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

  • 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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  • How to Do a Water Change (& Why It's Important!)
    July 31, 2020

    How to Do a Water Change (& Why It's Important!)

    Completing successful water changes for your aquarium is a critical part of effective tank maintenance and is key to healthy plants and fish. We know how important water changes are when maintaining a planted aquarium. At the end of this...

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  • Plant Profile: Water Lilies
    June 26, 2020

    Plant Profile: Water Lilies

      Today we’re happy to feature a stunning new pond plant on our website--the water lily.  Scientific name: Nympthaea species. Of all pond plants, the water lily is most popular for many reasons. Water lilies are a striking (and long-lasting) addition...

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  • Create Your Own Blackwater Biotope - Tips & Tricks
    June 11, 2020

    Create Your Own Blackwater Biotope - Tips & Tricks

    By: S. Sanders (@ShrimpletScaping)   Picture this; a deep orange tint of aquarium water creates a beautiful glow and warmth in the room, and the odd flash of a cardinal tetra’s bright blue stripe catches your eye whilst you’re reading a...

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  • 9 Common Planted Aquarium Mistakes to Avoid
    May 2, 2019

    9 Common Planted Aquarium Mistakes to Avoid

    by: Chris (@shrimpery) Having trouble finding a good balance in your new tank? Can’t understand why your plants won’t take off, but algae is thriving? Setting up a successful planted tank is supposed to be fun, but it can be...

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