On the 27th of Feb. 2016 we will be taking our fans and followers on a journey through the media of live streaming to the White Mountain. Jurijs mit JS will be creating an Aquarium landscape from scratch.
Have you ever wondered where to look for aquascaping inspiration? It’s a true fact that aquascaping is a little more complicated than just throwing some aquarium plants and hardscape materials into water. Having healthy plants and good-looking rocks and pieces of wood is just not enough. It takes a good eye to really master a great aquascaping arrangement. We take a look at some tips and tricks to help inspire your next aquascape.
As any good aquarist knows, aquarium plants are key to a beautiful and successful aquascape. Though there is no precise delimitation regarding the choice of the plants, being limited only by your own creativity and imagination, there are a select few that are a common occurrence in most aquascapes, be it a Dutch, Jungle or Nature Aquarium style.
Hemianthus Callitrichoides (commonly known as Cuba) is both a popular and versatile Aquarium Plant that produces a lush green aquarium carpet effect. It can be used to create a rich base that can contrast against other focal point Aquarium Plants.
Aquascaping interview with Diego Marinelli, a talented aquascaper from Italy.
Planted aquariums need carbon dioxide, light and nutrients for healthy plant growth. Supplementing the water with a good aquarium plant fertilizers will provide all of nutrients and trace elements that plants need. Signs that your aquatic plants are deficient in essential nutrients are yellowing or brown leaves. The plants can also take on a glassy or transparent texture. Making sure that plants have the right amount of aquarium plant fertilizers means that they don’t have to work too hard to find it, and they can grow beautifully.
We think the best way to learn a new hobby is by getting knowledge and insight from those that are experienced in that particular field. We recently talked to George Farmer, a passionate aquascaper from the UK who is now working for Tropical Marine Centre, and he was kind enough to take some time in answering our questions. Read on.