The Planted Tank Forum banner
lava rock
1-9 of 9 Results
  1. Tank Journals
    Finally upgraded from the 25g cube, and let me tell you it's not very easy to find a 30-40g cube around here. Managed to find a beautiful 20x20x20 aquarium and some amazing driftwood at a local shop and we're off to the races. Nothing equipment wise has actually changed, still running: AI...
  2. Aquascaping
    I am planning to set up a tank for the first time with live plants and I have a few rocks. I heard that plants such as anubias and java ferns do great glued on to rocks or driftwood than planted in substrate. I have a large lava rock that I'm going to put in my tank and would love attach some...
  3. Substrate
    Hello, I am in the process of restarting my 50 gallon planted aquarium. I purchased 2 9 liter bags of aqua soil and some sand for the non-planted area. I know some people use power sand under the aqua soil but it is very expensive and I was hoping to use an inert lava rock in pantyhose...
  4. Tank Journals
    Hello TPTers About three years ago I bought and set up a 65g aquaplantarium and have recently gotten the itch to try something new. After a year plus of research on terrariums and paludariums I gained enough ideas of what I wanted to accomplish. Although I love the design of the tank it does...
  5. Tank Journals
    I have had this 4G vase for a couple of years now. It has a nice, solid construction and an interesting footprint. I originally set it up with a fountain in mind. There is a pond pump in the bottom with a custom egg crate and screen cage built around it. It is surrounded with filter floss...
  6. Substrate
    i've never had this problem in the past. the only difference this time around is that i utilized a good amount of akadama mixed in with old florabase, which is pretty much fine clay, and am using lava/lace rock for the hardscape. i know that lava rock is supposed to not alter the pH of water...
  7. Tank Journals
    Back in July I posted this thread asking for some advice about how I should approach resetting this tank, which led to some very helpful discussion. I started the process of aquascaping the tank this weekend and I wanted to share my current progress and get some feedback. I am using a...
  8. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So last night I was reading Creating A Natural Aquarium by Peter Hiscock (amazon link) and came across something that I have never heard before: Which rocks to use Inert rocks that are safe to use in the aquarium Basalt, coal, flint, granite, lava, quartz, sandstone, slate. Note: Lava rock is...
  9. Planted Nano Tanks
    I recently started a new 11.4gal tank (see my sig), and the hairgrass was growing too fast, so I pulled it and started this:
1-9 of 9 Results
Top