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  1. Plants
    As you can see my red plants are now turning transparent, java fern is nearly dead. What could be the reason? Any tips on saving them will be great.. I keep the lights on for 8 hours. No co2. Adding fertz though...
  2. Plants
    Need help:y rotala species are just not succeeding in this tank... Note: rescaped tank about 2 months back.. This is my 6th tank.. and for the first time encountering this problem.. this is a rescaped tank, and while rescaping the tank i added some powersand and on top of it added soil.. i.e...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I'm new to this hobby and have had this tank up and running for about 3 months. I purchased a large amount of various plants from a local grower and threw them in the tank. Some are doing well, others not so much. I don't expect much growth since I'm not injecting Co2 but some plants are...
  4. Plants
    If any of you guys knows whats going on and can help, it would be greatly appreciated, as I'm at my wits end with this tank. All my plants seem to be stunted, and the stem and older leaves of all my plants are turning brown. Photos are at the bottom, below the tank descriptions. Tank Stats...
  5. Lighting
    I currently setup a 180 gallon aquarium and I have 2 commerical 6 ft LED lights on it, they are super bright and powerful. It's been cycling for about 3 weeks now and I just put in 5 plants to start it off for something to look at least, on friday. I recently purchased NA Low/High tech...
  6. Plants
    Hi all, I have a planted nano 5gal which has been running for about 4 years now. Here's what it looked like in its prime: Since then, I've sorta neglected it and gave it just enough maintenance for the fish to not die etc...but I'm back into it. My issue is, I've set up a new tank and...
  7. Plants
    Hi there, I was wondering if somebody would be able to identify a problem I've got with my plants? I posted this on another forum a while ago but didn't get any response so thought I'd post here. Have had this for problem quite some time now. My water is fine - 0/0/30ppm, ph 6.8, high lighting...
  8. Plants
    ohkay new to planted tanks and cant figure out whats going on.... My plants are dying and i cant figure out why i didnt think i picked very hard plants to grow but they have been in tank for 2-3 weeks now and some of just wilting badly and some are almost dead it seems. Plant list Dwarf hair...
  9. Low Tech Forum
    I've been working for years to have a decent planted tank without CO2 and it's just not working. Pretty much my only plants that survive are anubias and my melon sword. My Amazon Sword leaves are clear and thin, my Java ferns have tiny one inch leaves that are rather deformed and very slow...
  10. Plants
    I have a 29 gallon planted tank that I set up about 2 months ago. Currently it has an amazon sword, anubias nana and barteri, water sprite, jungle val, rotala indica, water wisteria, crypt parva and dwarf hairgrass. I have a finnex 24/7 and use the 24/7 mode. I have been using DIY osmocote root...
  11. Low Tech Forum
    I planted my 10 (future) betta tank a couple months ago. I started with dosing just regular flourish, once a week, on water change day. Since then things have gone downhill. Stats: 10 gallon tank, ecocomplete substrate with osmocote+ sprinkled under it, finnex stingray 20" 8 hour photo period...
  12. Algae
    Hey Guys, For the past month or two I've been fighting an outbreak of algae. At first it was brown diatoms but thankfully they went away. As soon as the diatoms went away BBA came right in. I have no idea what caused this. This tank was algae free for three months and suddenly things just went...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I am a new member of plantedtank.net, I've had a planted tank for about 3 months now and need help and a little of guidance on where to go. I honestly don't even know what some of the plants/fish are in my tank and will take criticisms and feedback to help better my tank. My Setup: 29...
  14. Plants
    Hi, I'm new to planted tanks, I did a lot of reading and finally setup my planted tank. but cannot sustain plant growth, not sure if my plants are diseased or nutrient deficiency. noticing this is all my plants in the tank I'm trying to carpet baby dwarf tears on the forground, have grass on...
  15. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a 60 Gal Tall that has been set up since 8/2012, I cant seem to get my plants to grow. Equipment: 40 W Lifeguard UV Sterilizer QL-40, Fluval 306 External Canister Filter, Fluval QI A-850 Air Pump, Hydor Theo 300 W heater Lighting: Aquatic Life T5 6000k 54 W AV Light Fertilization...
  16. Planted Nano Tanks
    I have 3 nano tanks running fairly low tech. i have a 2.5 gallon, .5 gallon, and a .7 gallon (im guessing, it didnt say when i bought it). anyway, the 2.5 is fine, but the others are not. i have some dwarf hair grass and some unidentified moss, which did well for a while. theres also some...
  17. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, This is my tank set-up... Planted only tank - although want to add fish once the tank is established... 90 litre tank, thermostat set to 26C, TMC Aquabar 500 freshwater LED light in addition to original light that came with the hood, JBL brand injected CO2 via inline UP atomiser, TetraTex...
  18. Plants
    I am brand new with a planted tank. Have 16 Gal tank and am hoping for a low maintenance starter experience. I used FLUVAL substrate, about 3+ inches, let tank run for 1 week and added several plants. It looked so good :( Now, 3 days later, the plants, especially the Goldens are...
  19. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi there. I've been lurking for a while and trying to fix this issue myself but I think it's time to ask for help. I have a 65g Hex that I'm trying to grow some plants in. It has been established with fauna for over a year and all of the fish do great. I seriously haven't been able to get plants...
  20. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Recently set up a 55 gallon, planted, community tank. I was given a few java ferns, some java moss, and bought two amazon swords and something I forget the name of. I let it cycle for days with just live gravel and sand before adding plants and two weeks before adding fish. I currently have 10...
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