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    Problem with Cuba plant on dry start method

    Hey everyone. About one week ago I started preparing my 200ltr tank setup by buying some monte carlo and Cuba plants to do a dry start with since I'll buy a co2 tank later and I wanted my plants to anchor themselves to the substrate since I've heard that the specific one I'm using is flourite...
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    200 litre tank second opinion

    I'm looking to get a 200 litre aquarium to keep some easy-medium difficulty plants and maybe some easy carpet plants(mc)and I got recommended this tank Emotions PRO 100 - Ciano Will the filtration/lighting be enough or should I look for something else? Many thanks for any advice/recommendations!
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    Stocking ideas for a 55 gallon aquarium

    Oh in no way I meant to say that the gh requirements are ''gospel'' Im just a little overwhelmed by the many different gh ranges of different fish species haha... ok so if ,say, I want a pearl gourami/gouramis as centerpiece fish which other schooling fish would you recommend?
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    Stocking ideas for a 55 gallon aquarium

    Setting up a new tank right now and Im doing a little search for what fish I wanna keep in it... Since I always run into many problems regarding compatibility because of water hardness my water gh is about 10dgh and I want to definitely keep some red coral platies in there although I don't want...
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    Can I use the dry method to create a carpet with only the seachem flourite substrate?

    The thing I'm most concerned with is the substrate change Im assuming Im gonna have to do sometime in the future and I'm a complete beginner in planted aquariums so it seems really hard right now... Unless I understood it wrong...
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    Can I use the dry method to create a carpet with only the seachem flourite substrate?

    Sorry... Should have said dry *start* method
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    Can I use the dry method to create a carpet with only the seachem flourite substrate?

    I'm starting a new tank and I'm planning to make a carpet out of Hemiamthus Callitrichoides... I heard online that the dry method is a good way to get a carpet going but I read that you need a nutrient rich soil to do it... Can adding some liquid fertilisers(spraying them maybe?) achieve the...
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    Stocking ideas for newbie 40 gal aquarium

    Thanks for your suggestion! Is there any way to harden the water myself though?
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    Stocking ideas for newbie 40 gal aquarium

    That seems like a nice stocking to me! Many thanks!
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    Stocking ideas for newbie 40 gal aquarium

    My ph is 7.0 temp is about 26 degrees celsius and I dont have an exact number on hardness but the water where i live is pretty soft
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    Stocking ideas for newbie 40 gal aquarium

    While im not a newbie in fishkeeping Ive never before got such a large aquarium(already planted and cycled) and so I dont know many things when it comes to the stocking options I may have... Ive already searched online for stocking ideas but I didnt see any mention of the 2 species I definetly...
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    How should I stock my 16gal tank to go with my 3 golden barbs?

    As far as I read online they dont seem an easy starting point for me too... When I bought the fish 3 years ago I was told that they were perfect so I got a school of five since I was an absolute beginner then and didnt think of other stocking option. 2 of them died since and I thought I could...
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    How should I stock my 16gal tank to go with my 3 golden barbs?

    ph is around 7.2 an I dont have an exact number for hardness but generally the water in my area isnt too hard and I use a water conditioner with my water changes every 2 weeks
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    How should I stock my 16gal tank to go with my 3 golden barbs?

    Any suggestions would be great. Thanks!
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