November 26, 2019
Top 8 Aquarium Seeds for Aquascaping

A planted aquarium is often considered as one of the best forms of aquariums and as you have guessed, the plants form a big part of such an endeavor. You can go for the usual method of purchasing plants and then planting them in the aquarium but this method comes with a lot of caveats […]

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June 12, 2018
Local Aquarium Fish Clubs in New York

Nothing is better than being able to share your enthusiasm with fellow aquarium-lovers. Joining an aquarium club can be a rewarding thing to to. If your are looking to trade fish and plants or knowledge, these clubs are a great fit for you. The following list contains the most up-date active aquarium fish hobby clubs […]

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August 11, 2015
Image Compilation of Inspirational Aquascapes
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July 7, 2015
Traditional Dutch Style Aquascaping

What Makes a True Dutch Style Aquarium Dutch aquascapes are characterized by their abundant plant life, with as much quantity and diversity as needed to fulfill the hobbyist's visual image. Typically the entire foreground is fill with plant life. Larger-leafed species of plants are more typical in Dutch style aquascapes.

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July 7, 2015
The Water's Edge - Vivarium/Paludarium Style Aquascaping

  vivarium - generally tropical; high humidity, well planted, running water features terrarium - generally arid; low humidity, dryer climate animals, little water (suited well for frogs) paludarium - vivarium or terrarium with a large body of water. 50/50 water/land type tanks

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July 7, 2015
Maintaining the Iwagumi Layout in the Natural Aquarium

In an Iwagumi layout, only one type of rock is used as a composition material, and generally only a few types of aquatic plants are planted in a simple arrangement. Due to this simple composition, the strength of the presence of the rocks and their overall impression are influenced greatly by the arrangement of aquatic plants […]

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July 7, 2015
Amazonian/Jungle-Style Aquascaping

  This aquarium style tries to emulate some sort of jungle, like the Amazon for example. The key to this aquascaping style is the wild, lush, uncontrolled appearance. From all aquascaping styles this is the less intensive one in terms of maintenance. Everyday plant trimming is not needed, as you don’t want to give the […]

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