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

  • Top Aquatic Plants for a Planted Cichlid Tank

    Top Aquatic Plants for a Planted Cichlid Tank

    Can cichlids be kept in a planted aquarium? In most cases, usually not. Their preferred water parameters and typical behaviors prevent most aquatic plants from doing well in their aquarium. However, it’s not an impossible task to keep cichlids with...

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  • 5 Aquarium Plants That Make the Terrarium Cut

    5 Aquarium Plants That Make the Terrarium Cut

    You may already be familiar with the amazing versatility of aquatic plants normally used in freshwater aquariums. But did you know that many of these plants can also make the jump completely emersed (out of water) too? Naturally, that makes...

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  • Top 10 Stem Plants for a Planted Aquarium

    Top 10 Stem Plants for a Planted Aquarium

    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.
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    Epiphyte or Rheophyte… Which Is It?

      Ever get confused with all the different trade names and scientific names that exist in the aquascaping hobby? Is it a Phyllanthus Fluitans or Red Root Floaters? Is it Neocaridina or Red Cherry Shrimp?  The answer is yes and yes....

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  • CARPET SEEDS MAGIC SEEDS

    So-Called "Magic Seeds" and The Carpet Seed Scam

     Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant    Have you ever seen carpeting plant seeds for aquariums being advertised online? If so, be cautious of spending your money on these "magic seeds." Unfortunately, they are more than likely falsely advertised...

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    How to Properly Grow Aquarium Carpet Plants

    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...

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