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  1. E

    Planted Tank Plan

    Hi,   I'm rather new to fishkeeping, having gotten a betta only around 3 months ago, but I'm interested in starting a planted tank. I've been doing a bunch of research, on this forum as well as elsewhere, and I'm trying to consolidate the things I've learned into a plan for a planted tank. Would...
  2. ReMz

    Old Member - Reintroduction

    Hey - have chatted with a few of you guys.   Old member from back in the day. Back on the forums and loving what this community has turned into. Definitely has grown, but the core of the forum is still the same.   My tanks have changed a bit over the years I have been off the forums.   When I...
  3. CrimsonBoli

    Low Tech Tank. Plants Doing, Ok?

    I need of some valuable advice   So I have a 200L low tech tank, with 2 18w T8 bulbs (6500K and 10000K), 1000 LPH ext filter, and about 8 plants (about 5-10% tank coverage) I have never added any ferts or co2 and have 1-2" growth from the Cabomba plants weekly (is that good?) although the lower...
  4. dhartIndy

    Filtration Question - Spawning

    I have recently had an explosion of spawning in my 20 gallon long freshwater tank. I found a free swimming panda cory (approx 3-5 weeks old i think), 12 more panda eggs, and about 6 free swimming zebra danio fry. The tank has an aquaclear 50 hob and a backup sponge filter and lots of plants. I...
  5. dhartIndy

    My 1St Planted Tank

    This is my first attempt at aquascaping. I started my obsession february 2013 with a few plants from petsmart (i know i know) and now have a pretty pleasing 20 gallon long planted tank. Fishless cycled, 11 types of plants including wisteria, dwarf lilly, hygrofilia kompakta, anubias, and flame...
  6. Fluval-1200

    Fluval Profile 1200 Tank For Sale. 75Gal 323Litre 4 T5 Bulb

    Equipment make/model/size: Fluval profile 1200, 4ft long by 24'' high by 18 deep Quantity for sale: 1 Reason for Sale: Upgrading Delivery or Collection: Collection and you will need a couple strong people to help lift it Sales price: £450ono Postage & Packaging: None Location: Plymouth devon...
  7. Noahh

    Natural Looking Tank Set Up

    Hi all,   I've just moved from a 50 litre tank to a 200 litre which is currently cycling.   I'm hoping to create a well planted community tank filled with small schools of small fish.   Plants so far: Egeria Densa Green Cabomba Bacopa Monnieri Dwarf Sagittara   Fish so far: 1 x Female...
  8. Corykeeper

    Farlowella As An Algae Eater

    I have a planted tank that is full of green hair algae and I am curious as to whether a Farlowella will help fix it or will it do more damage than good? After it cleans up the tank I am putting it into a 29 gallon community tank with an angelfish and a few different species of catfish, and will...
  9. Aquamaniac

    Forest River - My 240 Litres Tank New Low-Tech Journal

    Hello Here  I am again with a new journal. This tank is not yet working. I have already set up the hardscape and substrate and I am moving to the plants in the next few days. But I decided to make a journal about the development of it since planning stage. Since my return to fishkeeping and...
  10. B

    Help Me Aqua Scape My Tropical Aquarium!

    Hiya everyone! I have a 240 gallon Fluval Roma tank with: One Power-Glo Fluorescent Aquarium Tube 40W, T8 One Aqua-Glo Fluorescent Aquarium Tube 40W, T8 A 300W heater Fluval 306 external filter At the moment the tank is up and running as a tropical tank with only fake decorations in it, no...
  11. B

    How To Set Up New Tank With Old Filter Media!

    Hello oh great knowledgeable ones,   I'm going to be setting up a new heavily planted tank next week and want to do it right, without harming the fish.   We're moving to a new property, so I treated my self to a nice new tank, It's about 260 liters, I have a few other tanks and I've been reading...
  12. Gidge

    T5 Vs T8 Lighting

    Hey guys,    I've been pondering this for a while and doing a bit of research but can't seem to get a clean cut answer.    I currently have an Aqua One 850 (165L) fully planted. The tank comes with 3 T8 globes. White, Blue and Pink.    For quite some time, I've been reading that T5's are better...
  13. S

    Setting Up A New Cory Tank

    Hey,   I'm planning on setting up a cory tank in a Juwel Rio 240 it's 240 litres that's roughly 66 or so gallons for you Americans. I was thinking about going with black pool filter sand for the substrate. I'm curious to find out other peoples opinions on the best species to get and how many I...
  14. SELINA

    Plants?

    My tank has been set up like 6 months now, and still looks really really bare. I've got sand as my substrate, and a bubble wall with green LED's along the back wall. Got a Cambodian theme going on, with a temple and a lion/dog type statue (if anyone knows where I can pick up more of this kind of...
  15. W

    Does Co2 Kill My Fish?

    I recently decided that it would be best to start gradually planting my tank, looking towards having it heavily planted in the future. I feel that my fish might enjoy a planted tank, and it is also quite pleasing to look at. So I was going to start with some dwarf baby tears to spread along the...
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