1. 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!
  2. S

    How To Build The Perfect Spectrum Led Light.

    Russians are inventive and resourceful. I hadn't even thought it was possible. This might just be part one..not sure.
  3. 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...
  4. S

    Stan Gets His Holy Grail Aquarium Plant...bolbitis Heudelotii.

    Ok.second time with it. My first try well over a year ago was when I made mistakes I should have seen coming. Mystery snails that had bred wildly...ate the roots. I sold the snails. I also about then had not dosed a thing and when hair algae got bad.. I tried for my first time Hydrogen...
  5. S

    Aquaponics To Polish Aquarium Water With Syngonium Sp.

    I've been at this for over 40 years now,and this summer was my first real try at using tropical Houseplants to help filter the water. It started this time with a few rooted cuttings of Syngonium sp. Silver something it was called. All that you see is what has grown since late summer in my 240...
  6. A

    Aio All In One Aquarium Layout

    Not something I've seen too often in planted aquariums but I'm hoping a few people with experience will just give me their views and opinions on the system. I think this system would suit me just right having the filtration built into the end of the display and allow me to access things with...
  7. H

    Spectrum For White Plants?

    Hello, first time posting. I am an amateur aquascaper and a few months ago, I acquired some glossostigma elatinoides platinum. Normally, glossostigma grows super quickly like a weed and I’ve never had an issue with it. I am growing the platinum (white variant) emersed from a tissue culture in...
  8. A

    Chihiros Rgb 45 + Diy High Powered Led

    Hello, greetings from Indonesia I recently add Chihiros 45 RGB for my planted tank, so now i’m using 2 lights 1. DIY High powered led (60 watts) 2. Chihiros RGB 45cm(adjustable to 60cm) (37 Watts) My tank dimension is 60cmx35cmx25cm I plant rotala hra in the back. Which is better should i put...
  9. rs18alpha

    Growing Plants Emersed On Top Of An Aquarium In An Acrylic Tray

    I've seen examples of a small 2 or 3 gallon rimless tank with another small tank or an acrylic tray stacked on top that has plants in it. The plants are emersed. Actually the plants are in what I think are clay balls with water in the bottom. But I don't know how much water is in the bottom of...
  10. knives00005

    Can This Be Considered As High-light?

    Hi Can the ff specs be considered as high lighting for a 60x35x40cm tank (22.2g / 84L). The layout is somewhat "dutch". LED Source : RGB + White Color Temperature : 8,800 K Adapter : DC 12V 3A Input Voltage : AC 100 -240V 50/60/Hz Power Consumption : 42W Luminous Flux : 2,100 lm LED life ...
  11. bshenanagins

    40b Nature Aquarium

    Been out of the game for a while but I’ve been itching to get back into it and I’ve now got my 40B well on its way. I’ve grown very fond of the nature style tanks and I have been collecting materials for a while now. I’ve always wanted to do a sump so I decided to drill my tank and hooked up the...
  12. J

    Tmc Aquaray Grobeam 1500 Tiles...anyone Used Them??

    I recently bought 2 of these tiles w/ the controller for a pretty incredible deal on EBay. Paid less for both of them AND the controller than I would have for a Kessil 360 Tuna Sun. Part of the reason why is they are for a 56 gallon column tank with a center divider. SOOO I needed either two...
  13. Neil

    Deep Tank.. Need Guidance.

    Hello, Recently i turned my Cichlid tank into a planted one..! And now its becoming a painful experience.. due to Lights. the tank is 48x18x30 (Length x Depth x Height in Inches), so its clearly a tall tank ..! substrate thickness ~3 Inches avg. (1-1.5 Front & 4+ Backside) and light sits 4-5...
  14. S

    Pawfly / Hepo

    Has anyone tried any of these products? They market it as a "plant growth" light. I have their 45cm LED light rated at 16W. They come by the name of "Hepo" here in Asia and "Pawfly" in the west. Has anyone done their research on PAR ratings on these brands?
  15. J

    Aqua Medic Qube 50 Plant

    I've just seen these LED units sold by Aquamedic, but unfortunetly I cant find hardly any info online, mainly youtube to see the shimmer.They look very similiar to Kessil units, especialy the LED, looking at the specs how do they compare to kessil tuna suns? is the red similar...
  16. L

    Will These Led Give Me Medium Light?

    Hi guys. I am looking into getting medium light in my 325 liter aquarium. It measures 50x50x130 cm. For this I am looking at the Akvastabil Lumax Plant, the 123 cm long version. These are readily available in Denmark and not insanely expensive. And they can be glued into the hood of my tank...
  17. J

    Can't Get My Hands On Giesmann Bulbs

    I want to start another planted tank but for this one, I will be using my ATI 8 bulb fixture. the bulb combination I want to try is Zoo-Med Flora x 2, Wave Point Sun Wave x2, Wave Point Red Wave and Giesmann Aqua-Flora x2 or Giesmann Super-Flora x2. The problem is I can't get my hands on either...
  18. 1

    Needing Expert Advice On Lighting For Low To Medium Light Plants

    I have a 55 gallon breeder aquarium with a 48 inch fluval' 2.0 over it.The light fixture is controllable with a wifi' controller. The plants that I am using are low to medium light plants. I will be injecting c02. I want to get the best growth and color from the plants. What would you suggest on...
  19. Mateo Vanegas

    My Fish Tank

    What do you guys think about my fish tank? Honest opinions
  20. Undeadmoto

    My First Planted Aquarium

    I just set up a 20G long today. I am using 40lbs of eco complete, nycrew planted + led, Marine land biowheel with my own filter setup, and a Jager 125 watt heater. The driftwood is 3 pieces placed together to form the hard scape. The plants: Bacopa Carolini Amazon sword Crypt Undulata Cyperus...