What substrate should I use in my aquarium? Sound familiar? We give you the 5 characteristics of the perfect substrate for your aquarium. Go have a listen!
It is common knowledge that frequent water changes is how you keep algae at bay in planted aquariums and, especially in aquascapes. It’s a fact and we just have to accept it. Of course, we don’t have to like them. They’re a pain. So, the best thing to do is to make sure water changes are as easy to do … Read More
Using Nylon Stocking to Hold Down Driftwood [app_audio src=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/scapefu/ScapeFuProTip003.mp3″] Ah the many uses of nylon stockings… just fill one with substrate and tie it to your driftwood using zip ties, monofilament or cotton thread. It will hold down the driftwood until it’s waterlogged. Do you have a tip that you’d like to share with your fellow hobbyists? Send it to … Read More
ScapeFu Episode 19 – The Future of the Aquarium Plant Industry [app_audio src=” http://traffic.libsyn.com/scapefu/ScapeFu019.mp3″] Aquascaping News In Aquascaping News, I’ve been asked to serve as a judge in this year’s Concurso Brasileiro de Aquapaisagismo (CBAP), the Brazilian aquascaping contest. Interview with Oliver Knott Self-service stations for aquarium plants! OK Plants in Germany and hopefully in European Union! Anubias Aquatic Plants Aqvainnova Linea … Read More
ScapeFu017: The Basics of Lighting a Planted Aquarium & George Farmer [app_audio src=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/scapefu/ScapeFu017.mp3″] Lighting is one of the most important, but also one of the most confusing, aspects of a planted aquarium. “What’s the best type of light for my aquarium?” is probably the most asked question we see in aquarium forums. Today, we de-mystify lighting by sharing with … Read More
Carbon dioxide is a critical factor that determines, for many, success or failure with planted aquariums. Making sure you are providing enough to your plants given your unique aquarium situation can be challenging. In this episode, we dive into the science side of planted aquariums and discuss the importance of CO2 and how to go about making sure you are … Read More
The ScapeFu Podcast is back with lucky episode 13: Cycling a planted fish tank? Art and JJ welcome you back to the podcast after almost two years. JJ has moved to Texas and they are both older and wiser! In this short episode, Art and JJ discuss cycling a planted aquarium. Tom Barr shares his thoughts on it and, as … Read More