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  1. Lighting
    This is my first post ever so please bear with me, here it goes: I am changing out the lighting on my 150g and have come to an impasse. I could really use the help of the masses. I have a 2 bulb T8 fixture. Previously I was running 1 Marineland T10F40w (tank came with 2) and 1 T12 GE 6500K...
  2. Missouri
    Ok, so I made a DIY CO2 system, works fine. I am going to aquascape a 20 gallon with 3 substrates and I was wondering if I should place the floramax down first everywhere, and completely bury it with gravel and sand. I was going to make a sand type river in the center of the tank to the front...
  3. Tank Journals
    This tank is in the office and the red gravel mixed with the Floramax was not my idea :confused1: 125 Gallon Tank 48" Aquatic Life Dual-Lamp T5 HO (Getting another to link to this one soon) 48" All-Glass Aquarium Twin Tube Fluorescent Aquarium Reflector Pressurized Co2 Floramax Substrate...
  4. Tank Journals
    Redid my 20 gallon high today; replaced blue gravel with a 50/50 mix of black Floramax and original Fluorite. I'm really happy with the mix of grain sizes. I took out the plaster decorations and put in mopani wood, and added one new plant. Kept all the other plants/livestock (Nana/lava found a...
  5. Substrate
    Hello, I want to start a planted tank and I woukd like to know if floramax from CaribSea is a good starter for a begginer like me. I'm thinking of doing about 2" of floaramax and topping it off with 1" of pea gravel. Is this ok or should I use something eles.
  6. Lighting
    Hi, I have a few 20gallon planted tanks. lighting: dual T5 18 watt. 1 colormax bulb, 1 6,700K bulb substrate: carib-sea floramax c02: 2Litter yeast bottle with ceramic disk diffuser. plants: Hairgrass Dwarf Hairgrass Hygrophila Corymbosa Kompakt Guppy Grass Telanthera Cardinalis Water...
  7. Substrate
    Good evening Planted Tank readers :) My main question is do I need to start a nitrogen cycle with a sandy bottom tank, if so how? I have always wanted a large fish tank and every time we go to town my 4 year old has to stop at Petsmart or Petco. So I went on Craigslist and found a complete 55...
  8. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hey all! So I am almost perfectly new to planted tanks though I've had an interest in them for a while now. I've recently decided to make my 3 gallon Marineland Crescent into a fully planted. I'm definitely looking for some advice. I've been looking through the forum and reading loads today but...
  9. Substrate
    My Eco-Complete just arrived and since I could not find this information before ordering it I thought I would post it here for others use. Website address is http://www.caribsea.com/pages/products/planted_aquar.html I purchased from petco.com http://www.petco.com/Shop/Product.aspx?sku=1245848...
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