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Blackheart 01-25-2013 10:56 PM

Question about Planted Tanks
So I had kinda an odd question.... We obviously all love planted tanks. Has anyone on here ever done a planted tank and not stocked it with any inhabitants? Just for fun?

Tenor1 01-26-2013 12:02 AM

I had strongly considered it, but others convinced me to have fish. The fish are really incidental to me.

puopg 01-26-2013 12:08 AM

I feel like it would be so hard to fight algae without any cleanup crew. But if possible, that would be fun.

Diana 01-26-2013 12:19 AM

Sure, I have quite a few tanks with no livestock.
They are in a cool greenhouse, and temperature fluctuates too much for fish. Plants thrive.
Algae occasionally grows. Since there is no livestock I use an algae control chemical along with removal by hand.
Mostly there is no algae. Just lots of plants.

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