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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have recently found a new annoying creature popping up all over my tank, first noticeable 2 days ago and now they are everywhere. They aren't ramshorn as they don't have the right shape, and there are no new additions to the tank. Has anyone seen this before? Any and all help is...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I'm new to inverts, and I'm looking for a good shrimp/snail for my 2.5 gallon planted betta tank. Early on I tested my betta Oberon's compatibility with some ghost shrimp and he chased them a bit when I fist added them, but then lost interest, so I know now that he is shrimp safe. They didn't...
  3. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    I've set up a small tank for breeding the little round pond snails for my puffers to munch. I've gotten a few from my lps but am trying to give my "garden" a jump start. Anyone have some annoying little buggers they'd like to throw my way?
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I would really appreciate some more direction for moving toward a balanced, happier tank. The stats: 15G local river gravel substrate, sifted to 2-4mm (over a sprinkling of peat, clay, and osmocote) Nitrate = 30 Nitrite = 0+ a teency GH = 350 KH = 280 pH = 8.5 temp = 78 current lighting = 10w...
  5. Algae
    Ok, lot of people haven't seen what these little guy can do to algae problems so I've set up a little thread to show their effectiveness. So I've set up 3 10gal tanks using a fishless cycle three weeks prior. Lighting is Flouro, lighting period is 24 hours to promote algae growth. Now that the...
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