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  1. 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...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, I am new to this forum from India, have read a few topics but this is my first post. I currently have a low tech 40 gallon planted tank with an inert substrate (coarse river bed sand) Can i use the brown sugar having the following ingredient in each 100gm as a fertiliser dosing for my...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    22 gallon long tank that has been setup for about 6 weeks. Have had a ton of growth lately but the past 3 days my staurogyne repens have been losing leaves and the other leaves are starting to turn pale and then fall off. My rotala and ludwigia have been having this problem to a much smaller...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I'm going on holiday from Friday until next Sunday, so 9 days. I've got someone to do my ferts and feed the fish but I don't want them doing a WC! My plan was to do a water change on Thursday and another on the Sunday (usual day) when I get back. This would mean that the tank would be dosed for...
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I just medicated my tank for a short while and have found a sort of residue on the water surface - nothing alarming but it is noticeable. I have a spare eheim carbon pad which I could use temporarily however there is a lot of contrasting opinions on whether it will remove plant nutrients and...
  6. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I have a starter kit from aquariumplantfood.co.uk which has all of the EI basics. Here is the recipe from the website: Macro Solution Mix, Shake & Leave to Dissolve Overnight: 4tsp Potassium Nitrate 1tsp Potassium Phosphate 6tsp Magnesium Sulphate 500ml Water Micro Solution Mix, Shake & Leave...
  7. Plants
    Hi, I was just wondering if someone could look over my intended set up to sort out any problems that may arise? Ok, I have a 2.5x1x2ft 'grow tank', in which I have guppys, snails and some plants. It's a dirted tank with sand and I intend to redo it because I didn't set it up that well and the...
  8. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I know this might sound funny to most cuz a lot of people grow moss with just light or so i hear anyway. My question is what would a great moss fertilizer be and is liquid better than tabs/stcks? I ask cuz i got some x-mas moss from off ebay and it started to turn brown in my tank after about...
  9. Low Tech Forum
    Which ones would you recommend? Thanks
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