ScapeFu Letter – please subscribe

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Hi, I’m all about continuing the conversation about planted aquariums and aquascaping. That’s why I wanted to let you know about something we’re starting called the ScapeFu Letter.  It’s our own, personal email newsletter for readers of this site. We wanted a way to be able to send out daily (or there abouts) emails to our readers when we didn’t … Read More

The Strange Times of Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod

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Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod has probably been the most influential forces behind the tropical fish hobby in the US, if not the world. He’s very controversial and quite a personality. I found this fantastic, and detailed, Sports Illustrated article about him written in 1965! That’s before I was born! It’s titled The Strange Fish and Stranger Times of Dr. Herbert … Read More

Poll on growth of planted aquarium hobby in the US

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I’m researching a new article on the state of the planted aquarium hobby in the US.  Please take a minute to answer my poll via the following link. It is only one yes or no question. Thank you and please send this along to any aquarist friends you may have. Thanks!

Seattle establishes the Nature Aquarium Club

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I recently learned that our friends in Seattle recently established a club focused on nature aquariums and Takashi Amano inspired work. The club is a study group of people interested in artistic aquarium design inspired by the work of Takashi Amano, who has spent the last few decades forming a unique and novel approach toward and methodology in keep aquaria. … Read More

Aqua Journal Online Review – winner or doomed to fail?

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Aqua Design Amano is giving another go at the English version of their famous magazine, Aqua Journal. It's now available as an online publication through CoverLeaf.  The first attempt at an English version ended in failure within a year's time. So, will this attempt also end in failure? Is it worth the money? Online versus full-color glossy Shortly after the … Read More

New Elos Site

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The Elos Company has redesigned its site and it looks awesome.  I love their product design that even rivals that of ADA. Go check it out.

Planted aquariums in the USA

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Folks, If you haven't seen it already, this is a fantastic thread about the current state and future of our planted aquarium hobby. Please go check it out.

Lets be friends!

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Lets be friends on Facebook!  If you use it, please go over and give us a Like and add ScapeFu as a friend.  Thanks and see you on Facebook!