This diagram shows where the Check Valve should be placed when feeding air through an air pump into an air stone.
For a planted tank with a CO2 tank setup with a Regulator, Check Valve and CO2 Diffuser.
Anchoring plants simply require something to hold onto, typical anchors are rocks and driftwood. These species typically have few large roots and need to be tied to an anchor during it’s initial placement. Over time, these plants will have rooted themselves on the anchoring medium and will no longer need to be tied.
When attaching your check valve, you’ll want to make sure you do it right. Because you are essentially protecting your hardware, in many cases an air pump or even more expensive…your solenoid/regulator for CO2.
anywhere from 3-4 inches in the background or sloped towards a corner. The reason for the raised ground towards the back of the tank is, to create an illusion of depth among the scape of your tank