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  1. Substrate
    Hello All, I am getting ready to set up my 3rd dirted tank and I am planning on using Miracle Gro Natures Care Organic & Natural Potting Mix (Green Bag) for my dirt layer. I have seen several threads asking about this product and the general consensus is that it is OK to use if you can't get...
  2. The Lounge & Introductions
    Hey guys, I have a surface scum problem in my 100gal tank w/plants. I am using canister filter w/outlet at surface w/strong current length of tank. I have tried H2O changes but so joy. Lighting is LED w/gravel substrate over Miracle Gro potting mix beneath. Water chemistry is fine w/75degree...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I recently renovated my 46 gallon bowfront aquarium into a planted tank. I'm growing Anubias, assorted Crypts, amazon swords, java ferns on driftwood, water wisteria, ludwigia, and some bacopa. I have Seachem flourite as my substrate. I'm not sure on the lighting (it's second hand) but it's a...
  4. Substrate
    I'm a newbie about to start my first planted tank, a 20 gallon long. I'm looking for low maintenance, low tech (have too many other responsibilities to play with my tank very much in the next few years). I'll have lots of questions, starting with substrate: I plan to use Miracle Gro Organic...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    is it safe to put rcs in a miracle gro dirted tank
  6. Low Tech Forum
    I'm starting a 5.5 gallon low tech (probably with shrimp only and maybe one guppy), and I wanted to try the dry start method for the first time. I've been doing a lot of research and looking up stuff and trying to take it slow and do it right, but I haven't been able to find any good posts or...
  7. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, Can I use this product in my aquariums, as a root fertilizer put in the substrate, similar to Osmocote+? http://www.miraclegro.com/smg/goprod/miracle-gro-continuous-release-plant-food/prod70290 Here is a detailed analysis of the product ingredients...
  8. Tank Journals
    NEW JOURNAL: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=7946226 This setup lost to BBA so I took an opportunity to redo the entire thing. ***I will be updating this first post with my progress / all the pictures*** Most Recent Pic: 10/1/2014 This is my first attempt at a real...
  9. Tank Journals
    Hey everybody, I decided to start a journal for the tank that I recently started. it is a 29g that I got from craigslist for $40 with a stand. Here is a vid of the first step...the dirt. More to come, thanks for checking it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZqbA4nFi7w n8
  10. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi Masters of Aquatic Lore, Ive been fascinated reading all I can find about the algae scrubbers. The concept of intentionally growing algae in a place seperate from but connected to the aquarium (as in a sump) so as to soak up nitrates and phosphates etc is especially amazing when you consider...
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