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  1. Fertilizing
    Hello Everyone, A couple of months ago i moved to a new location away from my hometown. After setting up my tank i see some plants are significantly uncomfortable so i decided to check my water parameters. I am using ground water and its literally a solution of CONCRETE..! 100 Gallon tank ~420...
  2. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    Hi everyone, I'm overhauling my 75g into a South East Asian biotope and as such am removing all non-Asian plants replacing them with Asian ones. Prior to this decision I had been using Staurogyne repens as a ground cover, but as it's not native to Asia I will have to remove it. If anyone knows...
  3. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    Hello, a few weeks ago I looked at my plants and saw some small bumps forming. I just looked again today and noticed that there are now a lot of bumps and it seems to have spread to my other plants. Could someone please help me determine what this is and how to get rid of it? There are also...
  4. Plant ID
    I was at the LFS looking for some dwarf sag and I came across this plant that I really liked. It looked very healthy, but it had no label so they gave it to me for free. Can anyone help me figure out what plant this is...
  5. Plant ID
    What is this Plant
  6. New to Planted Aquariums
    Hi everyone! So quick info on myself since I'm completely new to planted aquariums. I've been working with freshwater fish for 5 years now. I'm a manager of the aquatics department of a pet store. I have 3 tanks at home, a 45 gallon tropical community tank, 2 gallon betta tank, and a 40 gallon...
  7. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    hi, im thinking of planting my 90gal aquarium but I have a turtle in it; I was wondering if anyone has any thoughts as to which plants I could use in it. I was thinking of maybe using anubias on the submerged side of the log, since its got a pretty hard leaf; I heard its an option but I don't...
  8. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    hi everyone i recently got an anubia, and from what ive read, they tend to grow faster when grown emersed. ive got a 20gal tank and saw that by strapping it to a tall stone i can have it emersed. would this be a good way to do it? and if so, what sort of attention would it need? thanks here...
  9. For Sale or Trade
    I need to trim this tank. All plants in this package will be trimmings from this tank. Plants are algae free. 10 x Bacopa caroliniana 1 x Hygrophila corymbosa 'kompakt' 20 x Rotala rotundifolia 2 x Limnophila aromatica 1 x Hyptis lorentziana 2 x Alternanthera reineckii 'ocipus' 10 x...
  10. Filtration
    I've had some trouble keeping plants in the aquarium, since the cichlids have keep eating them, so I'm trying something new - I rooted some spider and pothos plants in the top of one of my filters. So far its been working well, and has kept the algae down. Anyone done anything like this...
  11. Algae
    Hello mates, this is my first post! :) Really wanted this to be my second post because I wanted to do one about the assembly of my planted project on which turns this same query. But I'm still working on it in detail and with many pictures, I promise to post it when it's ready. At the moment...
  12. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    I was wondering if anyone else here has Umbrella Papyrus (Cyperus alternifolius) in their aquarium. I have it in my pond and after seeing the huge root system I thought it might work really well in my aquarium to keep the substrate from going anaerobic. I don't yet have a good picture of my...
  13. Planted Column

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    First planted tank
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    First planted tank
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    Planted Column

    First planted tank
  16. Introductions and Greets
    Found this site lookin for problems with my plants. Not 1/2 a page in and I figure its due to my clown loaches and my clown pleco feasting on them. They don't bother the tall ones much but they do get stringy with holes and kinda die off still. The short ones kinda get a grid pattern and die off...
  17. Introductions and Greets
    Hi This is Sourav from Kolkata. this is exciting to join a community like this. I am on my way to set up a new aqua setup, and for this I need your cooperation. I wanted to convert my tank to a planted one, my ultimate target and for that I am too novice to share anything with you except...
  18. Plant ID
    Hi, I bought this small red plant with some flowers a couple of day ago and I can't seem to find an exact match as to what kind it is. Please help ID as I really want to know more about this plant. Thanks!:)
  19. For Sale or Trade
    $60 for this awesome fixture. Unfortunately this does not come with bulbs. It is a $100 unit brand new. Very good shape. Would love to trade for CO2 splitter, decent size canister, or rare crypts or other plants... pm me for info. shipping extra
  20. Dallas Ft Worth Aquatic Plant Club
    Now that we have all the par data of all the club members tanks, we can get a better idea of what light requirements are needed for each tank and a idea of par requirements for different plants. I got some clippings that are from Coral & Reef USA - 2012 Annual to help us Brain Storm a better...
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