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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi Community! My boss have a 75 gallon tank and we have gotten some dragonfly larvae. I have read they do not eat plants but our plant supplier they do when hatch and them as they grow they go for shrimps and fish etc. I want to know if for sure could be that or is just the Amanos, cherries and...
  2. Lighting
    I'm choosing a light for a 29 g long tank: (120x30x30cm / 47.2x12x12 inches), with live plants and stocked with White Cloud Mountain Minnow. A glass lid will be fitted to the tank. Any thoughts on these options (ordered by preference)? XESEGEIP 48W 90cm fits 35-47 inches 2022 model...
  3. Fish
    I'll try to keep it short. I have just upgraded to a 55 gallon tank. Sadly after a nasty ich outbreak im down to only 1 tiger barb. I couldn't put him down so kept him around for a month until upgrading and he's been doing fine. I am just looking for opinions on stocking. I'm wanting to get him...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey guys! So I got the monte carlo tissue culture and I'm cycling my tank, along with some other plants. I was thinking they were growing veryyyyy slowly (haven't grown much in 2 weeks at all). I add 9 drops of the seachem fertilizer 2 times every week too... I don't know what to do. I also...
  5. Fish
    I'm new to the hobby and made a rookie mistake, I added wood without boiling it and my water has never been clear since. I've been doing water changes with treated city water 2 times a week and sometimes more with no avail, still yellow. 2nd issue is I have no idea which barbs are male and which...
  6. Lighting
    Does anyone have any good standardized data on par data for various aquarium sizes? Addtioannly what par is good considered high vs low. Most data I can find seems ambiguous and about 5 years old at minimum and the hobby and products have advanced since then. I am specifically looking to run...
  7. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello! I need some advice about the results from a gh/my water test I just did with the API kit! I have a 7 gallon shrimp tank with around 20 cherry shrimp, heavily planted, there are some floating plants, lots of Java moss, a bonsai and Indian almond leaves. I’ve had this tank for around 8...
  8. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum. I have a heavily planted tank with 3 large discus and am having ongoing phosphate problems. The main issue is that I get algae blooms and hence not optimal plant growth. Here is my run down: • Red Sea 250 • Illumamagic Blaze light • Seachem ferts; minerals, iron...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I'm not looking for a punchline 😂 Just want to know how women in his hobby refer to themselves - Scape girl? Aqua girl? That crazy planted tank lady? What do you call yourself? Calling all female aquascapers/planted tank girls !!!
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