Step-by-step instructions to create a lightweight, waterproof concrete planter basin suitable for indoor ponds, carnivorous plant bogs, and open terrarium plantings. This simple design uses a foam insulation core covered with surface bonding cement and masonry waterproofer.
With a cuddly-cute common name probably dreamed up by a marketing whiz, not a botanist, Baby Panda Bamboo (Pogonatherum sp.) is neither bamboo nor food for pandas. With its tidy, feathery foliage, it is an excellent choice for planting the background of a nano riparium layout.
With careful selection, some familiar houseplants can provide quick, affordable, gratifying results in a riparium aquascape.
With a few easy steps, glass polishing with cerium oxide powder restores the transparency of a glass aquarium damaged by etched haze.
Not to be missed, Nigel Tobey’s beautiful riparium presents planted tank keeping and aquascaping prowess both below and above the water’s surface.