Benefits of Lava Stones Lava stone is the safest hardscape material in many ways, and not only beginners but many professional scapers prefer using it in their tanks. In this article, I will be introducing the benefits of lava stone, and by the time you finish reading this, I’m sure
ADA Super Jet Filter ES-150 and ES-300 Review
ADA Super Jet Filter series is the high-end canister filter for planted tanks and its appearance is often said to be the most sophisticated and pristine. I have been using ES-150 for my Wabi-kusa Wall 60, and ES-300 for my 60P aquascape for over 2 years. Today, I would like
DOOA vs Do! aqua: What’s the Difference?
DOOA vs Do! aqua 2017 was a major turning point of ADA (Aqua Design Amano) the world’s most successful aquascaping brand and the founder of Nature Aquarium style aquascape. When you visit a shop with ADA products in stock, most of the time, you will also find products from DOOA.
Tips for Growing Eleocharis parvula (Dwarf Hairgrass)
Eleocharis parvula, also known as ‘dwarf hairgrass’ is one of the most popular foreground plants for Nature Aquarium style aquascapes. It is used in many scapes due to its ability to grow fast and stays shorter than 5cm. Eleocharis parvula is sold in a variety of forms; potted, in-vitro, and
Everything You Need to Know About Tissue Culture Aquatic Plants
In the past few years, tissue culture aquarium plants (or InVitro plants) have become popular among aquascapers all around the world due to the vast number of their benefits. However, some aquascape hobbyists are still sceptical about the potential of the tiny plants. One of my friends, who keeps aquatic
Should You Still Buy Metal Halide Lamp for Your Aquarium in 2021?
Before LED was invented, fluorescent light and metal halide lamps had been the most commonly used aquarium lighting. The light of the metal halide lamp is almost like natural sunlight and is the most suitable light for growing aquatic plants. Moreover, it displays the aquascape like an actual view of
Is it a Good Idea to Get Aquarium Equipment Second-hand?
You have made up your mind to make a beautiful aquascape, like the ones you see in famous aquascapers’ photos, videos, etc. Or maybe you are already a skilled aquascaper and thinking of upgrading your equipment to step up to the next level.