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  1. Fish
    Good morning aquarists. I have 3 years experience with saltwater aquariums. I have multiple reef tanks, but I’m new to planted tanks, and freshwater in general. I have a heavily planted 29 gallon aquarium with 11 Neon Tetras, 6 Black Skirt Tetras, 3 Otocinclus Catfish, 1 Hillstream Loach, 10...
  2. Low Tech Forum
    Hello Guys, First of all I am a completely new to the planted setup. I am setting up a new 42 Gallon Planted tank. The dimension are L 30" X D 18" X H 18". I want to start pretty low tech setup with diy Co2 with yeast, sugar, baking soda formula. I have already purchased few items like...
  3. Tank Journals
    10/2/2015 9/15/2015 7/3/2015 (initial setup) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I have started the hardscaping for my 55g heavily planted tank. not heavily planted yet, just got my rocks. feedback would be...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So about 2 weeks ago I set up a new 10 gallon high tech high light planted tank and a week in I stupidly assumed that my family would turn everything off while I was away for the weekend. So for three days my tank sat with 40 watts of light on it and the CO2 going. When I came back there was a...
  5. Plants
    Just started my 10 gal. Added some grass and some cool looking tall plants. Pretty new to this. what else could I add to make it look better? Thanks for the help!:icon_lol:
  6. Tank Journals
    First Steps Finally, it seems my boys are old enough to *somewhat* be around a tank without complete fear of them knocking it over - so off on my planted aquarium journey I go. Saturday - Went back to Pet Co and purchased the deeply discounted 26 gallon, all-glass, bow-front tank I had my eye...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So, I had a simple fish tank for years (the freaking goldfish didn't die for 15 some years), but has been empty a year, so decided to move it up to college with me. Right now, I have cloudy water (white) with bubbles forming around the top edge, and black spots appearing on my plants...
  8. Aquascaping
    So as the title tells you I am new to planted tanks, I am having a hard time figuring out what I should do with my new 29g tank. I currently have 2 pieces of driftwood that have slate bases, and 2 rocks. I am also pretty clueless when it comes to planting my plants. I have some coming this next...
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