Buce Blog - Planted Tank Aquascaping Tips, How To, Advice
One of the most important elements of a successful aquascape is the use of aquatic plants. Among them, stem plants have emerged as a favorite choice for many aquascapers due to their versatility, ease of maintenance, and ability to provide depth and movement to the layout. For most aquascapers, beautiful, pristine groupings of stem plants are the centerpiece of a high-tech aquascape.Read now
How to Properly Grow Aquarium Carpet PlantsRead now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) Before they became mass-produced, household carpets were a symbol of luxury, found only in the homes of the wealthy. Growing carpeting plants- the fine-leaved aquarium plants used to blanket the substrate of a tank- can seem similarly lofty...
Ways to Keep a Planted Tank “Pristine”Read now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) Gorgeous planted aquariums aren’t hard to find online, but a few stand out more than others. You know it when you see it: nearly every aquarium plant leaf looks crisp, fresh, vibrant, and healthy; for a...
How to Grow Emersed Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)Read now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) Utricularia graminifolia (UG) is one of my favorite aquarium plants, but it’s also one of the most misunderstood. For a while, it seemed to have a reputation as being difficult to grow, but it is increasingly...
How to Achieve Pearling Plants in the AquariumRead now
Some time has passed after your aquarium light turned on and you notice something amazing: tiny bubbles (or pearls) sprouting from your aquatic plants. Pearling plants are nice to look at, but what makes them pearl, and is it healthy for your...
7 Things I Wish I Knew About AquascapingRead now
Written by: Curtis from Team BP Feeling overwhelmed with all the information about aquascaping? We’ve all been there. Aquascaping can seem daunting at first, after all, you’re going to be responsible for maintaining an entire ecosystem. If you are...
How to Grow Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)Read now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) The Utricularia Graminifolia carnivorous plant (UG) can be a mystifying subject. It's a highly sought after foreground plant featuring grass like leaves that create a lawn of carpet. This carnivorous plant is like an aquatic grass, with...
8 Tips for Your First High-Tech AquariumRead now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) It is easy to get so carried away in the excitement of decorating your planted tank that you neglect to build a foundation for a sustainable setup. In particular, going the high-tech route can be particularly...
Discus Care Guide: How to Keep a Discus AquariumRead now
Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant Often known as the “king of aquarium fish,” discus earn their title through their gorgeous colors, patterns, and variations. Particular strains of them are highly sought after, and some can easily reach a...