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Aquascaping is a very personal and private hobby and if you are looking for a few gift ideas for someone who is getting into the aquascaping hobby or even into planted aquariums you might not know where to start.
Below we’ve shared a few gift ideas that are sure to be a hit with the aquascaping or aquarist in your lift.
Here are our top 5 Gift Ideas For Aquascapers
1. Sunken Gardens: A Step-by-Step Guide to Planting Freshwater Aquariums
This bestselling book has everything a beginner to aquascaping would need to know.
As a beginner understanding specific plant requirements like lighting, substrate, co2 can be confusing and challenging this book helps you learn everything from plant biology, water chemistry, maintenance as well as what to do when your plants just won’t grow.
The book has hundreds of color pictures and plant profiles that highlight the best options for many different tank situation. There is even a chapter that focuses on aquascaping design concepts along with some examples you can copy.
This book is essential to anyone getting into the aquascaping hobby.
2. Acrylic Maintenance Tool Organizer
This organizer is perfect for what it needs to be…an organizer. It’s well made and durable and holds all your aquascaping tools right at tank level for easy access when needed.
It doesn’t take up much room, just tighten the screws on the rim of your aquarium and your good to go.
It adds a professional look to your tank and lets people know you’re a serious aquascape it also looks awesome!
3. OASE Indoor Aquatics Biomaster Thermo
Alright so this filter isn’t really for the beginner but if you’re looking to up your spin game then check this filter which is recommended by some of the best aquascapers in the game like George farmer.
To start this filter is extremely quiet which is ideal! The last thing you want to hear is a loud filter churning away while trying to enjoy the beauty of your latest scape.
This Canister Filter comes with a prefilter area and sponges which gives your water a very polished look and helps keep the rest of the filter clean so you don’t need to open up the canister very often.
Lastly, it has a built-in heater which ensures all the water is a consistent temperature when it enters the tank but it also keeps the heater hidden from view allowing you maximum room inside the tank for your awesome designs.
4. ONF Flat Nano Aquarium Light
Okay, this light is just so perfect looking and will add a luxurious aquascape look to your work of art.
When you open this box it’s like opening a new Apple iPhone or Tablet, which is a treat in itself, you know it’s top quality when it’s packed like that.
This light is designed for smaller nano-size tanks but ONF offers a wide range of lights that are the same quality.
The light is quality is exclusive to ONF and is a custom full spectrum range so it’s suitable for all plants. The light is so strong when you turn it on you’ll notice your reds and greens will look amazing and you’re plants will just eat up the PAR.
5. Origin of Creation: TAKASHI AMANO Biography
If you’re new to aquascaping you’ll want to read this book and understand the greatness that was Takashi Amano.
This book shows how Takashi became one of the most famous aqua scapers and the man behind one of the most iconic aquascaping brands ADA.
I’m sure any new or experienced aquarist will love owning a copy of this book.