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  1. Low Tech Forum
    Hi All, I have a question regarding the growth in my low tech tank. Essentially all my plants (specifically the leaves) are yellow even when new. When they get older they start disintegrating in some instances. These are all supposed low tech (easy) plants like Hygrophila Polysperma, Marsilea...
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    Hello, I am looking for some advices from seasoned users about my current setup and if someone could see potential problems. I am also asking because I already had 2 episodes of what looks like hair algae (one bad, one more under control) My main goal is to have easy fish, easy plants and...
  3. Lighting
    :) Hello, let me start of by saying that this is not my first tank. I currently have a 29g and a 20g tall. I have had them for a little over 4 years. The thing is, they are not at my house. I moved to Sac two years ago from another town and I didn't have the space at my new place. I just bought...
  4. Low Tech Forum
    Edited Post I have changed plans. I have a 30 gallon 36 x 12 x 16 deep tank I am going to use. I have about 4 inches of ecocomplete and a fine gravel cap. I will does ferts weekly. I have an extra 48 inch T5NO coral life dual aqualight that I was thinking of using? It is a little long, which...
  5. Plants
    My tank is Under-Planted IMO and I would really appreciate some suggestions :smile: I have a few plants in my tank and really want something much more, but keeping it a non Co2 tank is important. I have done my research, trust me. I have 2 notebooks full of plant info :redface: But I have...
  6. Lighting
    I have read every resource that I can find online regarding lighting a tank, but even still, I am uncertain of just how much I need. I have read that if the tank is over 18" than the watts per gallon must have 1-2 watts extra added to the 2-3 watts per gallon rule. I have also read that watts...
  7. Low Tech Forum
    Hi all, I’m sorry for being annoying with lightning question again, but I need a last advice before I buy my new fixture. I have 90 gal low tech corner tank. I’m planning to get Coralife F/W T-5 Aqualight Double Strip Light-36" this one...
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