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Aquascaping

A Step-by-Step Guide to Planting, Styling, and Maintaining Beautiful Aquariums

Learn how to create and maintain your own underwater ecosystem.

Aquascaping is the art of arranging underwater plant life in aesthetically pleasing displays. From the brilliance of Takashi Amano and numerous other innovators, planted tanks have become one of the more popular methods of enjoying a personal aquarium. In Aquascaping: A Step-by-Step Guide to Planting, Styling, and Maintaining Beautiful Underwater Aquariums, internationally renowned aquascaper George Farmer teaches how to create the perfect aquascape. Included in this book are full-color photographs that will supply readers with:
 

  • Step-by-step instructions on setting up your tank
  • Different styling suggestions that best suit your landscape
  • How to pick plants, rocks, driftwood, substrate, and aquatic life
  • Understanding the chemistry and biology involved in keeping a healthy aquarium
  • Maintenance and upkeep
  • And much more
 
Creating an underwater ecosystem is not only a rewarding experience, but can bring much peace and relaxation to your life. So whether you’re a notice aquarist or seasoned aquascaper, Aquascaping will teach you all the tricks of the trade so that your sunken garden can be enjoyed by family, friends, and most importantly yourself.