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    Choosing The Right Lighting (lumen/watt) Power For A 290gal Tank

    Guys, as you may have seen in my other thread, I am building a new 95" (240cm) long / 290gal (1100L) High-tech tank. Upon much research I have decided to go with GHL ecosystem including their Profilux 4 aquarium computer, various probes, pump control etc. and, of course, the Mitras LX lights. I...
  2. A

    Building A 300 Gal Planted Discus Nature Aquarium Tank

    Hi guys, I am in the planning phase for my new "dream" build - a 300 gal / 1100 L planted discus nature aquarium tank. It will be 95" long, 25" wide and 27" high and my inspiration for the landscape is Josh Sim's winning Congo aquarium, although I know that with discus I will be severely limited...
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    Renewd my interest in aquarium plants after finding native plants from my area of coastal North Carolina. I have collected some and adapted them to aquarium.
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    Hi From A New Member

    Hi from a new member! I've had Discus / Amazon-themed aquariums for 30+ years (basically since childhood), mostly 200-400L low-tech. We recently moved to a new house and am now planning my dream aquarium build: a 1200L aquarium with a wild nature aquascape hopefully catching the atmosphere and...
  5. Dojoscapes

    Water Parameters New 60l Tank

    Hello I planted new tank its medium to heavy planted... Its almost 3 weeks old now Using RO WATER with remineralization minerals GH/KH+ (2 g on 10l for 300microsiemens) Tank 50l Using Tropica Specialized every second day Water changes every second day about 40 to 50% Lights chihiros Vivid 2...
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    Beamswork Da Fspec 48"

    I have a 75 gallon planted tank. It has a footprint of 48" x 18". The beamswork da fspec 48" is 3.5" from the top of the water. The water is 18.5" deep. I have a Seneye meter which gives me PAR, PUR%, and a graph of the light reading covering 400-700nm. This unit was reviewed by some reef...
  7. Dojoscapes

    Hello From Europe!

    Hello Im relatively new in the aquarium hobby I hope will learn something new and useful everyday here
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    About Water Values In The Aquarium

    Hello everyone. What is the maximum ppm daily nutrient intake in a high tech densely planted aquarium? Nitrate? phosphate? potassium? What are the gh-kh values that should be in the aquarium?
  9. BesederFTC

    Aquarium Water Clarifier

    Hello! Are you looking for fish tank chemicals or fish tank cleaning supplies that will enhance the fish tank treatment? Let’s make your inhabitants much healthier and get them rid of cloudy fish tank water just in few capsules of BESEDER fish tank water cleaner. Biological preparation BESEDER...
  10. TheDrift

    Ecotech Radion Xr15 G5

    Is it possible to marine ecotech radion xr15 g5 pro for planted tank? Since they turn blue channel down. Only because they have 12 white led compare to 8 on g4. And better spread Radion xr15 pro G5 (12 CoolWhite, 16 royal blue, 8 blue, 2 photo red, 3 green, 2 x uv, 2 uv, 2 Warmwhite, 2 luna...
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    For Sale: Various Aquarium Plants

    Have the following plants Minimum $20 order please. Relatively new on this site but I am on other sites if you are looking for feedback. Eriocaulon Vietnam - $5/plant - 10 available. Bushy plant. Stays Low. Bolbitis (Creeping fern) - $8/plant 3" Rizome. Leaves min 7-8" long HC (Baby tears) -...
  12. Terrance James

    Deep Aquarium Scaping

    I’ve never had a particularly deep aquarium but due to a unique set of circumstances I’m getting a 45 g which is ~24” deep. I know lighting will be key so advice on this and on scaping in terms of plant selection and placement would be helpful. It’s coming with a weak LED so I’ve been scouring...
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    Next Phase Of Aquarium Tank Design

  14. Toni Grappa

    Plant Plan Of Dutch Aquarium

    Hello everyone, I am currently working on the installation of Dutch aquariums or in a first step "only" on the planning of such a tank. I bought some (few) books on the subject, but what really impressed (and intimidated) me is the article by Pikez in this forum. The topic is quite complex and...
  15. Seattle_Aquarist

    "jonesing" For An Aquarium Club Meeting?

    Hi All, Locked down, missing aquarium club meetings? You are not alone! Every year the Greater Seattle Aquarium Society ( does a "Home Show" where a our club videographer, photographer, and judges visit several members' homes and have them show off their aquariums. This year GSAS is...
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    What Is Plant Aquarium Size?

    What is Plant Aquarium Size?
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    Indoor Grow Light In Planted Aquarium

    Hi. I have a Planted tank, i use a DIY lighting system wich consists in two ecosmart led of 14watt each one(My Aquarium is 30Litters ) I wanted to know if the use of a grow light would be benneficial yo My plants, specially the red ones.
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    Red Plants For Modest Par Levels?

    Hi everyone! I am setting up a 5 gallon/19 liter CO2 tank and - after doing some research (including on this forum) - want to keep my substrate PAR at about 30-50 umols to keep some semblance of stability in the tank. My question is, are there any plants that will readily turn red under such...
  19. kizwan

    Mini Planted Aquarium

    Hello! I have 3 mini Planted aquarium in mayonis glass bottle. Two use dirt & one use organic soil. I have them outside. Two already a couple of weeks & I can see new leaves appear. I really appreciate if anyone willing to give advices in what to do & what I shouldn't do in maintaining them. Thanks!
  20. Fat Guy

    Fluval 3.0 Or Twinstar 600ea For My 60uns

    Debating now if I should get the Fluval 3.0 for $127 or the Twinstar 600ea with dimmer for $179. As mentioned before I could put the fluval on the acrylic risers I made in the pic below but I think the twin star wins the beauty contest. Is there a significant difference in the way the plants...