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  1. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi everyone ! I set up a new planted tank a few days ago (on july 5th). I keep the light on from 8 a.m. to to 10 p.m. I checked the pH and it's neutral. I notice that my plants are dying. I keep finding and picking dead roots from the gravel. I'm worried that the coarse gravel is crushing the...
  2. Substrate
    I have 3 weeks old tank on ADA aqua soil with bunch of plants. Trying to cycle the tank before adding any livestocks in. But here in Seattle we have extremely soft water about 6 PH and 0 KH from tap I've been using cuttlebone and Seachem Alkalinity Buffer to boost it up but my local store told...
  3. Planted Nano Tanks
    So I am starting a new thread with a better title because someone suggested it. :) ((HERE IS THE OLD THREAD IF YOU need to refer back>> http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/22-planted-nano-tanks/1010617-ideas.html <<)) Plus I still need more help. I am a complete noob. It was also suggested...
  4. New York
    Hey guys I guess I'm not going to setup up the 20L so I might as well get rid of it. It's brand new never used with wrought iron stand 2 levels with 9L Aqua soil with with ADA BACTER 100 added to the bottom of it. I would like to get rid of everything for $50. Or trades welcome. Pickup in...
  5. Tank Journals
    This is my second aquascape in the tank and i hope you like what you will see over the next couple months.. the tank is a 8gallon ada 30-C. i have ada white c02 system with ruby check and ada bubble counter. the filter is a zoo med 501. Plants: Glossostigma elatinoides,Hemianthus...
  6. For Sale/Trade
    I have several new/unopened 9 liter bags of the Normal Type ADA New Amazonia Aqua Soil for sell. 1 bag is $45 which includes shipping. 2 bags are $85 which includes shipping. I have a total of 6 bags to sell. Local pick up can be arranged in the Dallas area for $35 a bag.
  7. Substrate
    Hello - Advice needed :) I bought a 5.5g and want at least 3" of substrate bed. Im debating on: 3 liter bag of ADA New Amazonia - $27.69 shipped 9 liter bag of ADA New Amazonia - $52.04 shipped 22 lb bag of Up Aqua Soil - $41.00 shipped Has anyone tried or reviewed Up Aqua soil yet? Seems to...
  8. Substrate
    what is all the hype about ADA aqua soil new amazonia? is it THAT good? please share your results. im going to be using it soon and im currently using synthetic gravel only. it it good?
  9. Substrate
    Was sifting through one my bags of New Amazonia making my own 'powder' and noticing a lot of bits of what look like glass or quartz in it. Seems to be distributed throughout the bag - this normal?
  10. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Hello, I am interested in purchasing Aqua Soil for my new tank. Please let me know if you have any, and what type. Ideally, I would like to purchase 2-3 9L bags. Thank you for looking!
  11. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    I am looking to purchase enough Aqua Soil to cover a 36" x 18" area. Please let me know if you have any available, and what type. Also interested in a paintball c02 system. I don't need the tanks. Thank you for looking!
  12. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Found a used 20g long that I'm going to set-up with forest of crypts. Going to be using a mound of ADA Malaya as the substrate. My question, is it better to let the the tank cycle on its own, using the ammonia in the AquaSoil, before planting the crypts, as to minimize melt or just plant it...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    :thumbsdow OK, in all fairness I have given the substrate a fair chance. I have had nothing but problems with it and short of giving up on the hobby I have decided to abandon Aqua Soil Amizonia II and find something less troublesome. At first this was not the case, AquaSoil seemed to be ideal...
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