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  1. RCA

    Plans For New Planted Aquarium: Juwel Vision 180

    I have had the above tank sitting empty for sometime while I consider what to do with it, although to be honest I bought a 215L about a week before and that has kept me busy!   I am planning to set it up as a planted tank, all my tanks generally have live plants but this one will be the showcase...
  2. aaronc

    Back After A Few Years Away - A Few Questions :)

    Hi All!! After a few years away from the hobby, I am busy plotting my return :) I had to get rid of my tank and all of my kit when I moved apartments 3 years ago, was gutted. Moving to a new place in May and plan to treat myself to a moving in present in the form of a new tank. I want to go...
  3. C

    Pregnant Fish Eating Plants

    Hey guys! I have a question that might or might not go in this section, but it seems like the best area for it. My husband and I have a 20gal tank with 6 platies living in it. One of our female platys is pregnant for the second time, and has been caught as the reason some of our ferns in the...
  4. B

    Levels Of Light (Low, Medium, High)

    Not sure if this belongs in the plants section or the lighting section but anyways: I've been researching different types of plants for my future ten gallon but they all need different levels of light and I'm not sure what level my tank qualifies as. If its a ten gallon with a 14w t8 bulb what...
  5. SmexxyNick

    Plants From My Creek, Should I Have Any Worries !?!?!

    I went to my local creek and picked this up. This is just a test to see if it would grow. i picked it at the part were the current is most strongest and i washed them very well before introducing them. Let me know if i can keep doing this.                                                         ...
  6. SmexxyNick

    Cherry Shrimp Plants

    First time ever getting aquatic plants, and i plan to get cherry shrimp soon for my 10 gallon, but i would like to know what are good beginner plants to get and if they would survive in a sand substrate only.
  7. VickyChaiTea

    Vickychaitea's Tanks

    Just a spot for progress shots of my taaaaanks. <3   Fluval SPEC   10gal   2gal   2gal   2gal
  8. I

    Want To Start A Dirt Amazon Tank

    So my wife has given me permission to start planning a 75-90 gallon dirt tank. I am vibrating from excitement. This will be our 6th tank but our 1st dirt tank. So I am here looking for three things 1.) How do I start a SUCCESSFUL dirt tank? I do not want a flat bottom, I want at least one hill...
  9. I

    Want To Start A Dirt Amazon Tank

    So my wife has given me permission to start planning a 75-90 gallon dirt tank. I am vibrating from excitement. This will be our 6th tank but our 1st dirt tank. So I am here looking for three things 1.) How do I start a SUCCESSFUL dirt tank? I do not want a flat bottom, I want at least one hill...
  10. justin85

    Eleocharis Acicularis (Hair Grass) - Birmingham

    Plants: Eleocharis acicularis (Hair grass) Quantity for sale: All you see if the photo below - (was 6 pots when I purchased but is way more now) Delivery or Collection: Next Day Delivery Sales price: &pound;15 Postage & Packaging: Free Location: Birmingham Photograph: Note: These have been...
  11. David J

    Plants Next To Internal Filter?

    Hi I will soon be planting my first tank. I was wondering if it is ok to plant next to the filter. I am looking to get some tall plants for the background and was worried that they will get sucked, not into the filter, but constantly against the filter. Also, while cycling, I have the...
  12. 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...
  13. BComplex

    Need Some Plant Suggestions For My New Betta Tank!

    Hello I just picked up a 5 gallon tank for my little Betta, Sinatra. I need some help with plants! Some pictures of Sinatra and his soon to be new home. http://imgur.com/a/6gjjv#0
  14. justin85

    Plant Selection - What Would You Do ?

    Hi all, I am in the process of setting up a 60L planted tank and would like to get your advice on what plants you would pick in the selected area's in the photo below. The tank will be high tech setup with custom made LED lights (by Ps3Steveo) pressurised Co2 and ferts (depending on the plant...
  15. David J

    Wood & Plants - Before, During Or After Fish Less Cycle?

    Hi Today I put sand in the base of my new tank attached the filter and heater and filled it with dechlorinated water. I am now leaving it to let the sand settle. I have 2 pieces of bogwood that I bought today and they are soaking in a bucket. I am waiting on a test kit which should arrive in...
  16. David J

    Help For A Nervous Newbie

    Hi I have just taken delivery of my first tropical aquarium, a Fluval Roma 90L. i have spent a few weeks reading up on fish and have a fair idea what stock i want but now need to gravel/sand, decoration and plants. FYI, these are the fish I'm hoping to add. Neon tetras, dwarf gourami...
  17. K

    What Foreground Plants Should I Get?

    I just got a new 5 gallon tank, dimensions are 11 x 13 x 15 inches. I was wondering what would be a good (common) carpeting or foreground plant? Also any suggestions for other plants I could add. Here's a photo of the tank layout so far.
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