Algae in Aquarium-Which one causes algae? Nitrate, Phosphate or Ammonia??

Algae is one of the most disgusting problems that almost every aquarist face. There goes a myth that Nitrate and Phosphorus are responsible for an algae bloom. It is completely wrong. Ammonia is the culprit behind algae bloom. In this Article, I will try to explain it in details. At first, to know what causes algae, we’ll …

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A guide to Aquarium Plants Nutrient Deficiency

All kinds of plants need nutrients to thrive. Aquarium plants need enough nutrients in the water column to survive. If there are not sufficient nutrients in the water column, the aquarium plants will show nutrient deficiency. It’s hard to diagnose nutrient deficiency in aquarium plants because they show almost same symptoms. This article will discuss …

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Estimative Index (EI Dosing) Fertilizing Method: Why it is Necessary?

The popular Estimative Index Fertilizing Method was first established by famous aquascaper Tom Barr. The basic idea behind this fertilizing method is to provide an excess amount of nutrients to your tank in a week. After the end of each week, you have to change half of the water to set the proper amount of nutrients …

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Why to use dry fertilizers instead of liquid fertilizers?

Aquatic plants thrive in a well-balanced environment , including enough light, carbon, micro and macro nutrients. For making your tank spectacular and the plants flourish, you need to use fertilizers regularly. There are two types of fertilizers to choose, i.e. dry fertilizers and liquid fertilizers. It is always smart to use dry fertilizers instead of …

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