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Bioactive Setup Basics

What is a Bioactive Setup? The whole idea of bioactive setups is to decrease maintenance by adding things that sustain each other, creating their own little ecosystem. This includes some little critters to help clean up waste. Bioactive setups have a few main components. Firstly, a cleanup crew of bugs is pretty much a prerequisite. …

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Cebu Blue in LECA

Cebu Blue Pothos This is an uncommon houseplant; it can be found in some nurseries, but can be hand to find. It is a type of Pothos, which is the most common type of houseplant there is, though it is unique in its appearance and does not appear very simlar to other Pothos. There‚Äôs much …

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Climbing plants in LECA

Giving plants support to climb is very important for some plants. Think Monstera Deliciosa and Florida Green Philodendron. While some plants can be trailing, giving them a pole to climb will provide you with much larger leaves. However, with LECA, this process is complicated because of the reservoir LECA requires. Moss Moss poles are the …