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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-23-2020, 04:20 AM Thread Starter
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New to planted tank

Need help with my new planted tank I been in the hobby for 5 years but never kept plants...
At the moment I have java fern
Java moss
Glossostigma elatinoides
And bacopa

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NICREW ClassicLED Plus 48-54 inches

Tank is 55 gallon with pool filter sand
Just wanted to know what I will need for my plants to grow really don’t want to do any co2 or anything just want to know what the plants will need for them to grow thinking of only keeping this plants and just grow out the whole tank
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-23-2020, 10:18 AM
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You need fertilizer. There are a few options available but ThriveC is very popular around these parts for low tech tanks. It requires a 50% water change once a week. Otherwise you have everything you "need". If your plants do well then that is all you need.


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