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  1. N

    Best light for 10 gallon planted tank?

    Hi! I'm starting up my second tank, a 10 gallon, and the lights that come with it are terrible. I have some low light hornwort and amazon swords, but I'm going to be adding some medium-light plants in next week. I'm a college student, so I don't want to spend a ton, I'm gonna say no more than...
  2. Meg0000

    Best moss

    Hi I would like to know what is the best moss to use on wood and wich grow faster without co2. I only have two options : spiky moss or java moss. Are they so expensive where you live? I was shock when I saw that my LFS sold moss for 12$ just for a very small portion but maybe it is even more...
  3. Barry Tetra

    Can you ID plants in this tank

    This is the QT tank I got from a friend. Can you ID the plants in this tank? 1 of them is Java fern. I dont know if the hairy one is guppy grass or arachanis
  4. Meg0000

    what kind of plant?

    Hi I have 5 type of plant in my aquarium but there are two that I don't know the name so I would like some help to identify them. Here is the picture : also has anyone tried roobios tea in their tank because I would like to try it for the black water look? What are the benefit of black water?
  5. Annemarie

    Holes in Ludwigia

    Hello! I’ve had three stems of Ludwigia repens in my 29g for 8 months now and they’ve grown great. Of course the low lighting has made the lower leaves fall but I don’t mind it much. Recently though I’ve noticed tons of holes in most of the newer leaves of my stems along with many of the leaves...
  6. Barry Tetra

    Plant for betta tank

    i have 5 gallons tank and want tips and tricks or suggestion about plants to put in there/ substrate.
  7. Goosegrl2019

    Moss balls & parasites

    I just got 2 Marimo moss balls because they r beautiful & low maintenance live plants. I have no other live plants in my tank so I'm hoping these work out. Currently they r washed & put in a jar for a couple weeks because I'm paranoid to put them in my tank with my fish. I was wondering if...
  8. Ama

    Worms in aquarium

    I've planted an unknown grass into my old 1 gallon aquarium for an experiment It was used as a hospital tank before Then yesterday i found some white tiny worms in it... Like a lot of. Currently there isn't any fish in that Aquarium But my concern is,Is that harmful for fish? And what kind of...
  9. B

    55 gallon growing lights

    What brand would you recommend for a 55 gallon tank? I’m planting a high light tank and can’t decode what lighting to use. It could be LED or a T5 or whatever else. I could even do two lights if necessary but would prefer just one strong one. Need something that could keep the color on red...
  10. S

    Snail surprise in my tank

    I recently set up a tank. It has amazon sword, java fern and a plant that looks like cryptocotyne species. But now i started seeing snail's in my tank. I didn't put them in the tank. They just appeared. First there was one but now i see five. Since I have live plants in my tank so I am afraid...
  11. L

    Is this plant substrate legit?

    Found this nutrient soil at a really cheap prize but can't find any info on it online. Anyone knows if this is legit? I don't expect it to be as good as the more expensive brands, but if it's better than nothing.. I'm planning on placing it beneath the sand. This is what it says in the...
  12. T

    established aquarium problems?

    hello all, I have been having a problem with very high ammonia all the time in the 8ppm range. i have done 50% water changes every other day for 2 weeks and I cannot get the levels to get past about 6ppm. I don't have any dying plants or fish. fish are acting normal and plants are thriving. i...
  13. S

    Happy Tanks

    ok so I’m new here. We all need help from time to time ..... this is why I sought out a forum in the first place, was for advice. On the flip side .... I would like to see everyone’s happy fish, your proud moments, your aquascapes, your monumental centrepiece fish, anything like that. Something...
  14. F

    Looking for ideas to stock my tank!

    I am looking particularly for a freshwater, tropical schooling fish! But I am up for suggestions! Tank size: 30gallons Tank Dimensions (give or take an inch!) : 25 inches long, 15in tall, 13 in wide Substrate= sand, with a couple of marbles on top Two sponge filters: one that's meant for a 10...
  15. Tool13x

    Newbie looking for plant suggestions

    Hello, I have a 55g tank setup with Rosy Barbs, a Bristle nose pleco, a Bolivian Ram and Cory cats on a sand substrate. I have been wanting to do some live plants and I really dont know where to begin. All I have for lighting is the the (2) 18" T8 Aqueon full spectrum bulbs that came with the...
  16. R

    What size tank should I keep an African dwarf frog?

    Hey guys I have a 3.5 gallon tank right now and I saw some African dwarf frogs at the store the other day and I thought they looked so cool! I haven't bought one, but I would like to. I've kept freshwater invertebrates before, so I have a little experience, just not with african dwarf frogs...
  17. dirty_bishop

    55 Gallon Dirt Substrate Community Tank

    Just wanted to share a few pics of my first aquarium.. 3 ft tank 9 Harlequins 8 Corys 4 Bristlenose 15 Neons 3 Dwarf Gouramis 3 guppies (newest addition, why not).. and about 6 or so plant species.. What do we think ? :) I'm super happy for my first tank. It's about 8 months old now.
  18. R

    Led Lights/Dwarf baby tears

    I am very interested in adding dwarf baby tears in my standard 5 gallon aquarium. I currently have the cheap LED light that came with kit and am looking to upgrade. I saw this light on Amazon and wanted to know if you think it would work for growing dwarf baby tears. I would also like to know if...
  19. R

    Led Lights/ Dwarf baby tears

    I am very interested in adding dwarf baby tears in my standard 5 gallon aquarium. I currently have the cheap LED light that came with kit and am looking to upgrade. I saw this light on Amazon and wanted to know if you think it would work for growing dwarf baby tears. I would also like to know if...
  20. BettaPonic

    My Bog Filters

    I have three tanks and use semi aquatic plants in all of them for bonus filteration.
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