Nano Cube first planted tank
Hey, just thought i would run this by a few people and see if I am doing this right. I have been a saltwater guy for a few years but i have always kept a small freshwater tank also. Overall I really like the freshwater better. Things are a bit more simple. So I am converting my nano cube 12g over to a planted tank. I have read quite a bit but I would just like to make sure I am on the right track.
Here is what i have done so far.
Tank is cleaned
Chemi-Pure in 2nd chamber along with small bag of Biomax , couple of sponges in first chamber
Switched lights to 24w 6400k daylight bulbs
Now i have a couple of questions.
I am shutting down my JBJ Half Moon tank. Is it ok if i move over some of the pea gravel and water? I am pretty sure this is the right thing to do since it will help with cycling.
What kind of water flow do planted tanks like? Also I am doing tetras in the tank.
I would like to start with a couple of Amazon Swords. Will my lights be ok?
I also like the way amazon frogbit looks floating on the water. I love how it makes the lights look. Would that be ok in my tank? If not any other ideas for a floater?
Thanks for any help you can offer!