Book presents scientific information that hobbyists can use to set up and deal with successful planted freshwater aquaria. Book incorporates practical tips the usage of a query-and-answer format in boxes scattered right through the text. Hobbyists learn to keep a healthy and reasonably priced aquarium. Even if the creator prefers low-tech methods, she lays out the science that underlies all methods. The creator shows that hobbyists can create thriving planted freshwater tanks WITHOUT CO2 injection, fertilizers, expensive lights, and other high-tech gadgets.