Bucephalandra Buyers/Sellers Guide
Mar 11, 2019

Bucephalandra Buyers/Sellers Guide

It has become apparent to me that there has been a lot of confusion and misrepresentation amongst the Bucephalandra community in Aus. I am writing this guide to help new buyers and sellers with a better understanding of Bucephalandra . As a bit of background, I have been a collector and grower since they first became popular in AUS 7-8 years ago and I am always learning new things about this wonderful species.
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Chelated Iron In Aquariums - DTPA, EDTA or EDDHA
Aug 12, 2018

Chelated Iron In Aquariums - DTPA, EDTA or EDDHA

The best iron fertilizers are the chelate iron fertilizers. Chelates are the compounds that stabilize metal ions ( in this case - iron) and protect them from oxidation and precipitation. Different chelates ( EDTA, DTPA, EDDHA ) hold iron ions in different strengths at different pH levels. They also defer in their susceptibility to iron replacement by competitive ions. For example, at high concentrations, calcium or magnesium ions may replace the chelated metal ion. These chelated fertilizers also ensures that the iron is kept in ferrous state, plants absorb iron in ferrous state.
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Biopod Eden - Update 5
Mar 21, 2018

Biopod Eden - Update 5

Today’s photos before lights go off  
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Biopod Eden - Update 4
Mar 21, 2018

Biopod Eden - Update 4

Little update of our Eden Biopod. Most of the plants are well established now. Sphagnum moss have lots of new...
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Green Valley - Aquascape - Update 3
Jan 05, 2018

Green Valley - Aquascape - Update 3

Green Valley Aquascape - Update 3 Time for next update on this aquascape. Due to coverage we need we moved...
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Biopod Eden - Update 3
Jan 03, 2018

Biopod Eden - Update 3

Another update on this little piece of nature which is mainly focused on growing aquatic plants...we have added black lava...
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Biopod Eden - Update 2
Jan 01, 2018

Biopod Eden - Update 2

Biopod Eden  Love it when we can involve kids in the hobby... she really happy as I let her build...
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