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  1. Aquascaping
    Hello! I bought some driftwood from LPS labelled "Gold Vine Driftwood" from Mongolia. I have since done some research, and noticed it looks very similar to Rhododendron wood. I am currently in the process of boiling the wood, and will be gently scrubbing it down afterwards. Before I stick it...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Background: So I have two ten gallon tanks set up for breeding. Several months ago I did a water change and ran some parameter tests on both of them and within hours afterwards the half dozen Celestial Pearl Danios that I'd had growing out in one of them were dead... the few that I found in...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So last night I was reading Creating A Natural Aquarium by Peter Hiscock (amazon link) and came across something that I have never heard before: Which rocks to use Inert rocks that are safe to use in the aquarium Basalt, coal, flint, granite, lava, quartz, sandstone, slate. Note: Lava rock is...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I am researching putting together a shrimp tank. Most of what I read recommends java moss, java fern, crypts, and anubis. However, I did see on one site that crypts and anubis can be toxic to shrimp. Does anyone have experience with this or know more about it?
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