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MK-BREED for Crystal Shrimp

ARTICLE by SS

Learn about MK-Breed products, designed specifically for Crystal Shrimp (Caridina cantonensis). The products address the entire life cycle of shrimp, from the critical step of tank setup (Nitrogen Cycling) to feeding and routine maintenance.

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Jungle Style - Competition Submission

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Over the past weekend we competed against a few of our local freshwater planted aquarium aquascapers at Reef-A-Palooza Los Angeles. Since most of the attendants at the event were more familiar with coral and marine scales, we decided on a plant-heavy design with a few of our favorites, highlighting a stone and driftwood hardscape layout.

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Binomial Nomenclature "Latin Names"

ARTICLE by SS

Binomial nomenclature is the formal convention for naming living things; we utilize this standard for all of the plants and animals available here at SubstrateSource. As such, we thought it useful to provide some information regarding this naming methodology.

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Introducing - Tantora

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For those looking for all-natural catappa leaves and bark, mineral stones, and dried mulberry and guava leaves, Tantora provides the absolute best. Every product is hand-selected, inspected, and packaged at the source to maintain the highest quality standards. This blog will introduce some notable Tantora products.

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How Much Substrate?

ARTICLE by SS

Take the guesswork out of planning your substrate bed by calculating how much you'll need for your project. This article will show you walk you through calculations for common aquarium shapes. You may need a calculator and ruler! If you need help figuring out your substrate needs, contact us! We're happy to assist.

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