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  1. Jro

    Huge Driftwood - New 110g Tall Setup

    Hey Gang, My wife got a new 125 gallon tall so that means I get her 90 gallon. Exciting! I have a piece of Malaysian driftwood someone gave to me years ago and I've been wanting to really use it. I couldn't until now because it is pretty big. It is about 33" wide by 11" deep and 20" high...
  2. M

    Tiny Beginnings- Making A Meal From The Scraps

    I'm back into this hobby after a half - decade. I sold or gave away practically everything. All i have now is a candle "hurricane", some household items, and a gla CO2 regulator that I just couldn't bring myself to give away. My daughter wanted to use this hurricane for a Betta but I wouldn't...
  3. M

    Macek's Planted Aquarium - 24l (6gal)

    My only aquarium is situated on the kitchen desk. It brings me a lot of enjoyment these days and I spend a lot of spare time by watching it and by taking care of it. My wife is not always happy about it :)
  4. Bumblefish

    10 Litre Nano Hitech With Utricularia Graminifolia

    My 10l nano. ADA amazonia powder type. Utricularia graminifolia only.
  5. L

    200gal Ada Style Tank With Hc/belem

    1/22/Y18: I've been in PHX for a looong time(20+ yrs)...work in tech, and always had an interest in fish and model airplanes....my 2 main hobbies. The planted tank side of the hobby has kept my interest for ~4 years now. I currently have a 200gln tank. Tank CO2 with the high pressure diffusers...
  6. tiger15

    Cichlid Planted Tank

    Background I am new to planted tank, but not new in fish keeping. I have been keeping cichlid tanks for the last 30 years, but none had plants, only rockscape. My last attempt to keep plants with cichlids years ago had been complete failure with BBA took over, and I gave up. Last spring, I...
  7. Rmerriett

    Rainbows And Plants...

    Hello folks! I'm recently new to this hobby plants and fish. It was suggested to start a journal, so others and myself can easily track my progress. So here goes. It all started when I decided a fish tank would be a good hobby for me and my family to enjoy. I didn't want anything complex...
  8. Allwissend

    12b_1of9 Journal

    Based on the recent activity on the forum you would think I was only able to grow algae...As I mentioned in the algae journal thread ( https://barrreport.com/threads/algae-journal.14894/ ) I recently treated a small aquarium for cladophora and hair algae with the 1-2 punch. I am now re-purposing...
  9. Mark Y

    Ada 60-p First Time Iwagumi Attempt.

    This is my first attempt at an iwagumi style tank. It's been up for about a month and it's stocked with... Flora-Dwarf Hairgrass, Giant Hairgrass, S. Repens, and some flame moss. Fauna-Red Rili and Amano shrimp. The hardscape is maple rock. Substrate-UpAqua sand over Eco-Complete. Technical...
  10. Tim Harrison

    Nano Nature Scape

    I put this nano together back in April 2017 in a SuperFish 30cm cube I had knocking around the garage. As it is now... This was the finished hardscape back in April... It's a simplified version of the original; I had to make some room for the plants... Some more pics of it just...
  11. Immortal

    Immortal1 75g Journey

    Guess it's time I figure out how to setup a journal over here. Forgive me if I screw up a bit :-) Anyway, going to pull a few pics from my The Planted Tank journal to get this started. A few years ago this is where I was - simple tank in the corner... So then I decided to change things up a...
  12. M

    90G rimless

    Equipment 90 rimless 48 x 24 x 18 - Starphire all around, 1/2" glass, drilled for overflow Eshopps Eclipse M overflow Aqueon Proflex Sump Model 4 GLA GRO-1 CO2 fed through needle wheel pump in the sump PH monitor Aquasoil - 4 bags Tek 8 bulb t5ho Lights : 2 ATI purple plus 3 ATI 6500k - not...
  13. fablau

    20gl shallow tank - Plant Farm

    Hello everyone, I am going to open a thread about a new 20gl tank I put in the garage a couple of months ago. I didn't think to talk about it on these forums, because the idea was just to have an extra tank to "store" extra plants. But at the end, this small tank became home for over 20 plants...
  14. Nuno M.

    Crystal Valley

    Well here goes my new personal setup for 2017/2018 season, I'm planning in keeping you all Up to Date, as it develops and hope you have the time to follow it !!! Started: 04/09/2017 Tank: ADA 60P (60x30x36) Stand: MDF ADA Style Cabinet (lacquered in sanded matte antracite 60x30x80) Lights...
  15. B

    The hard life of planted tank in Lebanon beirut

    Hi everyone, I am living in Lebanon Beirut, And I am trying myself at planted tank High tech. It is not very easy here as the hobby is inexistent... I manage to get a Co2 bottle some T5 24 w and I am starting from here. Hard to do Ei as I cannot find Monopotassium phospate.. Only potassium...
  16. spezzeguti

    12l test tank

    Hello from germany :) After some discussion with the user pikez i would like to share some results of my little 12 litres test tank with you. I set it up cause i have some big trouble with stunted tips, deformed and twisted leaves in my 20G tank with EI dosing. Most affected species are from...
  17. KeyeNewen

    10 gallon Dragonstone Tank

    This is my 10 gallon Dragonstone Tank. Pretty proud that I have finally been able to get a carpet of Hemianthus Callitrichoides (Dwarf Baby Tears). Wanted to share my success story. I haven't added any livestock yet. Below are the specs of this tank: Tank: ADA 45P (45x27x30cm) Lighting...
  18. O

    Oursaunougat 240L tank (from 1 year old to future)

    Hi I start this journal to have advice and help for going on better of all This tank is one year old runing, so i beguin on today with his issue and his good things. so a this moment: watter parameter: KH= 3 GH= 5 PH= 7 on morning and with co2 is about 6.5 (i try to make it lower today with...
  19. Poseidon

    Best of Both Worlds

    I have started my first aquascaping around two years ago. It was initially fun. but due to inexperience that I did not plan a proper layout, it turns out that trimming the plants was increasing difficult when it is fully grown. Problems start to arise, when I have BBA, which infected the whole...
  20. R

    Roarke's first iwagumi (20G long)

    Hey all! New here, I hope I can bring something to the table. I'm new so I can't link stuff yet, hopefully the attached image of the tank and stand works. Lets start with some goals: Clean tank, meaning as few gizmos visible as possible. Quiet, this tank will be a foot or two away from our...