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  1. Lighting
    Hello guys, Quick question: would two Finnex Planted Plus 24/7 HCL be considered high light for my 20-gallon high aquarium (24x12x16). I had started out with just one, but I was not getting any pearling with CO2 injection and with dry fertilizers. I want to grow a DHG carpet, so I wanted to...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello everyone! This is sort of an introduction post. I'm fairly new to the planted tank hobby, this being my first (fully) planted tank. I'm wanting to go with some sort of Dutch Style. I'm going with a standard 20 gallon long that you can buy from Petco and other name brand stores, with 2...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    Hello, I set up a new 30 gal long tank to re-home my gold barbs from their current 20 gal tall tank. Low-tech with LED plant grow light, java fern, java moss, anubias, amazon sword & a couple of plastic plants (grass on the left end of the tank). Not heavily planted - covers about 1/3 of the...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi everyone. After several months of dosing PPS Pro in my high tech tanks I have decided to switch over to the EI method of dosing. I use Green Leaf Aquariums PPS Pro pack which includes dry ferts and two 500ml bottles. I need some help converting these materials into EI concentrations. I have a...
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi Everybody, I'm trying to grow some plants in my 5gallon nano tank. I have got a feeling that my lighting is not sufficient so I doubled the light to total of 12Watts of LED lights. Now I see increase in mostly brown and in small areas green algae. I've cleaned some from the glass walls. You...
  6. Substrate
    Hey there, new to this forum but I've been lurking for a while. I am currently designing my first planted dirt tank. It's also my first tank ever! I hate doing things the easy way and I'm diving right into the dirt both for monetary reasons and because, frankly, it seems awesome. I will be...
  7. Low Tech Forum
    First of all I am new at this so if I sound like I don't know what I am talking about please help me out then. I am considering using either these two types of fertilization for my tank. barret report. EI methodwhich would seem to be best for my tank and easiest for a newbie. Also in the website...
  8. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi everyone. I have had a planted fish tank for several years and would like to setup a planted shrimp tank after the holidays. I have been reading as much as I have time for on the subject but I still have a few questions. I would really appreciate any advice. My plan is to keep Red Rili...
  9. Lighting
    So this is my first attempt at a high tech 10 gallon planted tank. I originally was just planning on a regular fish tank for my apartment, and went out and bought the basics: reef sand, water conditioner, some danios, and two species of baby tears (not dwarf, one of them is micranthemoides the...
  10. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I have had my tank set up for a little over a year and have tried to set it up the best i can. if you have any suggestions i would love the help. I am having some problems figuring out the fertilizers. I was using aquariumfertilizer.com micro/macro mix about 30 ml daily, that seemed to work...
  11. Planted Nano Tanks
    I finally took the plunge and got started setting up my first decent tank. I'm going for an Iwagumi style. I live in a small apartment so I settled with with a Fluval Spec V, it seems to have an excellent built in filtration that can keep my tank running for a few days without care as sometimes...
  12. Substrate
    Alright so I just got a bunch of Aquasoil for my new 40 gallon breeder. I went through a huge brown slime algae, Rhizo, outbreak. Biggest the World has ever seen and that was with constant water changes. I figure that is because my soil volume in comparison to water volume is really high. About...
  13. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I've recently learned that my algae problems are most likely related to an unbalanced level of ferts. While I am correcting this, I am interested in advice on using Seachems liquid ferts. I currently have bottles of their line of products and do not want to switch to dry ferts until I use all...
  14. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    If carbon is made to take chemicals out tha water is that taking away from the ferts I give my plants or should I remove the carbon part of the filter?
  15. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hy! I'm makeing a survey of who needs how much of this Iron-Chelate, Fe-HEEDTA. 100g (bit less then a 1/4 ponund) ~ 9.00 USD So who's interested in this fertilizer? (Sorry if grammar isn't ok.) PhySix66
  16. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So most of the plants in my tank are doing great, but there are a couple that I noticed had not really grown. My ludwigia repens seems to have slowed growth, a few leaves have fallen off, but overall, the plant looks good, just hasn't seemed to grow in height. My ludwigia arcuata is the one i'm...
  17. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I recently introduced carbon to remove tannins in my water and was wondering if activated carbon removes liquid excel, nitrogen, potassium, etc from my water column? I can't find a definitive answer online. Cheers.
  18. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hey all, I have recently relaunched my 50G aquarium to be a planted tank but it is not going as well as I had hoped. I upgraded my lighting to 4 t5 fluorescents and have been using my DIY CO2 setup for about 2 weeks now. The results in my plants, however, have been less than stellar. My amazon...
  19. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi everybody! Calling all planted tank experts. I have a little 2.5 gallon planted nano and it's my first planted tank, so I'm really new to the world of dosing ferts. I have 10W of lighting, I dose Excel daily, and I dabble with a bunch of other Seachem products, but my plants are not doing as...
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