Monthly Archives: October 2018

Starting and Stopping in the 75 Gal DIY Overflow Project

I like to overthink everything.   Every now and then, I spend more time staring at the project then I probably should.  Last weekend was definitely one of those times.  I measured the inside of the aquarium stand and it was the right size for me to fit my new sump.  I even purchased a sump […]

What You Need to Know about CO2 for Planted Aquariums

Just like grass and trees, aquatic plants also require carbon dioxide (CO2) to photosynthesize. CO2 is a gas in its purest form but like oxygen, it dissolves in water. This dissolved CO2 is essential for the growth of aquarium plants.  Managing CO2 in your planted aquarium is a tricky business. Too little of it will […]

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