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  1. Low Tech Forum
    Hey I just started my very first tank and was hoping for some answers. I want to start a shrimp tank (probably red cherry shrimp) First ill start off with what I have so far: 10g tank black fluorite substrate 2 rocks heater aqueon filter (I shoved the intake into a sponge) 15W florescent light...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    So I recently changed my lights and substrate in my 16 gallon because I really want a nice planted tank, and I just added my first few plants ( some dwarf chain sword, java fern, and an anubias barteri) and I was wondering if I should start using some ferts after awhile ( I read your supposed to...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    I have been looking around for a bit and haven't found a concrete answer to what kind of lighting I can get away with to grow low and med light plants. Should I follow the WPG rule? I saw this but didn't want to spend money on something that is more than I need...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to live plants. I've had 5 different bettas, but I've never tried live plants, always been afraid to kill them, lol. Now I'm going to be getting a 55 gallon tank, and I want to have live plants in it! So my questions are: Can Java Fern, Anubias Petite Nana, Wendtii Red, and...
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