Dwarf hairgrass dry start method

Eleocharis Parvula (Dwarf hairgrass) is a grass-like, easy carpet foreground plant for fish tanks and aquariums. It’s also known as Dwarf Spikerush and Dwarf Hairgrass. It can be found in shallow freshwaters with plenty of access to light.  When growing above water, it has a very small head or spike of …

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DIY Aquarium Cover

Why does your aquarium need a cover? Prevent water evaporation Prevent your fish / shrimp from escaping from your aquarium Why DIY? Commercial aquariums can be expensive; a 10 gallon aquarium cover can cost about $20 in Amazon, making it expensive when building a fish room Custom made to fit …

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DIY root tabs

To support optimum plant growth, aquarists sometimes add fertilizer at initial tank set up.  This will promote strong root system, the absorption of nutrients and overall health of the plant.  Sometimes, root tabs are also added periodically after initial set up to maintain the look of the plants, particularly the …

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Tips for Caring Your Ramshorn Snails

Ramshorn snails are common fresh water snails.  They have different variantes; pink, red, blue, brown or leopard.   They are active, fun to watch and very useful too.  Ramshorn snails eat all kinds of algae, uneaten food, fish waste and decaying plant matter.  They are the best cleanup crew for your …

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