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  1. Equipment
    Hi All, I am somewhat certain I've seen some recommendations for plastic clips/clamps that help keep air from getting into dosing pump lines on this site, but several searches have left me empty handed. I'm running a Hygger 4 peristaltic pump doser. I am using a 3-compartment acrylic fert...
  2. Equipment
    Hello, So full disclosure, I have never run a high tech tank, though I am in the planning stages of my first. I was/am planning to run injected CO2 from a 10 lb tank via a DIY reactor. While I was thinking about this I began to wonder if "Injected" CO2 is necessary for any plant we might want...
  3. Substrate
    Hello All, I'm new to the forums and planted fish tanks. I have set up a 10G tank for growing plants in my garage. It has been running for a little under 24 hrs. I have about 2 inches of organic potting soil and an inch of play sand over the top. I'm using 2 14 watt cfl bulbs for lighting...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey all, My tank is looking good. Per some suggestions, im going to be investing in some new bulbs, DIY CO2 and eventually a canister filter. I was wondering though, Do I need an air-stone? I have a pump and airstone, I just don't like it. The pump is kind of loud and all the bubbles are too...
  5. Equipment
    I have a small 2.5 gallon tank set up next to my bed and plan on using it as a breeding tank for shrimp. I want to split the air between a sponge filter in that tank and an air stone in my 10 gallon. Later I want to use the pump for a larger 10-20 gallon shrimp breeding bucket during the summer...
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