Category: Planted aquarium

15+ attracting Cryptocoryne species with images for planted aquariums


The outstanding tolerance of shades and ease of care make Cryptocoryne a great choice for the midground along with other plants, stones, and driftwood. There are so many Cryptocoryne species in the hobby these days, […]

Types of aquascaping tools (scissors, tweezers,…) and usage guide


Whether you’re an experienced aquascaper or just looking to start out in this fascinating and addictive hobby, you’re going to need a few basic tools to help you build and maintain your planted tank. It […]

7 common Rotala species that you can choose for the background


Rotala species are usually used in the backgrounds of planted tanks. They are fairly easy to plant and care for, making them very popular in the hobby. This article includes some common and attractive Rotala […]

20+ most popular stem plants for the background of planted tanks


Background plants are the tallest and they make a huge difference in the appearance of the planted tank. There are many stem plants for the background with different colors and leaf shapes and it may […]

Roles, types, and choosing the best substrates for planted tanks


Having a planted aquarium is an excellent way to be closer to nature. Unlike normal fish tanks, to support the healthy growth of the plants in a planted tank, you have to provide suitable substrates […]

Top 30 dwarf and carpet plants for the foreground of planted tanks


The foreground is the most important part of the planted aquarium that makes choosing plants for this position a bit complicated. Not all plants are suitable for the foreground. In this article, you’ll see some […]

Best CO2 regulators & accessories with setup guide for planted tanks


Aquarium CO2 (carbon dioxide) is used by plants during photosynthesis to build new cells for plant growth. Most freshwater aquatic plants rely entirely on the carbon dioxide that is dissolved in the water unless they […]

PAR guide to planted tank LED lights with comparison table


The rise of LED technology in recent years has directly contributed to the convenience of raising aquatic plants in home aquariums. LED lights are usually effortless to set up and install. They also have a […]