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  1. Plants
    Some of us have voiced interest in a more accurate way to keep up with the myriad of native plants available to us as hobbyists. Do you need an ID on a local plant you want to try in you tank? This is the place to do it. If you have a tank with natives post it here! Tell us your experience with...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    so there's 10 types of fissidens and 7 types of fontinalis native to NJ wow, I found a list of all the native mosses here, theres 383 types in NJ http://phobos.ramapo.edu/~ekarlin/research/mosses.html I found some rare looking mosses today while hiking in Northern NJ, Pic 1 -I think it's a...
  3. Fish
    I want to set up a tank for a pair of german blues. I want it to look as natural as possible, maybe even getting plants from the area where they live. I was wondering what fish naturally occur where the rams do. (i cant spell the name of where the come from, the something basin?) any names...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I'm starting a new low tech 55. 108W T5HO and no CO2 injected... I'm heading to upstate NY next week for vacation. Most of my time will be spent on Lake Ontario. I know the Lake is teaming with aquatic plants but does anyone know some good species native to the area that I might be able to...
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