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
3 Composition Guides for Creating a Beautiful AquascapeRead now
Have you ever come across an aquascape that was effortlessly beautiful, like a scene in nature? If you look closer, you may notice that its the imperfections that make the aquascape so pleasing to the eye. When building a new...
5 Tips on Substrate for a Planted TankRead now
Written By: Chris (@shrimpery) If you're like most aquarium hobbyists, you probably grew up with a childhood aquarium that had a standard river gravel substrate. I personally never really thought about other types of substrate in the aquarium until I got...
7 Easy Steps to Drip Acclimate Shrimp and FishRead now
Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant As aquarium-keepers, we all want our shrimp and other fauna to live long, happy lives in the aquascapes made just for them. However, the way in which we introduce them to our tanks is...
How to Trim and Propagate Aquarium PlantsRead now
One of the greatest joys of keeping a planted tank (or any live plants in general) is to watch something that you take care of grow, thrive, and multiply! At some point however, your aquatic plants will be too overgrown...
So-Called "Magic Seeds" and The Carpet Seed ScamRead now
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...
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started FishkeepingRead now
If you asked me why I bought my first freshwater aquarium, I could give you plenty of reasons. I could talk about the health benefits of watching aquarium fish or the appeal of a statement tank as a conversation...
How to Get Rid of Black Beard Algae in the Fish TankRead now
Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant Have you ever encountered this ugly black fuzz growing on the tips of plant leaves or on your aquarium’s hardscape? If so, it's most likely Black Beard Algae (BBA), also known as Black...
6 Tips for a Healthy Fish TankRead now
Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant Keeping freshwater fish, shrimp, and snails is different from raising other types of pets. Essentially, we have to maintain an entire ecosystem for them. Their fish tank is the world they live in, and...