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Carbon Dioxide: Part Three, Installing a System

Pierce CO2 Starter Kit 95g - 7 pieces

  by John Tullock Our Up Aqua Carbon Dioxide System is the ideal choice for a small planted tank. Simple and easy to install, the system includes seven components: CO2 cylinder (95 grams) Stand for cylinder Regulator with pressure gauge Bubble counter Check valve Diffuser Suction cup In addition to these items, you will need […]

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 […]