Tag Archives: planted tank

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 […]

Getting Started

by John Tullock OK, you’ve decided to explore the fun and fascinating hobby of planted aquariums. Where should you begin? How to answer that question depends largely upon your expectations. Here are some suggestions regarding different ways to go and how to get there. Low Tech, Low Maintenance If you don’t want to spend a […]