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  1. Plants
    I am just starting out my first planted tank and need advice on how to fill in the gaps. I have heard that starting out heavily stocked with fast growing plants will help establish the tank. I would love to add some darker and lighter shades if possible but am open to whatever will help my tank...
  2. Plants
    I got some cabomba a couple weeks ago and it looked great and was growing nicely. Now that it has grown a couple inches, the new growth at the tips is kinda brown and the leaves at the base of each stem are turning brown. I have T5HO 2x39W on my 30 gal, dosing with Excel daily, and Flourish...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey there, Just getting into the planted tank thing over the last 2-3 months and encountering some problems that I was hoping to get advice with. Here's my set-up: Tank = 4ft x 1ft x 20 inches Substrate = Fairly standard dark gravel (small pebbles) with JBL Aqua Basis Plus underneath Lighting...
  4. Lighting
    do power compact 50/50 bulbs have any effect on plant growth?
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Ok so hopefully, I can get some really good ideas of what to expect from experienced PT specialists here. I have no clue as to how long/fast my plants will grow in my tank, and being in-between deployments I would like to see some results before I depart to the desert again for the umpteenth...
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