7 Things You Need To Know About Drop Checkers
Mastering CO2 is the most important skill in a high tech planted tank. Plants use the energy of light to strip Carbon from Carbon Dioxide. The Carbon is then used to fabricate Carbohydrates. Sugar is a fundamental Carbohydrate and plants combine Phosphate with Carbon to build a nutritious sugar. ...
How to Add Plants to the Aquarium
There are a variety of aquatic plant types. The method used to add them to the aquarium depends on the type of structure. The three main categories are:
Plants having roots.
Epiphitic plants which have few roots or no roots at all.
Plants Having Roots
Rooted plants are ty...
How To Set Up A C02 Enriched Planted Aquarium
In this article we’ll provide a basic template for starting a CO2 enriched planted tank.
We’ll make a couple of assumptions and will address any differences from these assumptions after the main article.
Assumption #1: CO2 enrichment will primarily be by gas cylinder injection and using a timer...
Lighting in a Planted Aquarium
There are many misconceptions regarding the light requirements of a planted aquarium. This causes no end to grief for the hobbyists who follow the so-called rules without understanding some of the fundamental principles of plant physiology and photosynthesis. Hobbyist are typically instructed to ...