A Long-Term Layout for the Nature Aquarium
Patience is the key to creating a beautiful fish tank layout. Aquatic expert Takashi Amano shares his advice for long-term success.
The Planted Tank: Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Part 2: Anatomy of a Plant
Botany, the study of plants, helps us describe aquatic species. This article looks into the ways in which we can use botany to identify plants.
An Iwagumi Layout with Radially Arranged Stones
Many different stones may be used in Iwagumi layouts. Master aquascaper Takashi Amano discusses a popular kind and describes its use in the planted aquarium.
Balancing Light and CO2 in the Nature Aquarium
Light and CO2 can bring an aquascape to life when balanced properly. Aquarist Takashi Amano explains how to balance aquarium lighting and CO2.
Aquatic Gardening, Nano Style
Once you start with a nano aquascape, it's easy to get hooked on the aquarium hobby. Planting your small tank adds an extra touch of creativity!
The Planted Tank: Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Part 3, How Plants Work
Botany helps us understand how plants work, which in turn provides insights for growing a beautiful planted tank. This piece explains some of the basic principles of photosynthesis.
Creating an Iwagumi Layout in the Nature Aquarium
A renowned aquarist explains how to recreate the aesthetic of a Japanese rock garden in this special TFH article.
Cryptocoryne wendtii is one of the most common and widely used aquarium plants available today. Learn more about the crypt aquarium plant here.
Driftwood Structure in the Nature Aquarium
Aquarium driftwood is a simple yet creative addition to any tank. Legendary aquarist Takashi Amano lays out some guidelines for inserting driftwood.
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