i am new to planted tanks, and i think they are AMAZINGLY beautiful when done RIGHT! i have seen so many tanks that are just jaw dropping.
in the past 2 months i have spent alot of money getting togeather the stuff for my next tank! (65 gallon)
Pressurized co2 system
5 9L bags of ADA Amazonia
those 2 things alone have set me back over 600 dollars! then i bought the tank for 450, but it came with a FX5 so that saved me money as i was planning on getting one anyway!
now my tank is sitting outside, has been for weeks. im scared to get it going, as i have NO experience with a planted tank and i want it to look amazing.
this is kind of what i have in mind, but i have NO skill or experience to do it!
i also have no branchy type driftwood, the only DW available around my town is Malaysian and i havent been able to find any of the "Cool" looking rocks around my area.
now what im getting at here, is i was wondering if someone could please link me maybe to some amazingly detailed grow logs? or videos, or articles on how to plant things properly, how to come up with a plan, and how to make a "Plant list"
i find this all overwhelming as i started looking online at plants, and once again it seems like an experience thing as i have NO CLUE how these plants end up growing and what they turn out to be!
im just so lost!!!! i really want this tank to look amazing, i have a 33 gallon tank, with some amazon swords and Fissidens Fontanus moss, the swords are doing well, but the fiss seems to ALWAYS be covered in algae and slime, (I dont have co2 and dont dose in this tank, i just let it go natural haha... maybe thats the problem?)
if anyone can give me some pointers on how to acheive a look like the link i posted that would be amazing!