Category Archives: Planted Tank Technique

Carbon Dioxide Part Two: Estimating Concentration

by John Tullock In Part One last week, I discussed the importance of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the planted aquarium, and described several types of equipment used for adding CO2 to improve plant growth. In this post, I will discuss how CO2 concentration can be estimated when the pH and alkalinity of the aquarium are […]

Carbon Dioxide: Part One

by John Tullock All plants need four basic things to survive. These are: sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and minerals. In the aquarium or paludarium, water is never in short supply. Thus, light, carbon dioxide, and minerals become the important factors limiting plant growth. This series of posts will examine the role of carbon dioxide and […]

Thinking Ahead

by John Tullock What brings you to the doorstep of the world of planted aquariums? Are you an experienced hobbyist or professional aquarist seeking new inspiration? A beginner not yet sure if a planted tank is for you? Does the idea of a planted aquarium as art attract your attention? Or are you more interested […]

Welcome to Sevenports.com!

by John Tullock Welcome to Sevenports.com! Our site is currently under construction, but we are working behind the scenes. Our goal: to create a comprehensive online source for information, equipment and supplies for planted tank enthusiasts, from beginner to expert. We hope you will visit our site often. You can use the comment section at […]