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  1. Aquascaping
    Hello, I got overly enthusiastic and chose UG as my first carpeting plant. I did a dry start from May 1 - early June with little to show, then flooded the tank about 5 weeks ago. I followed a method I saw on instagram - no filter, no heater, no co2 (couldn't get it cause of lockdown anyway)...
  2. Substrate
    Has anyone worked with Peat Moss? I'm trying to make a planted tank on a budget. I have some peat moss without fertilizers and was considering trying to use it as a substrate. Any thoughts or advice?
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I used Tetra water testing strips (I hear they're not very accurate, but I assume they could give me a ballpark of the param.) to find my water pH to be very high along with hardness. I siphoned out a little less than half the water and replaced it with distilled. A water test shows either a...
  4. Substrate
    Unfortunately for me, my local fish shop doesnt sell any form of plant substrate :confused1:... So I've been looking for alternatives, and I've come across Peat Moss. Currently I have standard gravel in my tank, that I am presuming has built up nutrients over the last year or so. Im in the...
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