The Planted Tank Forum banner
novice
1-8 of 8 Results
  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    A week and a half ago I added a small school of 8 neons to my newly cycled and heavily planted 10 gallon. Today the smallest of them is missing which is not surprising, but kind of sad because although it was half the size of the rest it was starting to eat really well. Anyway, I can't find its...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I am a beginner and looking for advice on making my planted low tech 20 gallon long aquarium -also I am aware of the $1 per gallon sale is going on and will end tomorrow. I am wondering if it's a good deal to buy the 20 gallon long there and then buy the equipment seperate or buy a starter kit...
  3. Plants
    Hello, I am brand new to this forum and planted tanks in general. I impulsively bought two plants at my LFS. I'd been wanting to add some color to my tank and help soak up excess nitrates. I was told they were easy to take care of, but when I got home and looked them up, I found differently...
  4. Tank Journals
    Hoping to see some good growth soon. This is 2 weeks post-initial set up. 40 gal Substrate: Miracle grow organic potting soil, fluorite and Eco complete mixed, sand on top. Plants: micro sword, jungle val, amazon sword, anacharis (moderately planted) Lighting: Strip lighting- 2 30 Watt...
  5. Tank Journals
    Hi everyone, I just found this forum and it seems to have a lot of information. My only experience with aquariums is breeding tanks years ago (bettas and guppies) I set up a 10 gallon tank in my office at work and its nothing pretty. Bare and looks like a breeding tank since that’s all i...
  6. Tank Journals
    I lost faith in my original scape. I think it lacked depth and balance. The fact that most people do that makes me feel less bad haha. This would be day 4 of the new scape. Here's the specs: T8 lightning, currently aprx 1.2 watts per gallon, just had 2 bulbs randomly go out Bell diffused co2...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I've been having trouble with the cycling of my 2.5 tank that I've had up in running for the past six weeks or so. I thought it was just bad luck, but went and bought the API mater test kit for fresh water aquariums. After getting so many high readings after a few days of 75% water changes, I...
  8. Planted Nano Tanks
    Hi everybody! I am quiet the novice in this field (long time reader, first time asker :hihi:), so any help/experiences would be great. Sorry if this is put in the wrong area or if I do something wrong! Here's my situation: I have a pet turtle and want to grow some aquatic plants for him to...
1-8 of 8 Results
Top