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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hello everyone, I going to start a 10 gallons tank for my neocaridinas. I came here to ask for help to the community for ideas, in what to use to help with filtration and circulation for the tank. I have a sponge filter that I already modified: I was thinking to get something like this...
  2. Low Tech Forum
    Hi guys I am new to this forum and I recently got a 40-gallon breeder, I've already put one bag of 20lb Eco-Complete (black) and lightly topped it and surrounded the middle formation I made with the Eco-Complete with Imagitarium black small gravel (20lbs). I am going to be having a Fluval 307...
  3. Aquascaping
    I bought stones from a member and they are amazing. The only problem is that I don't have any that are significantly different in size and I am struggling with a well rounded setup Current layout: All of the stones in the tank at once: I am looking for advice before I move forward with...
  4. Fish
    This is my first large aquarium. I have not even bought or cycled it, however I'm looking for some inspiration regarding what type of fish to get to ensure compatibility as well to ensure I set the tank up correctly (parameters/décor). Below is what I was thinking about stocking. Please let me...
  5. Aquascaping
    Any feedback on my hardscape/ideas for softscape is welcome. I have used found beach rock from Sydney and Aquasoil. The tank is 50L (13Gal). I plan on planting it heavily with a range of micro leaf carpeting plants, mosses, and taller stem plants along the rear and sides of the tank. This tank...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey guys, i'm Jun from Malaysia, and i recently found out about aquascaping and am planning to start a tank of my own. After a month of so of research on the web i've gathered some knowledge as to what i need to prepare to start doing it, and here's my planned setup. Dry Start Method - Low Tech...
  7. Aquascaping
    Hey guys, i'm Jun from Malaysia, and i recently found out about aquascaping and am planning to start a tank of my own. After a month of so of research on the web i've gathered some knowledge as to what i need to prepare to start doing it, and here's my planned setup. Dry Start Method - Low Tech...
  8. The Lounge & Introductions
    Hey guys, i'm Jun from Malaysia, and i recently found out about aquascaping and am planning to start a tank of my own. After a month of so of research on the web i've gathered some knowledge as to what i need to prepare to start doing it, and here's my planned setup. Dry Start Method - Low Tech...
  9. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey everybody, I am about to redo my 36 gallon aquarium and wanted some ideas, honestly anything. I've already picked out tanish/white sand, but i do have some black on hand if you guys want a mix. I also have various pieces of driftwood, and a bunch of rock. My Ph is 7.5 and temp is 82. Can't...
  10. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey all, I just picked up a free 20 gallon high tank for free on craigslist, and I have no idea what to do with it! Looking for any suggestions for plants, hardscape and live stock! I'm also looking to build my own filter (I think it's fun haha) so any ideas/experience with that would be...
  11. Aquascaping
    Hey all, first post on The Planted Tank! I currently have a 20gal tall tank, similar to the standard 20 gal you'd get at petsmart. I have a filter that came with the tank that mounts inside the tank and i have it centered in the back to allow even circulation. I covered the bottom grate...
  12. Aquascaping
    Hi everyone This is my first planted tank and I'm after suggestions to improve the look. Something doesn't look right to me, but I'm not sure what - plant locations? Flow lines? It's low tech, low light. My focus is plants. I liked the "jungle" theme (natural, thick, bushy) when I started...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi guys! New here. Been a while since I had a planted tank, and having moved to the middle-east a year ago I thought it would be a while before I could get one. Turns out there's one decent store here that i've managed to get some stuff from. Having a custom shallow rimless tank made...
  14. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have an empty 40B that I think I may try dirt on. Never had a dirted tank, but been keeping plants for about 2 years now (been in the hobby idk how long, a while). Anyways I've done the amazonian/S America thing, and i've done the SE Asian thing, and I did the African cichlid thing a loooong...
  15. Aquascaping
    Hey Everyone! So I am FINALLY on spring break from school, so I can finally work on my tank! It is a 20 long for a betta. It had a divider, but one betta passed so that is removed. You can still see the blue divider-holder, but I am planning on taking that out. Does anyone have any advice on...
  16. Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium
    Hello everybody, My name is Michel and I'm a big aquarium fan, but I would also like to start a (small) terrarium and I hope you could help me with this. :) I have an empty aquarium (20" x 12" x 12") and I would like it to use this as terrarium. I already have 4 aquariums in my room, and I...
  17. DIY
    Ok so here is the deal. I have seen a ton of Styrofoam/concrete backgrounds, and they are awesome. I have been watching people threads and videos and decided to take on the challenge myself. I was not looking for a background though, I wanted a centerpiece. Something like Texas holey rock but...
  18. Fish
    So I'm re cycling my 20g long riparium and a quarantine tank to stick all new residence in first for observation. ...now I need to figure out what I want before the cycle finishes so I can grab fish once it's all ready. Tank info: 20g long: 30x12x12" Ph.. Tap 7.5, tannins in tank is dropping...
  19. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Aloha All Being new here, but having spent many hours reading other posts - I've decided to share the inspiration for my 29G tank. I have only now started a large tank (29G), upgrading from two 10G tanks filled with Guppies. I've been taking my time with this tank. I've had it over a week and...
  20. Aquascaping
    I'm planing on a getting a larger tank (either big corner or 55G) in a few months have been spening endless hours looking at aqua scape. I want the new tank to be extra amazing. Below are a few of my favorites so far. If you have come across any amazing designs post them for all to enjoy...
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