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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, This is really stupid, but my tank's lid broke and I don't know what brand it is. This is important because it is a weirdly shaped tank, and I need to find a specific lid. For context the tank is 15 gal and has curved/rounded front corners, normal back corners. It is rimless, nothing...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello. I bought this water plant from the local shop and the seller told me its a Lotus. for first days the plant was fine and growing and suddenly the leafs turn to yellow color and even one of them fall. i am not a pro and i want to know is there any way to help this plant to survive? sorry...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a fluval spec v I'm about to set up. it will house a betta fish, and maybe a snail and an amano shrimp. I've kept low tech (eco complete, crypts, vals, whatever else I could get to grow in it, low light, no ferts) years ago. I have a few questions before I order the final bits needed to...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello! I am new to live plants (I hadn't added them in my tank yet) and sand when it comes to aquariums. Today, I bought an Aqueon 10 gal starter kit with a Quiet Flow filter which is a hang on the back. https://www.aqueon.com/products/filtration-media/quietflow-led-pro-aquarium-power-filters...
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, I am really needing help since I can’t find any good information on this. I have plants only aquarium and since I know that CO2 is good for plant growth I have arrived at this question: What is the and maximum value of CO2 ppm that I can diffuse in the water to get very good effects? And...
  6. Plants
    Sorry if this is in the wrong place. First of all,Ii've yet to see a picture of cuba that looks like this. Could someone verify it? Also, why is it growing like that? I would like for it to carpet and have small, close together leaves, like in the pictures. I've been lazy with trimming because...
  7. Algae
    2 month old 24 gallon has given me nothing but mulm and algae issues. Ill list everything I know about the tank and what I have been doing. Tank- 24 gallon fluval (used to be a salt water tank but I rinsed it and cleaned with vinegar thoroughly) Water- I use RO water (kh=3-4) Remineralized...
  8. Algae
    ****IMAGE ATTACHED BELOW****** Hello, I am Sreenath, and Currently I stay in India. Actually the main question to ask you that, I setup a new Planted Aquarium for my home and recently after 3 day I can see Hair Algae all over my Plants. ---------------------Tank...
  9. The Lounge & Introductions
    So I have had my heavily planted tank for a month or two. The tank is 40 litres and the water quality is fine (i even went to the pet store to get a second opinion and they said it was perfect). Firstly, i had 6 guppies which ALL pasted away from swimming side ways and slowly sinking to the...
  10. Fish
    Hi all, Looking for some advice. Had tank set up for about 3 months. Steuggled with ammonia until a week-2 weeks ago. Have 2 mollies and they were the first fish in the tank. They have been acting odd and distressed the past 4 days. Both hiding and its very out of character. They're also...
  11. Algae
    I have 3 separate tanks, and all 3 have algae but none of the algae are the same. If you could help me solve the algae issues and their underlying issues I will love you forever. 10 Gallon This tank has 2 small light hoods above it, the lights are ecosmart LED daylight (840 lumen/9.5 w)...
  12. Plants
    Not sure if this is the right place for this post, but I was wondering if anyone has tried the "ebb and flow" method for dry start? What was your experience? I can only find a few brief posts on it and I would like to know more. I'm interested in trying it out. I'm currently doing a dry start...
  13. The Lounge & Introductions
    Hi Everyone! I've been an aquarium enthusiast pretty much my whole life! Just setup my new Juwel Lido 200 and I'm really nervous as I've never used co2 before. Could someone give me advice on this short video I created? There's a hissing noise coming from my regulator/solenoid and I can feel...
  14. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello everyone! I am trying to figure out the right filter combination... i want to use a canister filter and its ment for a 20 gallon tank and I am getting a 30 Gallon but I was wondering if I could do that and then add a sponge filter and it will be ok.... I didn't know because i'm not sure...
  15. Fish
    Hey all, My betta ("Creed") that I've had for over a year just started to show some signs of illness. One side of his body has some scales raised and kind of puffy looking, and the ends of his tail and bottom fin have some white crud on them, and are started to look a bit worn and thin at the...
  16. Algae
    Hello, I'm new to forums but need some advise. This may be a bit long but I would appreciate if you bare with me So I got a 50L tank for christmas and i thought id do some research and look into a planted tank, I bought some tetra complete substrate and covered it with some gravel. After a...
  17. Low Tech Forum
    Hello All! I have been trying for months to get some plants started in my (assuming by dimensions lol) 40-45gal breeder. It has been one nightmare after another! I am debating giving up, esp after the planter I made failed the goldfish test, and has recently dislodged itself from my tank...
  18. DIY
    Hey guys. I've built a 20 gallon AIO that I had set up as a small reef tank. My salt water days are over and I'm wanting to get into a planted tank. I have a few questions. I'm wanting to run CO2 so I can keep some of the more "exotic" plants and be able to raise them well. Will the...
  19. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Okay, my tank has been set up for about a week now Now, I have not yet added any plants, and I hope I'm not at the wrong place, but I'm just curious as to why my nitrite levels are through the roof! It's gotta be between 2.0ppm and 5.0ppm, cant really tell from the chart. My ammonia is at .25...
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