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  1. Hi friends, I inherited a 10 gal tank from a family member and wanted to take a stab at planted tanks. I planted hair grass on 11/11 and since then it has experienced decent growth. I notice runners underneath the soil and new vertical growth. However, there are clumps of DHG that have yellowed...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello folks, Years ago I was watching Rachel O'Leary on youtube and she mentioned in passing a silicone cover that fit over the python water changer that had holes in it big enough to let in debris but too small for fish to get sucked in. I can't find that video but I really really want to find...
  3. I'm setting up a 75 gallon tank for 3 fancy goldfish -- one fantail and two mixed breeds that have a fantail-like body but a single tail. (They are the offspring of a mixed breed pond.) -What brand/size sand do you like? I want to use a sand but not a type that is so fine it'll get sucked into...
  4. Is Vallisneria gigantea and Vallisneria americana two different species? I often see them/it being called "Vallisneria gigantea americana," as if it's one plant, but then I'll see them named separately, too. Anyone know? What's the difference between them if they are two different species? I'm...
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I just swapped to Landen soil. It's been about 15 hours and my degassed pH reads 5.7. Can I believe this as my degassed pH or should I wait longer?
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