I got our planted Spec V started about three years ago. Along the way, I’ve learned quite a bit about planted aquariums (I still have so much to learn) and I wanted to try and
In all my planning to start our planted tank, one thing I was not prepared for was the difficulty in getting the stem plants in place. I was planting a new bunch of Bacopa Caroliniana and it became a comical exercise. I had a bunch of
I recently wrote an article on aftermarket light options for the Fluval Spec Aquariums and I just updated the portion on the Spec V to include
One of the variables that you need to establish for your aquarium is the schedule for when lights will be on and off. For the planted aquarium, this becomes critical in creating the right balance between providing enough lights for you plants but not too much to simply fuel unwanted algae.
Specific to the low light planted Aquarium, since