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

  • Stocking Considerations for Planted Aquariums
    December 3, 2021

    Stocking Considerations for Planted Aquariums

    Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   Some of the discussions involving aquascaping border on the esoteric (debates about the dry-start method and ‘siesta periods’ come to mind), but nearly everyone can relate to the subject of stocking a planted aquarium with livestock....

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  • Top 10 Easy Fish for a Beginner's Planted Tank
    November 17, 2021

    Top 10 Easy Fish for a Beginner's Planted Tank

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    For many aquascapers, the fauna is what completes the aquascape. After taking the time to completely set up, plant, and cycle the aquarium, it's finally time to add some real movement. With so many fish species...

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  • The Walstad Method Tank Guide
    October 13, 2021

    The Walstad Method Tank Guide

     Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    What if I told you it’s possible to set up a natural planted tank that does not require regular water changes or even a running filter once established? To many aquarists, this just sounds like a...

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  • How to Adjust pH in the Freshwater Aquarium
    September 23, 2021

    How to Adjust pH in the Freshwater Aquarium

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    So you've started your planted tank and unfortunately for some reason, nothing is thriving. You buy a test kit and test your water to find that the levels in your aquarium are not right, especially the...

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  • 7 Things I Wish I Knew About Aquascaping
    September 2, 2021

    7 Things I Wish I Knew About Aquascaping

    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...

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  • Best Plants for a Freshwater Shrimp Tank
    August 11, 2021

    Best Plants for a Freshwater Shrimp Tank

    Written by: Gabe (saltwateraquariumblog.com)   If you’re interested in freshwater aquariums or becoming an aquarist, it is important to recognize the benefits of freshwater aquarium plants and what they can do for the inside of your tank. Not only will...

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  • 5 Popular Freshwater Fish for Planted Aquariums
    July 15, 2021

    5 Popular Freshwater Fish for Planted Aquariums

       Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    In aquascaping, adding freshwater fish is the final touch that make your aquascape thrive with life. Now that you have finished your masterpiece of an aquarium, it's time to add its inhabitants! If you’re on the...

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  • 8 Tips for Your First High-Tech Aquarium
    June 30, 2021

    8 Tips for Your First High-Tech Aquarium

    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...

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