Carbon Dioxide Tip Sheet

Carbon dioxide is essential to plants. It does not easily dissolve in water, and therefore can be a limiting factor in aquarium plant growth. As a rule, fast-growing plants will require more carbon dioxide, as well as more light, than slower-growing varieties. Among the best selections for tanks without carbon dioxide injection are Anubias, Cryptocoryne, […]

AquaLife’s New Planted Tank Line

by John Tullock After over a year of experimentation and observation,  AquaLife has developed three new products for planted aquarium enthusiasts. They are LUSH, Phyto-Tone, and Evoke. Each has been designed to make life easier for anyone with a planted aquarium. Plants need light, carbon dioxide, and food (fertilizer) in order to grow and thrive. […]

Amano Shrimp: Workers for your Aquarium

Caridina multidentata, sometimes caridinia japonica and otherwise known as Amano shrimp, are an extremely popular freshwater shrimp species to introduce to your aquarium. Takashi Amano, the famous hobbyist who discovered the species ability to eat large quantities of algae, introduced the Amano shrimp to aquarists. They are around one inch in length at the pet […]