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  1. flwrbed
    04-18-2011 07:14 AM - permalink
    hey kjfan1,
    iowa has a new forum call
    come join us. we are new but we have a lot of planted tank people on here.
    nice to have you as a member
  2. Tex Gal
    04-07-2011 04:36 AM - permalink
    Tex Gal
    Did you ever get more light? Did you get your 75G up and running?
    05-23-2010 12:28 AM - permalink

    I live in Ames and am starting my first planted Tank. Wanna share some info between Iowans?

  4. Tex Gal
    02-25-2010 02:25 AM - permalink
    Tex Gal
    When you up your light you can get just about anything. Right now with 1 wpg and a 20 high I think you might just have to stick with mosses, javas and anubias. Even that's pushing it with 1 wpg. The hornwort is a floater so it's usually closer to the light.
  5. Tex Gal
    02-24-2010 03:56 AM - permalink
    Tex Gal
    1 watt per gallon is not very much. Is your light T5HO? You could try javas and mosses. Maybe anubias. That is just such low light. Is your tank a 20 long?
  6. kjfan1
    02-23-2010 05:10 AM - permalink
    Man o man!
  7. kjfan1
    01-19-2010 03:31 PM - permalink
    I have the tank up and running nicely!
  8. cyfan964
    01-17-2010 05:14 PM - permalink
    Nice work. It can get addicting, look out.
  9. cyfan964
    01-17-2010 03:42 PM - permalink
    Yo what's up?
  10. Centromochlus
    01-14-2010 10:54 PM - permalink
    Don't be afraid to ask around on the forum. "Newbie" questions are always welcome! Usually people will answer your questions directly, or point you in the right direction. Once you get a little more involved and start a journal for your tank (if you don't already have one), i'd be more than happy to send you some plants!

    Amazon swords tend to be pretty hardy plants, so that shouldn't be a problem. Although i've never had dwarf hairgrass, i constantly hear that it doesn't do well in a "low-tech" setup (no pressurized co2). I'm not sure what your setup is like though.

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    Dreaming to be a real MFK some day (arowana baby!) But in the mean time I want to try my hand plantn
    Union, Iowa
    Music and Fish. I play the bass, going to NWC, 30 so fish.
    Soon I will have a job at the LFS. Car broken...(sad face)


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