1. K

    Aquarium plants

    Can any plant be poisonous to shrimp? I bought 3 new plants from an aquarium yesterday - they were in a tank with snails and shrimp already so there isn't a copper issue, but my shrimp this evening seems to have taken a turn for the worse. Here are my plants
  2. N

    Plants disintegrating / disappearing

    I have a Juwel Rio 125 litre (T5 lighting, I think; def not LED), “pimped” internal Jewel filter with 2kg of biogravel. Sand substrate over Tropica aquarium soil. . pH 7 - 7.5. Tap water source is hard (London) - DH14. Amonia, nitrate and nitrite levels all fine. Pond snails. No fish yet. The...
  3. preserveomelette

    Proper way to change substrate in an established tank?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I'm still relatively new to the hobby; I've had a 10 gallon tank for a betta for almost a year now. I believe I have a good understanding what it means to take adequate care for him, and he is still doing well. The tank is established and the water parameters...
  4. cmhassinger

    Best plants for Endlers and shrimp

    So I just got a new tank for Christmas which I’m super excited about it’s 5 gallons and I want to add live plants and driftwood. I have 2 Endlers, 1 Oto and 2 shrimp. What are the best plants to add? Also with planted plants how do you clean the gravel or do I need special substrate? maybe...
  5. Aynia

    Ph dropping significantly

    Hey all, We're beginning to run into a new problem. Over the past several weeks our ph has been slowly dropping, to where now it's about 6.8. A few weeks ago it was holding steady at about 7.6-7.8. I know that our fish prefer the lower ph so it isn't an issue at the moment, but we don't know...
  6. Aynia

    Planted Tank Advice?

    So as we're dealing with our 38gal, we're looking to get a second tank, possibly 65gal. We're kind of tired of gravel and want to switch to a planted tank with a sandy bottom. Right now the only plants we have in the 38gal gravel tank is two anubias plants and some moss balls. Other than that we...
  7. Ingrid

    Houseplants ?

    What is your must have houseplant ? Mine is Phalaenopsis ( the moth orchid)
  8. fishperson100

    Walstad Method

    Have any of you every tried the Walstad method? I was thinking about setting up some nano aquariums with shrimp and snails using this method, but I was wondering if any of you have tried it. Link explaining it -
  9. Jan Cavalieri

    What is the significance of a "potted plant"

    I order my fish and plants online. The plants are always in amazing perfect condition since they are pulled directly from the water and shipped 1-2 day shipping.. But some come in little pots (sometimes the pots are a basket, sometimes solid sides) while other just come loose in the bag...
  10. Ingrid

    Do you use fertiliser on your plants ?

    Do you need to use or do you use fertiliser on your plants ?
  11. Ingrid

    Plastic or real plants

    Do you use plastic or real plants in your aquarium or both ?
  12. Ingrid

    Plants that platties and guppies don't eat

    Are there any plants that guppies and platties can't eat or don't eat ? Any advice welcome
  13. Ingrid

    Fish eating planting plants

    My platties are eating my plants is this normal and how can I reduce it happening ?
  14. A

    Major Roadblocks in First Planted Tank - Micro Sword and Algae

    I've hit major roadblocks on my first planted tank. Photo - Initially planted with Anubias nana 'petite', Java fern, Micro Swords and Scarlet Temple. The swords and temple are planted in EcoComplete with no root tabs. The white sand portion is Caribsea Super...
  15. Ingrid

    Feeding plants

    How often do you need to feed plant in a fish tank ?
  16. Ingrid

    Canadien pondweed

    Does anyone recommend canadien pondweed for our 60 litres tank?
  17. S

    Plants and par

    Would I be able to grow plants such as dwarf hair grass and normal hair grass in a par of just over 60 (taken from bottom of tank)
  18. S

    Light Helpppp

    I have a FluvalSmart aqua sky 2.0 21-32" size on a 58 litre tank the dimensions are as follows Height:33.5cm Length:60cm Width:30cm What level of light would this be as in bright low or medium What sort of plants would I be able to grow
  19. Ch0le

    Driftwood fungus

    Hello everyone. I am worried that the fungus on my driftwood will harm my plants. If so, what should I do?
  20. J CZA

    Bugs in new aquatic plants?!

    heyo I just got some salvinia for my 75g and I got it for $2 since the plants were dying off and not in a tank but in a plastic bowl. The shop I went to was a hour away and by far the biggest shop I’ve ever gone too. I got home and put my bag of fish in to settle down and was gunna add some...