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  1. Substrate
    I have some left over 100% organic peat moss and am about to over haul my 20 gallon planted will this work it has no additives. I am open to using a gravel cap I am planning on getting a bottom matting plant. I have seen vaugue answers saying to soak it for 3 days to remove color. Thanks for...
  2. Fish
    As the title says, I am loving the dwarf gobies and i am considering either palauan rifle goby (Stiphodon Peleweni) or taiwanese micro goby (Schismatogobius Ampluvinculus) with spotted blue eye rainbow (Pseudomugil Gertrudae) or red dwarf neon rainbows(Pseudomugil Luminatus). My local LFS...
  3. Aquascaping
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    hi everyone , I have a 70 L high tech heavily planted tank. beside some neon gobi and butterfly loaches and few albino corys I have 2 types of shrimps, amano shrimp and sone kind of mixed bred neocardinas. I can't get rid of the neocardinas, the population exploded and do to the tons of...
  5. Substrate
    Hey Everyone! (First post, did a search, no dice, plz forgive formatting or anything I did wrong...Just REALLY need some of your great advice ASAP!) Quick Backstory: I'm a pretty well experienced Low tech planted tank (w/fish) person here. Just got a new tank 20G Hi, that I'm excited to get...
  6. Low Tech Forum
    Hi, I'm new at the forum as well in planted tank. I bought a 20 gal Top Fin aquarium kit from Petsmart two months ago and I have been stocking it with plants, snails and fishes. At this point I have some concerns about my plants since some of them are not doing well: #1: I rescued an Anubia...
  7. DIY
    Hey guys. I've built a 20 gallon AIO that I had set up as a small reef tank. My salt water days are over and I'm wanting to get into a planted tank. I have a few questions. I'm wanting to run CO2 so I can keep some of the more "exotic" plants and be able to raise them well. Will the...
  8. Equipment
    So i received a rebate from this thing i purchased and now I'm debating whether i should get the CO2 system I've always wanted.. A paintball co2 system for about 140 bucks. Should i go for it? I'm on the edge about this . . It's from a rebate, but i feel i could spend it else where, like on...
  9. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hello Everyone, I am new to this forum and fish-keeping in general. I set up my 2nd tank this week in hopes of keeping a colony of Crystal Reds. The tank is a 20 gal tall. I want it to be a decently planted tank and have put in some small amazon swords, java moss attached to driftwood...
  10. Low Tech Forum
    Hi all, we set up a very low tech dirt planted tank two days ago. I originally wanted to set it up using mineralized to soil substrate, but with the snow storms, I just soaked the top soil outside (without the wet and dry cycles) and decided to switch to the Walstad "El Natural" method. My wife...
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