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Buce Blog - Planted Tank Aquascaping Tips, How To, Advice

  • professional aquascape

    7 Tips to Make Your Aquascape Look Professional

      Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   Do you ever see a photograph of an aquascape that looks objectively great while still feeling a bit… off? The key elements (healthy plants, clear water, thoughtful hardscape) are all there, but something is undeniably...

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  • Top 5 Aquascaping Styles

    Top 5 Aquascaping Styles

    Written by: Chris (@shrimpery)   What do aquascaping and painting have in common? Besides being quarantine-friendly hobbies, there are many styles to work with in each. A skilled painter can evoke just as much meaning and beauty from an abstracted,...

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  • Dry Start Method Step by Step Guide

    Dry Start Method Step by Step Guide

    Written by Bryson and Team Buce Plant The initial weeks of starting a planted aquarium are often the most frustrating. You might experience plants that seem set on floating and sparse growth.  Let me introduce you to the dry start...

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  • twinstar light comparison

    Which Twinstar LED Light is Best For You?

    Purchasing the perfect LED light for your planted tank is crucial to your scape’s success. That being said, we understand how the process of buying the right aquarium lighting can be overwhelming. With an abundance of brands and types, where...

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  • Best Plants to Grow Submerged AND Emersed

    Best Plants to Grow Submerged AND Emersed

      by: Chris (@shrimpery) If you keep up with aquascaping on social media, you’ve probably noticed the growing trend of aquariums featuring both submerged and emergent growth.  The addition of emergent growth allows the aquarium to better interact with its...

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  • Red Root Floaters: Care Guide

    Red Root Floaters: Care Guide

      Family name: Phyllanthaceae Origin: South America Red Root Floaters, or Phyllanthus Fluitans, are a freshwater floating fern plant known in the aquascaping game for their unique look, deep red roots, and easy care. These highly sought-after floaters are known...

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  • Plant Profile: Water Lilies

    Plant Profile: Water Lilies

      Today we’re happy to feature a stunning new pond plant on our website--the water lily.  Scientific name: Nympthaea species. Of all pond plants, the water lily is most popular for many reasons. Water lilies are a striking (and long-lasting) addition...

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