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  1. 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...
  2. El Natural
    Finally finished setting up my Walstad method tank yesterday and I'm super excited to start my first planted tank! Here are the steps I took to put this tank together: - Sifted through a whole bag of Miracle-Gro Nature's Care 8 qt. Organic Potting Soil Mix to remove the large bark and Perlite...
  3. Introductions and Greets
    Hi I am a newbie from downunder. ((Waving to all of you!)) This was my 1st attempted fish tank. I was so happy with it. Anyway, to cut the long story short, due to tank being too small, too many fish, inexperienced etc, And being such a small size too, it was super hard to stabilised the eco...
  4. Dallas Ft Worth Aquatic Plant Club
    Local pick up only. 300 dollars - or best offer. I don't think mine is the "ultra high clarity" - but you get the exact dimensions here: http://aquaforestaquarium.com/products/ada-cube-garden-90p-aquarium-ultra-high-clarity-glass
  5. Buce Plant
    Hey guys, Hope everyone is having a great month. The holiday season is right around the corner and that means it's a great chance to get new fish goodies! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned vet, buceplant has something for you. If you haven't already signed up for our Buceletter on our...
  6. Lighting
    I have setup a new 60 gal planted tank. My case is different then anybody else here. Due to the unavailability of branded soil like miracle grow organic mix or any other soil soil substrate in my region, I used garden dirt with compost made of wood debris in the hilly areas (used in outdoor...
  7. New to Planted Aquariums
    Hi. I am setting up a 2.6 gallon aquarium for a better. It will be filtered by a not too powerful, but sufficient filter thats intake is from the top. I have a low tech 150 gallon planted tank that is doing well, and I plan on using eco-complete black CaribSea substrate in the 2.6 gallon. I want...
  8. 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...
  9. Fish for the Planted Aquarium
    I am getting a planted tank set up. I have looked at getting tetras for the tank. When schooling it says groups of 6 or more on each type, rummy nose and cardinal. Does that mean 6+ of each type, or since they are both tetras, can you do just 6 or more total with both combined??
  10. 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...
  11. El Natural
    Hi everybody!:D I am completely new to fish keeping, and my mom says that I can get a betta fish at the end of the school year. I don't have any stuff yet, so all of it is open to change. Because I am going to boarding school next year, I am putting my betta in a 5-gallon tank, because it will...
  12. Introductions and Greets
    I was getting so much useful info from this forum I decided to join and stalk no more :D. I've had a 10gal tank for 8 years or so, just kept plastic plants and boring fish, and was losing interest, when I replaced my small stone substrate with EcoComplete, at the suggestion of a very helpful...
  13. Shrimp & other Invertebrates
    So now that my low tech tank is dirt, planted & shrimps (crs/rcs); where do i go from here? I did months & tons of research before getting into this but always got different answer. Hopefully you guys can help clears up all these information flying around. thks in advance:)! Questions: 1...
  14. Aquascaping
    Hi guys, As some of you probably know, there was a large aquascaping contest organized 2 weeks ago in Hannover, Germany, called "The Art of the Planted Aquarium". This contest is organized every year, during the zoological fair "Heimtiermesse". The quality of the aquascapes there is...
  15. Introductions and Greets
    I would like to just like to introduce my self to everyone. I have been in this hobby for a little over a year and I would like to get your input on how i could improve my tank. Currently it is a 75 gallon, but i have plant to have a 220 next summer. Here is a link of the current set up. Let...
  16. Connecticut Aquatic Plant Enthusiasts
    I have 6 discus for sale. Five of them are full size and one of them is midsize. Two of the six are a set pair have laid eggs in the past. Drop me a line if you are interested. The full size goes for $130 in stores. Here are some pictures...
  17. Plant ID
    Hi all, first time posting. A few months ago I dove into the planted tank hobby and purchased a few plants. The "salesman" ended up giving me a couple extra things he had that were looking kind of bad. He said he was probably just going to throw them out. After a couple months one of the...
  18. New to Planted Aquariums
    Hey, whats up: I set up a 29 gallon tank 3 days ago: I added 7 stems of anacharis, 9 stems of hornwort, 2 stems of water sprite' and 5 stems of wisteria and some java moss (the 7 moon stones are covered with java moss' and the tree leaves are also java moss). The tank set up is a deluxe packet...
  19. Fish for the Planted Aquarium
    i have a 55 gal planted freshwater tank and would like to also dose it with DIY Co2, my problem is, i have about 8 cichlids in there 6 yellow labs and 2 kribs, will the fluctuation of pH affect my fish?
  20. Planted Tank

    58-gallon...T5 lighting...Pressurized CO2...2 Eheim 2217s...EcoComplete
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