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  1. Low Tech Forum
    So I recently bought a second hand aquarium with a lot of stuff included. (2 Internal filters, 2 air pumps, 2 heaters and a lot of decorations). I bought some plants for it and got the filters running, but I actually want to make it a filterless aquarium. The Aquarium is...
  2. Tank Journals
    I'm starting up a college nano tank. It's finally time to put the aquarium tools I've been hoarding to use! This tank is likely not going to run a filter. I've got a roommate who's a very light sleeper so I don't want to keep noises down to a minimum. Hoping that the plants and bacteria will...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    Hi all! So I had planned to do a filterless Walstad style tank, with plants and snails and perhaps eventually shrimp. But whilst purchasing duckweed I suddenly and inadvertently found myself with a male and female Endlers Livebearer pair, and now have (at least) 4 fry. Its a 15 gallon tank...
  4. Planted Nano Tanks
    I have a small, low tech, filterless, heavily planted 5 gallon tank and I would like to know if I should add some snails (MTS for substrate, and/or ramshorns for algae + scavenging...or even some tadpole snails). I currently have no cleaner crew in the tank (shrimps were picked to death by the...
  5. Low Tech Forum
    So, I've got MTS. *chuckle* What can I say.. my LFS had a sale. :3 I recently purchased a 2.5 gallon tank (my second for work - the other one's in reception, not at my desk), put in some substrate from two established tanks (white sand and Eco-complete, resulting in that salt & pepper look) and...
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