Now that you've got your planted tank set up, it's time to stock it with fish. You can't go wrong with these five freshwater fish species.
To make your tank truly spectacular, try adding moss to the mix. With many types to choose from, moss adds a lush and natural touch to your aquarium.
When it comes to freshwater tanks, the Amazon Sword Plant is a fan favorite - for many reasons. Here are the basics you need to know about this tank staple.
Got light? The right lights on your aquarium can not only make your tank shine, but it's also necessary component for plants to thrive.
The key to the perfect planted tank is to get the balance between fish and plant needs just right. The solution is finding the ideal type of substrate.
It's not saltwater, it's not freshwater - brackish aquariums offer a bit of both! But finding the right plants for this type of tank can prove to be tricky.
Driftwood adds a distinct look to an aquarium. To make sure you pull off this style, follow our tips for properly using driftwood as a live plant anchor.
Much thought and planning goes into a vibrant, practical planted tank. Learn how to properly arrange your plants and which ones are best for the foreground.
Don’t let the name scare you off. Adding carnivorous plants to your tank can take your aquarium to a new level of uniqueness.
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Bring out the best in your vibrant aquarium with the right lights. Here's our guide to the best light fixtures for a planted tank.
If you're impatient for growth, you'll want aquarium plants that shoot up quickly. Take a look at these fast-growing aquarium plants for your planted tank.
You don't have fish in your aquarium, just plants. That means you don't need a filter, right? Here's why you may want to add a filter to your planted tank.
Who says an aquarium is just for fish? A paludarium can house a host of animals and plants that takes on the feel of your very own exotic wetland!
Some fish and aquarium plants don't go together. If you're thinking of adding Oscars to your planted tank, keep these important facts in mind.
Floating plants help to create a tranquil vibe in your aquarium. If you're new to this kind of plant, here are a few pointers to keep in mind.
Welcome to the wonderful world of planted tanks! If you're just getting started, we've made a list of eight aquarium plants that are great for beginners.
A mix of salt and freshwater, brackish aquariums present its own set of challenges. Here are a few plants that hold up in this type of tank.
A different take on planted tanks, emersed plant life gives your aquarium dimension. Let's talk about the ins and outs of emersed aquarium plants.
Getting a 10 gallon fish tank is an excellent starting point as it is not overwhelmingly big or too challenging. Take a look at he best 10 gallon aquariums!
Your planted tank sure looks good... good enough to eat! Here's what you need to know if you don't want fish eating all of the plants in your aquarium.
Carbon Dioxide is an important element in your planted tank, and your plants need more than you think. Add extra C02 for a thriving aquarium.
Also known as a �Riverbank Aquarium,� the Riparium is growing in popularity. Let's go over the basics of this new planted tank trend.
Get on the Bucephelandra bandwagon. The latest trend in aquariums, Buce can turn your tank into colorful oasis and the centerpiece of your home.
Your aquarium plants aren't thriving; in fact, it looks like they're going to go belly up! Here are some common problems you'll see with aquarium plants.
Some plants take a lot more work than others. If you're looking for a challenge, these are the most difficult aquatic plants to grow.
Just like the ones growing in earth, there are certain basics aquarium plants need to survive and thrive. Let's go over the basics of planted tank care.
Let's get to the bottom of aquarium substrate! Depending on what kind of tank you set up, you need to choose the right substrate for it.
Lush and colorful, the Cryptocoryne species is a popular pick for planted tank enthusiasts. Why not add these vibrant aquatic plants to your tank?