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  1. Plants
    Sorry first time posting here, so I apologize if I used the wrong area for this question. I'm planning my first "real" aquascape with co2 and a real filter, so I'm trying to do it right instead of buying random plants and just planting. I noticed that a lot of people often mixed up their plants...
  2. Plants
    Hi! So I had this amazon sword in my tank for ages, and I recently redid the hardscape. I reused all of the plants and added a java moss carpet. (This tank is 5g and low tech) Does anyone have a good recommendation for a background plant that does not 1) transform into three (I swear I only...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello all! First off let me say Hi and thanks for having me. Been in the planted tank hobby about 7 months now and just joined the forum. After many times reading up on some of your threads during research, i finally just bit the bullet and joined. So, thanks for having me! Secondly, I have...
  4. Algae
    Hello, folks - I've benefited from your thread discussions, and this is my first post. I'm trying to figure out a persistent plant/BBA issue. I'm running a 9 gallon Eheim, with stock corner filter and LED light (10 hours daily, 1200 lumens @6,000 Kelvin), Floralite, and using API CO2 boost...
  5. Plants
    Hi All, I am looking to replace my water wisteria. I want something that looks better on the lower portion while still growing tall and providing good coverage (heater/ filter intake). I really like my Bacopa but woul like a different color / texture( leaf shape). So in your opinions what are...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Everytime i buy a taller plant to fill the background of my tank, the stems keep rotting and eventually there is nothing left of the plant, or they just die all together...i have some crypts and swords that are doing great. I just cant seem to keep ANY tall plants for the background. Its a 30g...
  7. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    I am looking for some red colored plants to fill a gap in a new aquascape. I know I want to get a Red Tiger Lotus, seeing if anybody has one they'd like to sell, and also I'd like to know of other red colored plants I could use. They'd probably be background plants, so stems would be good. What...
  8. Plants
    Does anyone have any good suggestions for some lower light background plants? I do not like the look of my tank right now.
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