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  1. Low Tech Forum
    My frogbit and salvinia minima are not liking my tanks even though I've tried to keep them in low-flow areas. I want to put them in a container by a window to keep them going for future use, but I'd like to keep the container low-maintenance. My concern is mainly with fertilization. I don't want...
  2. The Lounge & Introductions
    Hi, I'm Marius. I'm actively keeping fish since 2016. I'm fully devoted to Diana's Walstad ideas. I have 1 tank with CPD's and panda cories, 1 with bumblebee gobies and a third on the way with desert gobies and also a tub with rescued goldfish fry. I use common tropical plants like crypts...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    12g Long Walstad Log About me and this tanks backstory: tl;dr: Previous salty boi switches to planted low tech. I’m new to the planted tank scene, but, not new to the aquarium hobby. Several years ago I had a nice sized empty space in my room and was looking for a way to...
  4. Planted Nano Tanks
    I'm currently housing my betta, Marco, in the following setup: Rectangular 2.5 gallon tank (12Lx6Wx8H) Finnex Planted+ clip-on light with gooseneck Azoo Palm Filter with AquaClear 20 foam & 20 biomax Top Fin 20w preset heater ~3/4 inch depth MGOCPM ~1 inch depth small diameter gravel (max...
  5. Low Tech Forum
    hi! my apologies if this is a basic question anyways lol. but as far as i've researched, there hasn't been anything all that clear as to how to cycle a planted tank. right now i have all the components for setting up a low-tech 40 gallon tank (besides live plants), though i wanted to be sure i...
  6. Tank Journals
    Hey all, I wanted to share with you my latest venture, a new juwel rio 240 planted tank. I'm currently in the process of running down a similar sized bow fronted CO2 injected tank in the hope of running a lower tech set up. Partly because I like the idea of a lower maintenance tank...
  7. Tank Journals
    12/02/11 tank plans
  8. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi all. I started this 2.5g around the holidays and its grown in a bit so I figured I'd post a few pictures. Here is my initial set up And initial planting 12-21-09 Here is a picture of how it looks now. I'm going to give the D. diandra another month or so to start growing, otherwise...
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