Hey all, I'm starting a 20 gallon planted tank and I'm going to plant grass from seeds into substrate before filling with water. I'm wondering if I should grow the grass and then place my dragon stone on top or can I place my rocks before the grass grows? Thanks, any help appreciated!
So I've just started aquascaping and trying out the DSM method as due to Covid it is quite difficult to get all my aquascaping plants and stuffs from overseas. Currently, this is what I have done:
1. Elevated Valley design with Ohko Rocks and Amazonia substrate
2. I have my lighting on for...
Hello everyone, new to the forum.
I'm looking on ideas for how to scape my 20 gallon high. The tank has co2 injection, black blasting sand, and osmocote pellets for fertilization.
In my previous tanks, plants I've had success with are:
-Ludwigia inclinata cuba
-Dwarf sag (I hate this one)...
Recently got a bio cube 14 gallon and stand for a steal, 200 bucks for both brand new. I was wondering what was a good appropriate co2 tank size that will fit perfectly under the stand? Also if anyone has pictures of their bio cube setup I would be more than happy to view those to get some ideas...
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...
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...
Hello, Im new to aquascaping and i just finished my second attempt at an aquascape. I want to know what are some of the best practices to keep in mind during the cycle of the aquarium to make sure algae doesnt run rampant and cause major headache down the road. How long should i run my lights in...
Usually grown as a bunch plant it can be trimmed to 2" or even less if given the light. No Co2 needed at all to get incredibly fast growth. I started with a few internet cuttings that were stretched out. I cut them in three's and stuck them in the gravel. They all took,no rot and since January...
Hi all! i just started DSM with HC cuba and dwarf hairgrass with my hardscape recently.
Hoping it will turn out well. It is just around the 3rd day.
60 x 30 x 35 tank
HC Cuba and Dwarf Hair grass and one plant that i forgot whats the name =x
Beamswork HI Lumen 60 LED light
I had tanks for 30 years before life got in the way. Now that I'm retired I'm coming back into the hobby with an interest in aquascaping. Still interested in fish keeping, but blending fish with the aquascaping. I welcome suggestions for resources for plants and hardscape.
I'm wanting to aquascape it. I've seen a number of scapes that I find quite interesting, but want to make something mine.
I want to carpet either dwarf baby tears or monte carlo. I'm looking to add a fair amount of color and texture variegation, so suggestions are welcome.
I know this will...
I am really pleased with my tank. It is healthy and stable. There have been no nuisance algae in a very long time. I've learned a lot watching this forum over the years, and I think it shows. So I am compelled to share some pics I hope you will find worthwhile.
This is a jungle style aquascape...
Thought this may be of some help to people with their aquascaping, I especially like the article on “clusters.” Hope this helps anyone struggling with planting or just how to go about scaping in general
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...
Hello Fellow Aquascapers,
My name is Josh and i am a British Citizen who has been living in Indonesia for the past 18 years. Before that i was living in Malawi Africa. I have always been somewhat of a nature person mainly focusing on the adventure side of things. I was also a scuba diving...
Hello, Im a new to this site and here to help you take your tank to the 2nd level of beautiful. If you have any questions or are interested in the most popular aquascaping wood that has been used for years please don't hesitate. Id love to help you out.
Using commercial substrate for planted aquarium. Just enough to make 1 inch deep substrate in 2 x 1 x 1 ft tank. Gravel as shown in the photo below also just enough to make 1 inch deep cap on top of the substrate.
Only Rotala Indica
Re-planted Rotala Indica (+ add...
I was going to delve into aquascaping for the first time and was wondering what we’re good stones or rocks to use that won’t raise my ph to much. I have hard chicago tap water that’s a ph around 7.8-8. I had what I think in my head to be some good ideas of valleys and maybe a land bridge over...
This is week 1 of my attempt to re-enter this hobby. It's been a few years and all previous attempts were as ambitious as they were disastrous. This time I'm trying to keep it simple and set more realistic expectations. So far, so good.
As a supplemental hobby (as if I need more...
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