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  1. Hello all. Over 10 years ago I had a few successful low tech planted tanks - a 120g with potted plants, anubias and goldfish, a 70g Oceanic planted community and some Walstad style nano tanks. When I retired and started travelling south in the winter, I gave up the aquarium hobby and focused on...
  2. Hello all. I have a 45 JBJ aio with a 24 inch finnex planted plus hlc. Fluval stratum substrate. Tank will have co2 within next few days. my question is, is my light strong enough to help grow plants and possibly carpet? Do I need 2 lights? Maybe a different light? I’m new to live plants and...
  3. Well, guess it is about time to start my Tank Journal for my new 75 gallon planted tank. Hoping to create a beautiful planted tank similar to many of the great tanks seen here on TPT. To start with, my first tank was/is a 20H tank with plants and fish - started that one around October 2014...
  4. I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong, or what I’m not measuring that I should be, but here’s my problem: many of my plants seem to get what I think is green spot algae on them. It seems to affect certain types of plants and not others, although it does appear different on different types of plants...
  5. I’ve been visiting this site often for months, but haven't started a thread about my own tank. I have posted a few times seeking advice, have chipped in when I think I have something to offer, but have mostly just read and learned. The information has been invaluable, and I thank everyone here...
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