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  1. Algae
    Hey guys! So I have been getting a lot of GSA in my 15 gallon tank, and was wondering if any of you know what I can do about it. For note, I do have a nerite snail, however I think it is too much for him to eat on his own haha. Poor Pablo. Anyways, I've heard you need to add phosphate to get...
  2. Plants
    Hello! I have a 15 gal. planted tank that has been running for about 6-7weeks now, and I'm noticing some issues with a couple plants. For reference, the tank inhabitants are 5 African Dwarf Frogs, 3 otocinclus, 3 amano shrimp, a nerite snail, and some Malaysian trump snails (I think 2) and...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello. I bought this water plant from the local shop and the seller told me its a Lotus. for first days the plant was fine and growing and suddenly the leafs turn to yellow color and even one of them fall. i am not a pro and i want to know is there any way to help this plant to survive? sorry...
  4. Plants
    So i bought some frogbit to enrich my shrimps lives and help keep my nitrates down all was going well but progressively over time its getting browner and more rotten. My only idea to why would be my water level. This last water change i filled my tank a little more then normal (I did a bad and...
  5. Low Tech Forum
    Hello All! I have been trying for months to get some plants started in my (assuming by dimensions lol) 40-45gal breeder. It has been one nightmare after another! I am debating giving up, esp after the planter I made failed the goldfish test, and has recently dislodged itself from my tank...
  6. Low Tech Forum
    Tank: Bow front 36 gallons, 30” long x 18” wide x 22” tall Kit here Media: 1-1.5” of Miracle Grow Organic gardening mix; 2-3” Black Diamond Blasting Sand Medium coarseness 20-40 Plants: Staurogyne repens for carpet; had wanted Hemianthus callitrichoides but couldn’t find any; no idea about mid...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Okay, so I just started a new tank. First a list of info, -90 Gallon -Fluval Canister filter -4x65 Coralife (T5?) watt lighting with half blue half white lights. -Small 45 gram co2 bottle with bubble counter (about 1.5-2 bps) -heater set at 80 degrees (for cycling purposes) -water parameters...
  8. Plants
    Can anybody please identify this plant:
  9. Plants
    I happened to shine a flash light into my tank at midnight last night (this morning) and this Hygro brown was healthy and hole-free. Seven hours later and my morning inspection surprised me with this. What caused this? Is it nutrient related (it developed fast!) or was someone snacking on it...
  10. Plants
    I was looking at my filter intake tube and the surface are of my powerhead and they looked awfully blank. I was thinking anubias nana petite or "pixie(?)" would look amazing attached to either or both. Has anyone tried this is so what did you use for attachment? Pros or cons to this idea in...
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I canT figure out what kind of plants my angel fish love to much on. its right behind them in the picture bellow. If anyone is good at sexing angels too my white angel is getting a bit puffy and the smaller stripped one follows her EVERYWHERE. any information would be helpful. The plant itself...
  12. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi, this is my first post and first fish tank, so I hope its in the right place and everything. Iv had my tank for a couple months now and I've added a couple fish. Everything was going well in the first couple of weeks I had 4 Neon Tetras cycling the tank, with ammonia around 0ppm. I got a bit...
  13. Lighting
    Hi all. I have just bought a 10g Deluxe kit and am looking to start a nice little Planted tank I would like to know which 18in plant light I should purchase to get the proper amount of growth I am looking for. Also which substrate do you guys prefer? The tank has yet to see water as it...
  14. Colorado
    Hello guys and gals, i'm new to planted tanks and I needed help picking out some tall plants for my wifes tank, i have two Anubias Barteri in there now, and some dwarf hairgrass but i need to fill the background, and quite honestly i have no idea what plants grow as tall as her tank. I need...
  15. Plants
    Hi All, I just won a ROAK for some Blyxa Japonica. It shipped quickly, and I acclimated it well but am not sure of the the senders parameters. I am wondering if my parameters are too different from theirs and this is causing a problem. I have heard of Crypt melt, is this something like that...
  16. Plants
    ive had my tank set up for awhile now, and my plants are growing and im putting fertilizers c02 and extra iron, but my plants still are not as green as i would like...they have little black specs on the sword is it my light needing more , or more supplements. i just want that popping neon green...
  17. Plants
    Hi all. I wonder if I can kill two birds with one stone with this post. A month ago, I came across a great deal on the net for 5 stems of hygrophila polysperma, 4 narrow leaf chain swords, 4 pygmy chain swords, 3 stems of ludwigia repens, and 3 stems of rotala rotundifolia. Beforehand, the tank...
  18. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi All, I'm having trouble establishing my new stem plants and getting the roots to grow out. I'm using all the sea chem products and I have adequate lighting (1.7WPG-90watt for 200ltrs/55gallon) and I'm using sea chem fertilizer tablets, but my stems in my medium gravel rot and then...
  19. Plants
    What's my Red Rubin Sword lacking? I dose Excel, Iron, Flourish, and Trace, and I have DIY Co2, and I even have root tabs at the base of the plant. It's growing, but it looks terrible. What's wrong? The only thing I can think of is potassium or Nitrogen, cause both those are at or near 0...
  20. Low Tech Forum
    I have a 10 gallon with just a strip light and a 6500k bulb. It's been set up for a month and for the most part everythings been going well. But my Anubias Minima isnt doing too well. The leaves are starting to turn yellow around the edges and the tips are turning black. I figured it was a...
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