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  1. Photography
    My first planted tank there’s been ups and downs but as of the last few weeks everything has been perfect and things are growing out of hand
  2. El Natural
    I am planning on getting back into the hobby after a gap of many years. After reading the Walstad book and frankly disposing weekly water changes, I want to creat a Walstad method tank with the added challenge of having African Cichlids, specifically Mbunas. I am currently trying to better...
  3. El Natural
    So this will be my first planted tank using the walstad method, and was wondering if you see any problems with it. The tank will be a 20 gallon high, I will use Seiryu stone and Manzanita wood for hardscape, then I will use either Lava rock in mesh bags or tiles to add depth. The soil will be...
  4. My tank

    This is my fist attempt at a planted aquarium.
  5. New to Planted Aquariums
    Recently I setup a new fresh water tank and it was my first planted tank. I thought it'd be great to show everyone the process from the beginning so I put together a video. So hope you enjoin it and please give some comment/advice if you could. Thanks.
  6. Aquascaping
    Hello, Here's my new hardscape. I'm looking for plant suggestions. I'm pretty set on using rotala rotundofolia, Rotala H'ra in the background. With some Proserpinaca palustris in the middle to break the color with another tint. I might be missing some green though? Otherwise, I'm stuck with...
  7. Lighting
    Hello All, I have a 4x t5-HO 39W unit that needs replacement. I have a 36" long, 24" deep, 21" high rimless tank (57G) with a light suspension hanger. I've got the current light set to 26" from the substrate. I would like to have medium/high for the carpeted plants. I want to have...
  8. Site Help and Suggestions
    ****IMAGE ATTACHED BELOW****** Hello, I am Sreenath, and Currently I stay in India. Actually the main question to ask you that, I setup a new Planted Aquarium for my home and recently after 3 day I can see Hair Algae all over my Plants. ---------------------Tank...
  9. Plant ID
    Hi, everyone! I recently bought these two plants but i'm not really sure what they are... Please help me ID them and if anyone knows how to care for them emersed or submersed, that'd be great too. Thanks and Merry Christmas!
  10. General Aquarium Plants Discussions
    Specifics of the Tank: 300 Gallon Freshwater Aquarium, 30" tall CO2 with a pinpoint PH controller. 2 Wavemakers (Vortech MP40's) Sump with Pinky Filters and Bio Balls 2 Largemouth Bass and 1 Bluegill (Sunfish). Each are about a pound. (Yes, a lot of waste coming from these guys!) Eco Complete...
  11. Large Aquariums and Ponds
    I am setting up a 55g "Native". I am interpreting native as whatever is available from the local ponds, lakes, streams and rivers. As I hate failing i fugured i would try to start out with the best (open to arguement). I lined the bottom with ADA aquasoil and substrate adders. With doing a...
  12. Aquascaping
    I have been out of the hobby for close to 3 years due to grad school and finally got round to getting back which I have been wanting to do for some time now. I wanted to ease myself back and so thought I would go with a 15 gallon Tank. Here are the specs so far. Tank - 15 Gallon regular (open...
  13. 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...
  14. New to Planted Aquariums
    hi, simple question would it be possible to have a lotus in a 20galon aquarium? If posible, what extra cares would I need to have, would I have to trim most of its leaves when grown? Here's my setup: the tank is next to my window where it gets sunlight its got no heater but im from a tropical...
  15. New to Planted Aquariums
    Hi guys, I am planning to get a Nano tank for planted aquarium. Please suggest best and suitable dimensions for a nano tank, and also suggest me the accessories for this ie(lighting, filter and what else)... suggestions please regards
  16. Introductions and Greets
    Hi all, I've had a planted tank for around a year and a 1/2, and it's really staring to look great. So much so, that I keep setting up new planted tanks! My latest adventure is to put a 50 gal aquarium in the local public library. I live in a fairly small town, and it can be hard to find...
  17. Lighting
    So i received my Aquarium Fish International magazine for may 2012 today (why its always dated 2 months ahead i dont know) and I sit down after a long day of work and turn the first page and :o "We Made the Sun Obsolete.... Marineland's Aquatic Plant LED Light". In my mind I'm thinking yessssss...
  18. Nano Aquariums
    Hi everybody! I've been lurking these forums for a good while and I've learned a TON of stuff from you guys! Here is my main tank. It's a small 4 gallon (12 3/8 x 8 x 10) Finnex with a hanging filter and 13W (7,100k) lighting. This is the tank with Seachem's dark fluorite substrate and a small...
  19. Aquascaping
    This is my first attempted planted aquarium. I set this scape up 2 weeks ago, December 2011. =) The plants are growing in slowly ... The aquarium itself has been up since August '11, with some of the plants. I wasn't happy with the look at all, so here's a total renovation :U medium lighting...
  20. Nano Aquariums
    hi guys, I'm from Brazil. I`ve been reading about fishkeeping, and falling in love with this hobby for almost a year now. But I live in a region of my country with no incentive to the hobby, so it took me almost one year to start riding my first tank, and I chose to start with a nano iwagumi. ...
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