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We're a group of aquarists that are on a mission to make Aquascaping the next big hobby. If you're obsessed with the art of crystal-clear water and pristinely-trimmed plants, you're in the right place. We cover a variety of topics, including technique, tutorials, interviews, showcases, and more.

Best UV Sterilizer For Aquariums: Top 7 Reviews

Best UV Sterilizer For Aquariums: Top 7 Reviews

We review our top 7 Best UV Sterilizer For Aquariums that we feel are worth a mention, each covered in detail with helpful information on how they can benefit your tank.

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Do Betta Fish Need A Filter? Aquarium Answers

Do Betta Fish Need A Filter? Aquarium Answers

We answer the common question of do Betta fish need a filter? along with other helpful Betta information as they are not like most other fish.

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Best Aquarium Sump & Refugium: Top 9 Reviews

Best Aquarium Sump & Refugium: Top 9 Reviews

We review what we consider to be the top 9 best aquarium sump and refugiums along with some helpful information on what they do and how they work.

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How Long Does A Goldfish Live: Factors Involved

How Long Does A Goldfish Live: Factors Involved

We answer the common question of how long does a Goldfish live for? it actually depends on a few factors and we cover them all in detail to answer your questions.

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Best Floating Aquarium Plants: Top 6 Reviews

Best Floating Aquarium Plants: Top 6 Reviews

We have reviewed 6 of the best floating aquarium plants that feel are worth a mention and why we think they are great for aquariums.

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Can Goldfish Eat Betta Food? Feeding Help

Can Goldfish Eat Betta Food? Feeding Help

Can goldfish eat betta food is a common question among aquarium owners and we have the answer for you along with some helpful feeding information.

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Best Filter For Turtle Tank: Reviews

Best Filter For Turtle Tank: Reviews

Looking for the best filter for turtle tanks? We review 3 in detail that we consider to be some of the top options available.

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Why Is My Fish Tank Cloudy &  How To Fix It

Why Is My Fish Tank Cloudy & How To Fix It

We answer the common question "Why Is My Fish Tank Cloudy" with 5 helpful ways to fix your cloudy aquarium water.

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Best Rimless Aquarium - Top 5 Reviews

Best Rimless Aquarium - Top 5 Reviews

A detailed look at we think are the 5 best rimless aquariums, each reviewed in detail with features, pros, cons and more to help you decide.

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Betta Tank Mates: 8 Best Fighting Fish Companions

Betta Tank Mates: 8 Best Fighting Fish Companions

Our Top 8 Betta Tank mates, these fish make great companions for your fighting fish and it's important to add the right fish with your Betta's.

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Best Protein Skimmer For Reef Tank

Best Protein Skimmer For Reef Tank

We cover what we feel is the best protein skimmer for reef tanks, helpful information and our top pick product reviewed in detail.

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Utricularia Graminifolia: Care & Maintenance Guide

Utricularia Graminifolia: Care & Maintenance Guide

Detailed and helpful information on the Utricularia Graminifolia Plant, from care, maintenance to general fact information.

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Best Small Fish Tanks: Cool & Unique Nano Options 2017

Best Small Fish Tanks: Cool & Unique Nano Options 2017

We look at 6 of the best small fish tanks in our detailed reviews to help you find a cool and unique nano tank for 2017, we look at features, pro's, con's and more to help you decide.

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Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis (Brazilian Micro Sword): Care & Information

Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis (Brazilian Micro Sword): Care & Information

Detailed and helpful information on the Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis OR Brazilian Micro Sword Plant, from care to general fact information.

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Best Aquarium Thermometer For Fish Tanks: Reviews 2017

Best Aquarium Thermometer For Fish Tanks: Reviews 2017

Our reviews of the 7 best aquarium thermometers for 2017, we cover each in detail as well the benefits of using a thermometer in your fish tank.

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Zebra Nerite Snail Care & Breeding Information

Zebra Nerite Snail Care & Breeding Information

A detailed overview and guide of Zebra Nerite snail care and breeding information, this helpful guide will tell you everything you need to know about this particular aquarium snail.

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Best Protein Skimmer Reviews: Top 10 Rated 2017

Best Protein Skimmer Reviews: Top 10 Rated 2017

A detailed look into the best protein skimmer for 2017, our reviews look at the top 10 options in depth to help you decide on the right option for your aquarium.

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LPS Coral Guide For Beginners: Types, Care & Our Favorite List

LPS Coral Guide For Beginners: Types, Care & Our Favorite List

Our LPS Coral Guide covers the different coral types, care and our personal favorite list. This is great for both beginners and experts looking for some great and helpful information.

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Best Aquarium Heater: Brand Reviews 2017

Best Aquarium Heater: Brand Reviews 2017

We look at the 9 best aquarium heaters in detailed reviews, covering the brands, pros, cons and more to help you decide on the right option.

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Discus Fish Care Guide: Feeding, Breeding and Requirements

Discus Fish Care Guide: Feeding, Breeding and Requirements

We are here to tell you everything you need to know in order to keep your discuss fish alive. Everything from Discuss fish care, housing, feeding and breeding will be covered here.

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Best Betta Tanks: 8 Cool Aquarium Reviews

Best Betta Tanks: 8 Cool Aquarium Reviews

We’re here to help you find the best betta tank with our top 8 cool aquarium reviews to help you decide on the right option for you and your Betta's.

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Best Aquarium Filter – Top 11 Reviews

Best Aquarium Filter – Top 11 Reviews

Looking for the best aquarium filter? we have got you covered! we reviewed the top 11 options currently available with all you need to know to help you decide which is right for you.

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Cascade 1000 Canister Filter Review (Penn Plax)

Cascade 1000 Canister Filter Review (Penn Plax)

Thinking of buying the Cascade 1000 Canister Filter? Our detailed review covers everything you need to know to help you make a decision if it's the best option for you.

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Anubias Nana Petite Plant - All You Need To Know

Anubias Nana Petite Plant - All You Need To Know

This plant is technically known as the Anubias Nana Petite, but many in the plant and aquarium world have dubbed it the Nana Petite.

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Best Fish Tanks For Beginners - 5 Top Picks Reviewed

Best Fish Tanks For Beginners - 5 Top Picks Reviewed

Our list of the best fish tanks for beginners, we narrowed it down to these 5 options after a lot of research and have carefully reviewed each one to help you decide on which to buy.

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How To Clean A Fish Tank - Step By Step Guide

How To Clean A Fish Tank - Step By Step Guide

A helpful guide on how to clean a fish tank the right way in 10 simple steps with lots a of great tips along the way.

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Best Substrate For Planted Tank - Top 6 Options

Best Substrate For Planted Tank - Top 6 Options

Looking for the best substrate for planted tank? we have narrowed it down to 6 top options that are very effective which we highly recommend. Keeping reading for a detailed write up on each covering all you need to know about substrate and why you need to use it in your aquarium.

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How To Trim Aquarium Plants - Helpful Guide

How To Trim Aquarium Plants - Helpful Guide

It's important to keep your aquarium well maintained, a large part of that can be trimming your aquatic plants. The question we’re here to answer today is How to trim aquarium plants.

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How To Lower pH In Aquarium - All You Need To Know

How To Lower pH In Aquarium - All You Need To Know

A detailed guide on how to lower Ph in your aquarium, everything you need to know with some great, simple but effective solutions

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Aquarium Driftwood For Sale - Which Is The Best To Buy?

Aquarium Driftwood For Sale - Which Is The Best To Buy?

Let's face it there seems to be a lot of aquarium driftwood for sale online these days but which is really best option for your aquarium in terms of quality and cost?

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Homemade Fish Food Guide: How To Make It (5 Recipes)

Homemade Fish Food Guide: How To Make It (5 Recipes)

Keeping your fish happy and healthy should be your main priority if you have your own aquarium, which is why we are here to talk about homemade fish food

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What Fish Eat Algae: The Complete Guide

What Fish Eat Algae: The Complete Guide

When it comes to the question of “what fish eat algae?” the response is vast because there are so many different types of fish and aquatic animals that will consume various types of algae, the kind you get really depends on your tank and your needs.

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LED Aquarium Lighting Guide & Reviews

LED Aquarium Lighting Guide & Reviews

One thing that all fish and aquarium plants need is a light source to stay alive. In this LED Aquarium Lighting Guide we will talk about the things to consider before buying a specific type of lighting, how to make your own LED aquarium light, the nuances of different kinds of lighting, and which LED light is best for your tank.

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How to Grow Aquarium Plants, Planning, Setup and Supplies.

How to Grow Aquarium Plants, Planning, Setup and Supplies.

Knowing how to grow aquarium plants can make all the difference for people trying to set up certain types of aquariums. Really, it's all about making sure that the environmental conditions are right and that people have set up the balance of the plants correctly. People need to have the right equipment and they need to be careful about planning the finished aquarium correctly.

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What Do Betta Fish Eat - Help And Tips

What Do Betta Fish Eat - Help And Tips

We are here today to help answer some of the common questions around what do Betta Fish eat as well as some other general feeding issues and questions that seem to be raised a lot. This article should help answer your feeding and care questions and help address any feeding concerns you might have.

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Marineland Contour Glass Aquarium Kit with Rail Light Review

Marineland Contour Glass Aquarium Kit with Rail Light Review

For anyone who is in the market for a new fish tank, this one certainly does the trick. The Marineland Contour Glass Aquarium kit is great for anyone, but especially great for beginners because it comes with absolutely everything that a person needs to get their own aquarium started.

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Black Skirt Tetra - Care, Feeding, Behavior, Breeding and More.

Black Skirt Tetra - Care, Feeding, Behavior, Breeding and More.

Today we are here to tell you everything you need to know about the freshwater aquarium favorite, the black skirt tetra fish. This includes a little general overview, what conditions they should be kept in, what kind of fish friends they like to be with, what they should be fed, as well as their breeding conditions.

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How To Remove Fish Tank Algae (Green, White, And Brown)

How To Remove Fish Tank Algae (Green, White, And Brown)

The type of algae we are focusing on here is fish tank algae and the quest is to discover everything there is to know about it and most importantly, how to get rid of it.

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Cryptocoryne Parva Plant

Cryptocoryne Parva Plant

The Cryptocoryne Parva is actually quite an uncommon choice for freshwater aquariums, but none the less there are quite a few people out there who choose to have them in their fresh water fish tanks. The Cryptocoryne Parva is native to Asia; to be specific it can mostly be found in Sri Lanka where it tends to grow in the highlands.

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Cyperus Helferi Plant

Cyperus Helferi Plant

The Cyperus Helferi is actually a very interesting plant because it is one of the only kind of its species that can grow well under water. This plant is part of the Cyperus or Cyparaceae family of plants, but it is virtually the only one that can grow immersed or submersed in water.

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Fluval Edge 12 Gallon Aquarium Review

Fluval Edge 12 Gallon Aquarium Review

If you are looking for a fantastic aquarium then this is the way to go. The Fluval Edge 12 Gallon Aquarium is perfect for beginners because it isn't too big, it isn't too small, it’s easy to set up and maintain, and it makes for a perfect environment for your fish.

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Types of Tetra Fish and Breeding Information

Types of Tetra Fish and Breeding Information

A detailed look into the 10 most popular types of Tetra fish as well as general breeding information.

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Echinodorus Quadricostatus (Amazon Sword Plant)

Echinodorus Quadricostatus (Amazon Sword Plant)

The echinodorus quadricostatus is also known as the burhead or Amazon Sword Plant. This type of plant is often found in the Western hemisphere and is a part of the Alismataceae family of plants.

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Cabomba Piauhyensis Plant

Cabomba Piauhyensis Plant

Cabomba Piauhyensis is also known as the Cabomba Furcata or more commonly, the Red Camboba.

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Low Light Aquarium Plants - Best 13 Options

Low Light Aquarium Plants - Best 13 Options

Here is the ultimate list of the best low light aquarium plants to give you some great, affordable options to make your tank beautiful without worrying about a high lighting set up.

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Crinum Natans (Rosette) Plant

The Crinum Natans is a Rosette plant that comes from the Amaryllidaceae family of plants that is native to West Africa.

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Cryptocoryne Balansae Plant

Cryptocoryne Balansae Plant

The Cryptocoryne balansae is also known as the balansae plant and it is a popular choice for many people to put in their aquariums.

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Neon Tetra Disease – Diagnosis and Prevention

Neon Tetra Disease – Diagnosis and Prevention

Unfortunately fish do get sick, and sometimes die. Today we are taking a closer look into a certain disease that affects fish known as Neon Tetra disease and cover how you go about diagnosing it and helpful prevention information.

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Freshwater Aquarium Snails – All You Need To Know

Freshwater Aquarium Snails – All You Need To Know

Many people decide to get freshwater aquarium snails to accompany their fish, and there is a good reason for it. However it’s not as easy as just picking up the first snails you see and dumping them into the water. Some snails are good, some are bad, and some are just a nuisance.

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Eleocharis Parvula (Dwarf Hairgrass) Carpets Made Easy

Eleocharis Parvula (Dwarf Hairgrass) Carpets Made Easy

Pretty much any of the top aquascapers use Dwarf Hairgrass at one point or another. That's because it grows quickly, looks great, and can give your aquarium a clean, well-maintained look that separates the amateurs from the professionals. Here's how you can use DHG to carpet your tank.

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The 10 Best Freshwater Aquarium Plants for Beginners

The 10 Best Freshwater Aquarium Plants for Beginners

The #1 mistake that Aquascapers make is choosing the wrong plant for their tank. It can make an otherwise beautiful aquarium look sloppy and unplanned. Do it right, though, and you're on your way to the top! Let's find out how you can choose the best plants that fit your aquarium.

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Aquascaping for Beginners

Aquascaping for Beginners

We've all seen the award-winning aquascapes created by professional Aquascapers like George Farmer, James Findley, and even Takashi Amano. The biggest factor that makes their tanks beautiful is understanding the basic principles of aquascaping a planted tank.

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SunSun Canister Filter: The HW 302 Review

SunSun Canister Filter: The HW 302 Review

Canister filters are considered the best technique to filtering your water in an Aquascape. They're out of sight, quiet, and efficient. Let's find out if the SUnSun HW 302 is worthy of being used in an Aquascape.

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Twinstar Nano Review: Aquarium Algae Control Made Easy

Twinstar Nano Review: Aquarium Algae Control Made Easy

The Twinstar nano supposedly inhibits algae growth while promoting faster plant growth. Let's take a look at the shameless promise it makes: stopping algae.

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Aquaclear 110 Aquarium Power Filter: The Best Mid-Size Filter?

Aquaclear 110 Aquarium Power Filter: The Best Mid-Size Filter?

In a world that's saturated with filters for the mid-sized tank, the AquaClear has been voted one of the best over and over again. Does it hold up when we take a closer look?

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Best Filter Media for Planted Tanks: The Beginner's Guide

Best Filter Media for Planted Tanks: The Beginner's Guide

The clarity of the water is one of the most striking aspects of Aquascapes. It's also one of the most challenging. Filter Media plays the most important role in keeping your water filtered & clean. Let's talk about some of the best options to do that.

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Java Moss: How to Grow Carpets, Walls, Trees, and More

Java Moss: How to Grow Carpets, Walls, Trees, and More

Java moss is one of the easiest plants to grow in an Aquascape, and it's a great plant for beginners to get their hands wet in the aquascaping world. Let's talk about some of the common techniques that use Java Moss.

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