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  • How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in Aquariums

    How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in Aquariums

      If your freshwater aquarium has been taken over by a thick layer of blueish-green algae, you may be dealing with a cyanobacteria outbreak. There are a wide range of causes behind cyanobacteria (commonly referred to as blue-green algae) such...

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    Top 10 Fish for a Community Tank

    What makes a great freshwater fish for a community tank setup? The best fish for community tanks often have shared characteristics. Many of them are naturally peaceful schooling fish that aren't territorial. Popular community tank species often aren't timid or shy...

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  • Top 8 Plants for Breeding Aquarium Fish

    Top 8 Plants for Breeding Aquarium Fish

    Live aquatic plants are a great addition to any aquarium, but they can be especially beneficial in aquarium fish breeding. Not only do plants simulate a natural breeding environment for many fish species, but they can also be used to establish safe...

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  • green water in fish tank

    How to Get Rid of Green Water in Aquariums

    If your aquarium water has suddenly turned the color of pea soup, it means green water has infested your planted tank. This happens due to an unexpected population explosion of tiny floating algae called phytoplankton. Getting rid of green water...

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  • aquarium hardscape with mountain stone

    5 Guidelines for Aquarium Hardscaping

    Designing an aquascape that truly emulates nature can be a challenge, but it's one that's well worth the effort. As humans, we tend to prefer order and symmetry, with everything neatly arranged in grids and straight lines. However, when it...

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  • Keeping Bettas: How to Care for a Betta Fish

    Keeping Bettas: How to Care for a Betta Fish

     Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant    Betta fish are one of the most popular in the aquarium hobby because of their flashy colors, elegant finnage, and ease of care. In fact, bettas are considered an exceptional starting fish for...

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