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  1. El Natural
    Howdy! I'm brand new to this forum and the Walstad scene. PetCo had their $1/gallon aquarium sale the other day and I couldn't resist picking up a 20 long as I've wanted to do a Walstad forever now. I'm in the planning phase still and I'm trying to understand how to balance the light needs of...
  2. New to Planted Aquariums
    I have a 30 gallon tank and I really want a vibrant plant tank. What my goal to do is have a tank with a handful of different types of plants and I would like to put a couple rainbowfish in it as well. I have already bought a good amount of plants without really doing any research and now I feel...
  3. Lighting
    I am running a 150 gallon, 48" long planted tank, and I was wondering if anyone could give me their suggestions for a good lighting setup. In the tank I have mostly plants that do well in any light, but I want to get some more plants that require good lighting. I also don't want to spend too...
  4. Lighting
    I planted my aquarium Monday and noticed some of my monteyworts leaves dissolving and drooping. What would cause this? I have 3 Moneyworts, 1 Amazon Sword, a petite anubia, and fire moss....for lighting I have 1 18" Power Glo bulb and 1 18" Aqua Glo bulb and 15 LEDs pointed more at my...
  5. El Natural
    hello everyone, My name is Aspen and this is my first post on APC. Generally I just go to my father with questions but he's not sure on this one either? I am setting up a 36g bow front tank and I am hoping to do it Walstad. I have some questions about lighting though. Right now I only have a...
  6. Lighting
    Im currently looking to replace my current lighting to something more efficient. I want to know what would be the best for my set up. 3x current usa trulumen pros 8,000k or 2/3 Finnex FugeRay2s Double 7000k lights. Current specs: Tank: 60P Lighting: 110W Pc 10k & 6500k 2hrs in the morning and...
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