This beautiful 120 gallon aquatic display was created by Tom Barr over at the Barr Report, you may have heard of him. Large manzanita branches form the hardscape and function as dividers for a colorful and high contrast array of plants in this Dutch-inspired tank.
Due to the popularity of our previous emergent growth aquarium space (Indoor Aquatic Rainforest), today we bring you BlueJack's "DirtLand," a 10 gallon jungle filled with both aquatic and tropical plants.
This small tank was picked up at a dollar per gallon sale as a dirt experiment for planted tanks, but turned into something truly astounding.
How big should your aquarium tank be? The following table provides a list of commonly available tank sizes, their dimensions, and filled water weight. When choosing a tank, be mindful of your space, lighting, and how much weight your structure can support.
Keeping a planted aquarium tank or aquatic garden, compared an empty or artifical one, provides a healthier and more stable environment. Starting one is easy, and you'll be drawn back to it daily to document the rapid growth of your plants and watch the playful antics of your fish and invertebrates. To get started, all you need is a tank, dirt & sand, some plants, and a light source. This comprehensive guide outlines everything you need to know to start and maintain a healthy tank!
Many terrestrial gardeners have never delved into aquatic plants, the main concern given was unfamiliary and high maintenance. On the contrary, most aquatic plant species are hardier, grow faster, and require less maintenance than their terrestrial counter parts. The key to keeping low maintenance aquatic plant vessel is balance. In this article we teach you how to start your own "Walstad" bowl.
Dubbed a mini "rain forest" by friends coming into the apartment, epiphyte's planted aquarium rainforest nestles into the far corner of a small living room.