Whether your plants even require any or little dosing is entirely up to you. There are plenty of setups of slow growing ferns and mosses that are perfectly balanced and grow at a rapid pace on their own. For the majority of planted tanks however, a little addition of carbon dioxide will go a long way towards making your plants grow more lush and beautiful.
In a day of product hype and hyperbole, it is refreshing to find a product that delivers more than it promises. Our testing found that the MP10 maximum flow rate exceeded the manufacturer's claim, and all other advertising points were reasonable.
Although a tank with temperate marine macro algae as the primary focus may be unheard of in the aquarium hobby, all of the equipment required is readily available, and as you may have noticed, many of the techniques involved are strikingly similar to common reef-keeping techniques already being employed.
We are excited to announce that a fourth book has been added to our expanding library at Advanced Aquarist!
Gary Lindner and Russ Kikel at AmericanReef.com this month bring you another podcast, this one concluding their two part series on sexual and asexual coral reproduction.
One of the things that I am personally discovering about my rebirth into the world of aquatic plants is that there many skills of reefkeeping which are helping me to be a better aquatic gardener and likewise, there are many lessons that freshwater planted tanks can teach us as reefers.
Terry discusses common types of filtration found in reef tanks.
We recommend only doing this with specimens known to be in good health, and that they should be kept at approximately room temperature for the duration of travel.
Media Review: An Overview of the Aquarium Science Program: Unique Opportunities to Receive Training and Accreditation for a Professional Career in the Aquarium Industry
Employment opportunities for graduates include work in aquaculture enterprises, research facilities, fish hatcheries, aquarium science publication, government natural resource agencies, public zoos and aquariums, and retailing, wholesaling, or self-employment in the ornamental fish industry.
This article discusses conservation methods designed to protect species, not necessarily ecosystems.
Terry discusses his continued efforts with his freshwater planted aquarium.
Gary Lindner and Russ Kikel at AmericanReef.com this month bring you another podcast, this one dealing with sexual and asexual coral reproduction.
Even under the best conditions, only a small percent of the eggs ejected in a spawning event will actually get fertilized, and of those that do, maybe 5% will make it through metamorphosis, or even far fewer than that.