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The Aquatic Gardeners Association, Inc. is an international nonprofit organization of aquatic plant enthusiasts, which appeals to both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. The AGA publishes a (paper) quarterly journal called The Aquatic Gardener (or TAG), the only English language journal devoted to aquarium plants and planted aquaria. AGA members receive a FREE subscription to TAG and all special publications. Members also can purchase back issues, DVDs, and t-shirts. We also hold a bi-annual convention and an online aquascaping contest.

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Posted on Sat, 15 Apr 2017 by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 30-1 erratum

Oops! We goofed and printed the wrong photos in the last issue of The Aquatic Gardener, pages 35-36. Click on the link to the pdf file to see the real aquascapes that Karen was talking about in her commentary. We will re-print the article in the next issue of TAG.

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 30-1

The Aquatic Gardener Vol. 30 No. 1 has been published! This issue includes:
~ From the President by Cheryl Rogers
~ Species Spotlight by Rachel O'Leary
~ Scientifically Speaking by Cavan Allen
~ Great Aquashops Around the World by Luca Galarraga
~ 2016 AGA International Aquascaping Contest Winners
~ The Use of Layout Materials in Nature Aquarium by Aqua Design Amano
~ Meet the AGA--Dorothy Reimer
~ Some Comments on the 2016 IAPLC Winner by Karen Randall
~ What Exactly Causes BBA? Bacterial Imbalance? by Andy McDowell

ON THE COVER: 2016 AGA International Aquascaping Contest Best of Show and First Place 320+L Aquatic Garden, "Dreamland" by Wang Chao.

Membership in the Aquatic Gardeners Association includes this magazine free four times per year. To obtain the journal, please visit our membership page.

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 (updated Sat, 15 Apr) by Cheryl

2017 AGA Convention

No where else can you learn so much about what goes into your planted tanks. Rachel O'Leary is an internationally recognized expert on aquarium fish husbandry and breeding. Ghazanfar Ghori will tell you everything you waned to know, and stuff you didn't know to ask, about Bucephalandra sp., currently taking the planted aquarium world by storm! See more info at the AGA convention web site.

Rachel O'Leary: Interesting Stocking Selections for the Nano Aquarium

Ghazanfar Ghori: Bucephalandra sp.

Posted on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

2017 AGA Convention

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Luca Galarraga and Bart Laurens will speak on their chosen styles of aquascaping and how YOU can do it! at the Aquatic Gardeners Association 2017 Convention April 28-30, 2017 at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park.

Posted on Sun, 12 Mar 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

2017 AGA Convention

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Two talks by Karen Randall at the Aquatic Gardeners Association 2017 Convention April 28-30, 2017 at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park. See you there!

Posted on Sun, 12 Feb 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

2017 AGA Convention Schedule Finalized

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The Aquatic Gardeners Association 2017 Convention schedule has been finalized! Wet plants all weekend: April 28-30, 2017 at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park. https://www.aquatic-gardeners.org/convention.html

Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

2017 Convention Registration Now Open!

Registration is OPEN!

The Aquatic Gardeners Association 2017 Convention, hosted by the Colorado Aquarium Society, will be held April 28-30, 2017 at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park. See you there!

Posted on Thu, 12 Jan 2017 (updated Fri, 07 Apr) by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 29-4

The Aquatic Gardener Vol. 29 No. 4 has been published! This issue includes:
~ From the President by Cheryl Rogers
~ Species Spotlight by Rachel O'Leary
~ Scientifically Speaking by Cavan Allen
~ Great Aquashops Around the World by Luca Galarraga
~ Faceoff: Algae Inhibitors vs. Bristlenose Plecos by Tom Barr
~ Meet the AGA--Erik Olson
The 2016 Aquatic Experience LIVE! Competition Review by Kevin Kelly
~ Cryptocoryne x Batangkayensis and Notes on Some Other Hybrids by Niels Jacobsen, Jan Bastmeijer et al

ON THE COVER: First Place winner 2016 Aquatic Experience small tank category by John Pini. Photo by Karen Randall.

Membership in the Aquatic Gardeners Association includes this magazine free four times per year. To obtain the journal, please visit our membership page.