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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello all, I'm new to the aquarium community and am trying to get some reliable information regarding cycling. I currently have a 5 gallon planted tank (fluval spec V) which is generally doing well. It has been running for a few weeks. Unfortunately, I didn't have the opportunity to cycle...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new here and im about to start a new planted tank. I got a 75 cm x 75 cm x 75 cm cube on top of a 90cm tall stand. Most of my life i used to have lower aquariums, however i don't know why i wanted some nice tall water column in this one. Well right know im trying to sort...
  3. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi all! :) First of all, I'm new here, so nice to meet you! I started a 2.5 gallon planted nano tank two weeks ago, and by now is more or less cycled enough to add my red dragon betta fish, Shakespeare. My plants started "melting" at some point to adjust to the new environment, so I added...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I was just curious about this, because I haven't done so in at least two weeks and didn't know about the rules.
  5. Aquascaping
    Hello Guys; I've been okay trimming alot of plants from wistria to hairgrass, and cleaning up the remains since the trimmed parts just float up, but am having problems with java moss when trimmed it sinks and attacked to hair grass gravel. Very frustrating to remove. My java moss is on drift...
  6. Equipment
    Hello; I want to make a thread where members can speak of chemicals that they have found to do better than what they have expected of them. I know a majority of members negatively view chemicals but in some cases they are a last resort. So this is in hope of making cluster of information on a...
  7. Aquascaping
    It seems like most aquascapers break down their original layouts and rescape their tanks within a year or two, possibly even less. My question is, does anyone on this forum keeps scapes that are more than 3 years old? Just curious. Pictures would be nice if possible.
  8. Aquascaping
    I have a 12gl fluval edge tank, it has a small 5"x7" opening. I am growing flame moss as my background. I need to trim it periodically to keep it growing nicely. However it is a pain in the #@$! to remove the flame moss cuttings as they do not rise to the top like hairgrass or stem plants...
  9. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Lately, there seems to be plenty of new people are entering the hobby. I have done my fair share of learning here and hope to pay forward the help afforded me to successfully keep these awesome creatures. There are also plenty of shrimp tank setup how-to's written so those bits wont be mentioned...
  10. Other Websites
    Hi, I'd like to let you know about a website: www.aquaticlog.com. This website is designed with one feature in mind - make your aquarium logging and maintaining records simpler. With basic FREE account you will be able to: - Keep detailed records of your water parameter testing - Historical...
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    What do you do to keep you aquariums in nice condition? Post your schedules!;)
  12. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hey, I'm working with getting my Nano properly established... and in the process have had a small outbreak of cyanobacteria (BlueGreenAlgae). I'm hoping someone else with a small tank (less than 7 gal) will be able to give me some advice on methods of cleaning/vacuuming. Today I used my 10"...
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