Goodbye AQUASKY G…but I’m reviewing it!

Goodbye, AQUASKY G AQUASKY series is the first LED light ADA has released. In 2017, AQUASKY G was released as the standard model for small tanks up to 60P, and due to its elegant design and ability to encourage plants to grow dramatically, AQUASKY G has become one of the most popular aquarium lights. 1. AQUASKY G is Discontinued… Recently, ADA has been working on RGB LEDs witch makes the colour of plants and fish look incredibly vivid. This RGB LED was the game-changer. So here is how it went;…

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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 Wabi-kusa. In many cases, it is easy to grow compared to other carpet plants such as Micranthemum tweediei.

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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 plants at his house, once asked me if tissue culture aquatic plants were worth their prices. Of course, my answer to his question was yes, but I totally get why he thought they were overpriced. Since the technology is not…

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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 scenery underwater. The gorgeousness of plants and fish swimming under a metal halide lamp is no like any other planted tank with LED or fluorescent lights. However, there are some disadvantages that you need to understand. So, let’s take a…

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ADA 60P Setup Report Vol. 1: Layout〜2 Weeks Later

Several months ago, I happened to encounter giant driftwood with aggressively rough texture, which was the best wood I have ever seen. At first, I thought of using it in a 90P tank. However, it was beyond my ability to store a new 90P in my gallery at the moment, so I decided to purchase a 60P instead. Fortunately, I had my extra metal halide lump ready, so I could build an open-style aquarium although it was impossible to put such large driftwood in 60P tank. In this article, I…

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