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

  • Japanese Rice Fish Care Guide
    January 20, 2022

    Japanese Rice Fish Care Guide

    People who enjoy keeping fish in their freshwater aquariums might find it challenging to find the perfect species. A school of Japanese Rice Fish or singular fish like gourami are an excellent choices. In this article, we will tell you about very...

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  • Set Up: Low Tech Planted Tank for a Betta Fish
    January 6, 2022

    Set Up: Low Tech Planted Tank for a Betta Fish

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    In this blog post, I'll explain my thought process on setting up my recent planted betta tank. It had been a while since I last aquascaped a low-tech planted tank, and I decided to document the journey...

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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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  • How to Prevent Cryptocoryne Melt
    November 4, 2021

    How to Prevent Cryptocoryne Melt

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    Have you ever noticed the leaves of your Cryptocoryne plant turning brown/yellow before it becomes completely translucent? That is what’s known as “Crypt melt.” It is when the leaves of the aquatic plant start dying and decaying while underwater. This...

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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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  • How to Grow Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)
    August 26, 2021

    How to Grow Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)

    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...

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  • Common Fish Diseases and How to Treat Them
    August 18, 2021

    Common Fish Diseases and How to Treat Them

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)      Just like people or any other living animal, fish get sick too! It’s common for aquarium fish to catch an illness when they’re stressed or living in poor conditions. Unfortunately, not many hobbyists see the...

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