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Aquascaping Goals – Tank on Fire #7

Aquascaping Goals | Tank on Fire #7 Hello. Good morning. This is Art Pennom and you’re listening to the tank on fire podcast. Thank you so much for tuning in. And taking some time out of your day to spend with me, you’re chatting about planted aquariums and aquariums in general and how to make them beautiful. You know, I have a friend on Facebook that once he heard the podcast and the...

Aquascaping Styles – Tank on Fire #6

Aquascaping Styles | Tank on Fire #6 Hello, this is Art Pennom, and you’re listening to the tank on fire podcast. Good morning. Thank you for being here. I’m very thankful that you’re taking some time out and hopefully starting your day or at some point in your day. Taking a few minutes to, to talk today. It’s a wet day and I hope you’re not listening to the rain...

Filipe Oliveira – the treescaper

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. This quote from Eduardo De Bono captures how I think about Filipe Oliveira’s aquascaping. He’s an artist that pushes boundaries to move art forward. His famous treescapes are just an example. It is my great pleasure to introduce you to Filipe Oliveira, a professional aquascaper from...

Aquascaping practice – tank on fire #5

Aquascaping Practice – Tank on Fire #5 Good morning, this is Art Phnom, and this is the Tank on Fire podcast. Thank you so much for tuning in and spending a few minutes with me talking about planted aquariums in our hobby and aquascaping . I hope you’re enjoying it. I am very thankful and appreciative that you’ve chosen to listen today. I thought we should talk a little bit...

Xiaozhuang “Dennis” Wong – the 2hr aquarist

Dennis Wong burst onto the global planted aquarium and aquascaping scene from out of nowhere. He did it by releasing his content-packed website, 2hr Aquarist, which is one of the best online resources out there for the planted aquarium hobbyist. Just by going through his website, you can already get a feel for Dennis Wong’s mind. He’s meticulous, a careful and detailed researcher, a...

Activated Carbon – how to use it – tank on fire #3

In episode # 3 of the Tank on Fire podcast, I discussed how best to use activated carbon in an aquarium. Using activated carbon is more than just adding it to your aquarium. It’s important to think about how you’re going to add it, how much and how often will you replace it. Enjoy listening to Tank of Fire episode 3: How to use activated carbon | Tank on Fire episode 3 Transcript...

Carbon in the aquarium – Tank on Fire #2

Carbon in the Aquarium | Tank on Fire Podcast episode 2 Below is the transcript for Carbon in the Aquarium: Good morning, how are you today? Most people listen to this podcast in the morning on their way to work, so I’m going to be in the customer saying good morning and if it’s not morning for you, I do apologize. I wish you the best. Anyway, thank you for listening to Tank on Fire...

Jeff Miotke – an american aquascaper

I met Jeff Miotke at the 2015 Aquatic Gardeners Association Convention in beautiful Washington, DC. At the time, he was relatively unknown in the aquascaping community but, when I saw his aquascapes, I was flat out amazed! As I wrote in an interview I did with him in 2016 that became ScapeFu episode 57 – Get to Know Jeff Miotke, “[Jeff] has got talent, determination and focus.”...

Tank on Fire episode 1

So, quite a few of you have asked me about my previous podcast series, Tank on Fire. It was my previous “daily” podcast with 72 episodes. However, it’s been unavailable since 2018. With ScapeCrunch launching and being my new online home, I figured I would re-release the Tank on Fire series for your listening pleasure. So, without further adieu, it’s truly my pleasure to re...

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