Tag Archives: John Tullock

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. […]

Update on Demo Tank

by John Tullock Back in December, 2017, I posted a photo of the demonstration tank I have set up to help explain how to grow aquatic plants. You can check it out here. To recap my maintenance protocol: Light on for 6 hours per day. Tank receives indirect sunlight. Fertilizer added daily, except on water […]

Planted Tanks With Fish: Simple Steps to Success

by John Tullock One of the most commonly asked questions I get regarding planted tanks goes something like: How do I keep it as simple as possible? While there really isn’t a short answer for that, here are some points to bear in mind when thinking about a planted aquarium with fish. Municipal tap water […]

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 […]