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

  • 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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  • Heterandria Formosa Habitat Aquascape
    September 29, 2021

    Heterandria Formosa Habitat Aquascape

    Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   Heterandria formosa is the smallest live bearing fish and one of the world’s smallest vertebrates in general. Native to shallow planted areas at the water’s edge, they are a perfect fit for my pond-style aquascapes. Membership...

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  • anubias nana petite
    July 30, 2021

    All About Anubias Aquarium Plants

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    If you’ve never kept aquarium plants before and you're looking to start your first planted fish tank, Anubias is an excellent choice for a starter plant! It's also a favorite plant to the most experienced aquascapers...

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  • anubias tying
    April 30, 2021

    How to Plant Epiphyte Aquatic Plants

      Written by: Simon  Epiphytes are one of the most popular types of plants in the aquascaping hobby. Although, they can't be planted into substrate like your normal stem plants. Aquatic epiphytes are aquarium plants that naturally grow on the surface...

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  • best aquarium plants for beginners
    March 12, 2021

    7 Best Aquarium Plants for Beginners

    Designing a beautiful aquascape can be difficult for beginners. Learning about the specific care needs of each aquatic plant is a start, but actually meeting those needs in practice is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are a number of beginner...

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  • Best Plants for a Low-Tech Scape
    October 28, 2020

    Best Plants for a Low-Tech Scape

      Written by: Chris (@shrimpery)   Low tech, high tech- what is all this technology (or lack thereof) that aquarium people keep talking about? In short, it all comes down to CO2. “High tech” aquascapes inject pressurized CO2 into the...

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  • low tech tank
    October 23, 2020

    Advice on How to Fake a High-Tech Aquarium

      Written by: Bryson (@unso.fish.ticated)   As the title suggests, there is a strategy to achieve the high-tech look on a low-tech tank! Let’s dive right in (pun intended). When it comes to high-tech aquariums, CO2 gear, high lighting, and...

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