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  1. Plants
    Hello, I didn't see this here after a quick search (sorry if it was already discussed and I missed it), but how do you clean plants before adding them to your aquarium? I've read that some people set up QT like they would fish. Others claimed a peroxide wash (5-10%), and more still said they...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey everyone, So I have started a fully planted tank. It's been running for about eight months. I've got really good growth out of my swords, but everything else has been kind of unimpressive. I'm happy with how the tank looks, but it is definitely lacking, and I don't know what I should add...
  3. Planted Nano Tanks
    Alright. So, just in case some of the people who viewed my last thread are reading this one.......... I'm getting a new tank for my betta! I convinced my parents (apparently by "new tank" they thought I wanted to add another tank rather than upgrade the tank for my betta. We have serious...
  4. WTB/RAOK
    My high school students and I are creating a 200 gal. freshwater planted aquascape tank with a 40 gal refrugium sump to investigate nutrient cycling, photosynthesis, and cell respiration. It is also my hope as their science teacher that the tank will serve to inspire many along the way to...
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    My high school students and I are creating a 200 gal. freshwater planted aquascape tank with a 40 gal refrugium sump to investigate nutrient cycling, photosynthesis, and cell respiration. It is also my hope as their science teacher that the tank will serve to inspire many along the way to...
  6. WTB/RAOK
    Anyone in tha Cambridge/Boston area I have 2 plants but u gots to come n grab em. 1st is a mother plant of apongeton crispus with a few plantlets and the seed/bulb still attached to it. 2nd is a African fern that's what they told me when they gave it to me it was just a few stems now its a...
  7. Plants
    I had this big storie going and it got erased so I'm just gonna get to the point of my problem like the title sayes. I say it like this cuz I really never did any research an paied attention to all the details about the plants I have in my tanks. I only looked for what lighting and if they go in...
  8. Plants
    Does anyone have this plant or have you grown it before, if so, how did you do, was it a decent plant for a planted tank? and any idea which variety you had. I am looking for a very green, fairly large leaf plant to offset my red tiger lotus and barclaya longifolia, I have tried various amazon...
  9. Plants
    Hi All, Does Java Fern usually send roots from it leaves? Here is a pic to show you what I mean.
  10. Plants
    I bought some plants months ago but some of them seem to be showing signs of deficiency? The first one is the Amazon Sword Plant The Second is the Hygrophila Guaniensis Does anyone know what these deficiencies are and how I can rectify them? Thanks :icon_wink Milkman
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    To start off, I have a 6 gallon fluval edge. In there right now is 4 neon tetras, 5 cherry shrimps, a dwarf onion, dwarf sagittaria, and another plant I forgot the name of. Ok I have 2 problems as of now. The first one is ich. I started using rid ich last night. I lost one of the tetras...
  12. Plants
    My newest shrimp (yay I finally have cherries!) came home on a piece of Egeria and I have read that they can be planed as a cutting...how exactly do I plant it though? I know I need to remove the bottom few spirals, but how deep, how far away from water column, does it need a rock or will it be...
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