Help appreciated - trying to estimate the initial plant load needed for a 180 gallon, to minimize algae problems during startup. I keep hearing that making sure you have enough plants initially is key to preventing algae and longer-term success. Can you help advise if this enough??
Can someone please identify the type of wood or if the wood I found is aquarium safe?
I went out to find driftwood for the first time at a nearby water body. I picked some wood but I am not sure if they are completely dry or if they can be used in fish tank or not. I am attaching nine...
its my first time being here and im really hoping i can get a crash course on how to not miserably fail on my first attempt at a planted aquarium.
What i know right now:
-i cant afford CO2
-my lights are stock led's that come with the Juwel rio 180 (they seem to be relatively...
I'm new to aquascaping, tanks, fishes, freshwater and everything that comes with :smile2:, and I am willing to do something nice and beautiful. So I'd like some suggestions about equipments, which at the end, I can have an attractive setup.
The tank will be a rimless FireAqua 9 or...
i have a planted tank already but i want to redo it now for the following reasons;
My plants are growing haywire, anticipated aquascaping has been gone for a toss now.
Population explosion of trumpet snails.
Adding a new plant species.
since i am redoing the entire tank i wanna...
Hey! I design & build aquascapes in the Southern USA, and I recently started a website based on Aquascaping at AquascapeAddiction.com. I wrote a little article on Aqusacaping for Beginners, and I figured I'd re-post it here for the forum's use, if anybody should like to sticky it.