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    Introduction to my 10 gl planted tank

    10 gallon freshwater planted aquarium Ph: 6,5 - 7,5 Gh: 12 KH: 7 Temperature: 25ºc Setup: March 2023 After some trial and error I have achieved a CO2 injection that is satisfactory. I’m starting the CO2 at 30bps at 6 am (I turn the aereator off at that time as well). Lights are turned on at...
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    Need help with new planted tank. Too much or two little light based on type of algae.

    I am getting back into the aquarium hobby after a 5 year hiatus. I can't believe how much I have forgotten. I was hoping someone could take a look at the following pictures and let me know their opinion on the following... To start I have a 5 gallon (HOB) tank with primarily small Anubias...
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    Fish Food Recommendations

    Hi folks. I have a 24 Gallon tank that is about 60P that is heavily planted. All the plants are finally taking root, although I'm working through challenges with different melting and balancing my fertilization, lighting, and CO2. it's like a dance getting things right. Anyway, I put a nice...
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    Journey to the Planted Aquarium

    About 3 months ago, a friend and fishkeeper called me to tell me of an abandoned fancy goldfish in his lobby. I've been taking in stray 'life' for years. First was a bearded dragon in college that was left behind by an associate. She stayed with me for about 5 years before passing on. Next...
  5. Lind0gg

    CO2 shortage in the UK

    Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone has noticed the CO2 shortage in the UK, and if this is effecting the planted tank industry yet? I’m between scapes at the moment, and normally get my CO2 canisters from a gas firm. I’ve not been there since this news so don’t know if it’s difficult to get...
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    Tips Of Leaves Going Brown In High Tec Tank

    Hi I've got a high tec tank. High light pressured co2 I'm going the ei fert method but some of my plants are looks brown on the tips
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    Hey From Western North Carolina, Usa

    Greeting all, 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.
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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.
  9. 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!
  10. 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...
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    Need Roi Mineral Help

    Hello! I'm new to this forum, but I wanted to clear a few concerns of mine up before I begin cycling my tank. I have been researching how to add minerals back to ROI water properly, what products to use, and how much to use, but it never seems like I can get a straight answer, so hopefully some...
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    I am Sachin from India. Been into planted aquarium hobby for 1 years.
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    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 :)
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    Hello from Pakistan , Karachi

    Hi Everyone I am from Pakistan city(Karachi) and adopt planted tank hobby last year June 2016. We have aquarium since 1985 but simple aquarium without decoration and plants. Since 1985, me and my dad visit many LFS but never found aquatic plants. Although some plastic plants always available...