I'm getting back into the hobby with a new project, and need advice on lighting.
The setup: 40 Breeder tank, going to be a Walstad low-tech planted, no filter/no ferts/no CO2 (I'm another willing victim of Foo The Flowerhorn...) I have bought & read Ms. W's excellent book. It will...
The headline says it all.. How would you build a blacwater biotope aquarium. I have been intertaining the idea that my next project would be a blackwater biotope aquarium with soil, no filter.
Would it be possible to replace most of the plants in the soil by adding aerial growing plants with...
I have 2 walstad tanks and love them to pieces, but I'm having trouble understanding something. I know that I'm supposed to get rid of the decaying aquatic leaves in order to keep organics manageable. However, I know some biotopes utilize a great deal of decaying terrestrial leaf...
I've been gathering info on this forum for a long time and wanted to share one of my tanks with you.
It is mentioned as a planted Vietnamese biotope on a budget resembling a Vietnamese river stream. I've a 100 gallon planted community tank and used this 10 gallon as a breeding tank for my...
Finally, i have decided to start a journal of my first (serious) attempt at planted tanks. I'm from Hungary, please do not make jokes about being hungry, thx! :D
At first i will going to write down the facts of the aquarium (soon paludarium), after that I'm going to introduce myself in a few...
"El Rio Grande"
Jake's 40g Biotope Riparium
Pg. 2 - In With The New, Out With The Old - Tank Setup, But Dry
Pg. 3 - The Drought is Over! Tank Setup!
Pg. 4 - New'ns
Pg. 5 - Thanksgiving
Pg. 5 - RESCAPE
Let it begin!
"El Rio Pico," this setups forefather
A Little Backround