The Dutch style planted aquarium
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The Dutch style planted aquarium

The origins of the Dutch-Style aquarium date back to the early 1900’s, and its principles have not changed since. What is a Dutch-Style Aquarium? The Dutch-Style imitates a heavily planted underwater English garden. Core principles are depth, harmony, and simplicity. The setup centers on plants. Driftwood, rocks, and ornaments are not found in a Dutch-Style […]

Algone aquarium water clarifier
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Algone in Planted Tanks

What Algone does: Clears cloudy aquarium water, removes nitrates, restores and maintains tank’s biological balance, prevents common problems caused by deteriorating water quality. Algone restores a healthy balance to the planted aquarium. • Safe for all aquatic plants • Increases bio-availability of trace element • Prevents early precipitation of essential nutrients • Corrects nutrient imbalances […]

Black tetra fish
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Aquarium plant health guide. Grow thriving plants in your fish tank!

Mineral deficiencies can be detected by observing the plants and their symptoms. Magnesium, nitrogen, phosphate, potassium for example are mobile nutrients and calcium, iron are immobile. Mobile nutrients can be moved within the plant to avoid a shortage while a deficiency in immobile nutrients has an instant effect on the plant. Signs of plant deficiencies: […]