Author Archives: Tracy Ann Benson

How to get rid of Cyanobacteria or Blue Green Algae

How to get rid of Cyanobacteria or Blue Green Algae

Every aquarium lover can relate when they come across the term BGA. There is always a commotion and confusion around this topic; as the internet has advices on various methods to banish them and not all method could work on your tank. It is a highly displeasing and painful task to get rid of; and […]

How to build a Forest/Jungle Aquascape

How to build a Forest/Jungle Aquascape

It is a wild and rustic design that is obtained when you let your plants grow to its full potential without any control. It aims to obtain a natural and untamed appearance with densely populated plants. This style is a friend to all beginners of aqua-scaping as little to no maintenance is required. Let us […]

What is Nature Style Aquscape?

What is Nature Style Aquscape?

This is achieved by recreating or imitating a landscape, nature style is preferred by most, for its comprehensive use of materials. Although difficult to pull off, this style has the reputation of winning awards for its hobbyists. Different materials such as rocks, stones, sand, plant and fish come into play. Let us look into the […]

What is Dutch Style Aquascaping

What is Dutch Style Aquascaping

As discussed in the blog Aqua-scaping Styles, The Dutch focuses on highlighting the flora of the Aquatic World. It is one of the oldest styles of scaping relying on various fast-growing plant without compromising on the beauty. The texture, colour and shapes of plants are used in the play. If you want to try your […]

What are the different Aquascaping styles

What are the different Aquascaping styles

What is aqua-scaping? If you are an avid aquarium hobbyist, you must be familiar with this term. Aqua-scaping is the art of designing an aquarium with plants, rocks, driftwood, aquarium ornaments etc; that is pleasing to the eyes. In simple terms, it is like gardening, but in your aquarium. Although it looks effortless; each scaping […]

How to grow Bucephalandra

How to grow Bucephalandra

All you need to know about Bucephalandra What is Bucephalandra? Our dear Buce is a plant that you find in abundance growing along streams, attached to rocks. They are the amphibians among aquatic plants meaning, you can grow them emersed and submersed in water. A low maintenance and a friend to all aquarium lovers, beginners […]

How to control Algae in Planted Aquarium

The internet swarms with techniques where one can overcome the slimy greens. Before we find ways to curb algae, one must realise that the growth cannot be completely eradicated. We can take multiple measures that can help us control them, as this is a normal process. A common misconception is that algae is green and […]

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