Trimming plants in your aquarium is an important part of creating a healthy and thriving planted tank. With regular trimming we encourage new growth and many plants will produce new shoots, especially ground cover plants such as hair grass. This article aims to provide you with the why, when and how to trim aquarium plants.
Many hobbyists have to make this key decision: whether to stay on the Low-Tech site or upgrade their setups with Hi-Tech equipment. Both ways of running a planted aquarium are doable although CO2 supplementation surely helps to achieve better results. Let's have a look why and how CO2 Systems changed planted aquariums of so many successful aquascapers!