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  1. P

    Best ferts for the plant plus the shrimp

    Hi All! I want to find out which fert is most suitable for my aquarium and shrimp. So, My tank size is 60cm * 40cm * 40cm Light: ATI Sun power 4×24 W lámpa incl. dimmcomputer: 1W/litre 3 pieces - Sylvania 865 T5 HO 24W = 5550 lm 1 piece - Eheim Freshpower Daylight T5 24W = 1850 lm...
  2. bettaguy

    Anyone got instagram for your plant photos?

    I have an instagram i often post my plants to but its mainly for my fish and aquariums https://www.instagram.com/bettaguy/ I'm really into wabikusas and plants in general right now so I'm always looking for accounts to follow for inspiration
  3. Paul Lane

    Hello from Emsworth

    Hi all, new to this site. I have been an avid pond keeper for many years, moved in my new place and now got kids so having a pond are out of the picture,so now got fish tank, and going down the road of aquascape tank with a few fish. Fish tank is up and running just waiting to buy Co2 set up to...
  4. Aqua Hero

    Confused about dry start method

    I'm preparing to do a dry start method with both carpeting plants and mosses (since they will all come in their emersed form). I literally spent the whole of yesterday reading articles, forum posts and videos on this method and there is a lot of conflicting information which is confusing me...
  5. Miss-Pepper

    Low Level Light for Racking System

    Hello all, I will soon be setting up some aquarium racking systems. I'd like to include some easy low light tolerating plants but need help deciding what lights to purchase. I'd like a balance of bright enough for healthy plant growth and for me to see in, but not so bright the fish are...
  6. Miss-Pepper

    Little Bedroom Aquarium Recommendation

    Hi all, been out of the planted aquarium hobby for a few years now and feel inspired to get back into it. I'd love a little planted tank between 40-60 litres next to my bed. Problem is, there are so many nano style tanks these days I don't know what to pick! I've been looking at ones like the...
  7. Marc Davis

    No Filter, No Heater, No co2, No Ferts. Walstad Nano Fish Tank

    Edit. Thread Bump. Here is the tank now: Hi guys. I set up this tank last night for a long term project. Video explains everything i've done but you can ask me any questions you like. Really fun little tank to make :) I will be doing weekly time lapse videos as updates with key focuses on...
  8. ricreis394

    120x50x50 first high-tech aquarium

    Hello everyone, I started this hobby 2 years ago. Now I want to go further and I'm gonna create a new aquarium, a 120x50x50. Friday my stand will arrive and then I can show to you the results, since that I can post the project picture so you can see the stand. It's a recreation of a ADA stand...
  9. alex08

    Roots and Grit

    Figured i start the new year with a new setup in my 200 litre. So, i worked even more on the hardscape part and i'm well aware of the grade of maintenance i'll have to do. But where's the fun in it if there's no challenge? Starter pack : LxWxH - 100x55x45 cm Lighting - 6x39w (3000k and 6500k...
  10. M

    Plants being eaten by mites?

    Hi all Would appreciate some help in identifying and dealing with a very recent problem! Have had the planted tank for over a year now, and most of the leaves have developed small holes in them. When looking closer there are many black dots about 0.5mm in diameter. Took a leaf out and under...
  11. Kakarot

    My double aquarium stand

    Hey everyone! I've been designing a stand that I'll be building in the next few weeks and I'm just curious what people think of the design and if they'd do anything differently. I'm a carpenter so there's no concern about the weight side of things. The top aquarium is a 90L x 50H x 36D cm and...
  12. AshleyAttwood

    DoAqua! 30x18x24 Hard Scape Input

    Hey fellow enthusiast, I have got this DoAqua! 30x18x24 cm, i just don't know what to do with it in the sense of a hard scape, i want this to sit on my window sill and be a natural tank capturing the sun, obviously when the winter months come i will apply an led over head light system. I do not...
  13. AKD594

    Cleaning an Old Aquarium

    Hi All Quick question regarding re-setting up an old aquarium I plan to set up an old 25L aquarium which I have kept in a shed for a few years (going low-tech planted). Been checked for leaks, filter/lighting/heater all work fine (tank is a sicce moby 25L). No history of disease As it has been...
  14. Ryan Young

    What do you think? Too much wood...

    First of all, I don't people telling me that my substrate and gravel choices are bad or my stone should be moved/ changed. This is simply for feedback on my redmoor placing. So with that established, I am setting up a planted aquarium using a 200L (43G) Fluval aquarium. I have a JBL 2kg CO2...
  15. Jose Duarte

    9 3/4 platform journey

    Hiya all, So, I've just decided to setup a planted aquarium, however due to a history of medium/larger size reefs that I've maintained in the past (with all the work/stress load that it placed in my wife), I was "suggested" that if a new aquarium was going to enter our place should be...
  16. Kyle Lambert

    Aquaone Aqua Vogue lights.

    Does anyone know much about the new aqua vogues led system? all i can find is that there are various light modes witha mix of blue and white LEDs with a total wattage of 44w on the 135l veersion. If im looking to go high tech with co2, ferts and lights would that be powerful enough? does anyone...
  17. Willie B. Thomas

    Help with identifying Algae

    Hello, I need some help from the group to identify some algae that has started to grow in a new aquarium. Maybe more important now can I stop it / kill it! The tank was setup 21 days ago, and for the first 2 weeks I did 50% water changes 2 times a week. I'm using a 50/50 mix of tap and RO...
  18. Willie B. Thomas

    Hello from Berlin

    Hello, My name is Thomas and I've just situp a and tank about 21 days ago. I've been reading this forum for the last week and it's been a great help. Hope to spend more time here learning. Thanks
  19. rustedzeke

    First Planted Aquarium

    This is my lovely 8 day old 100L aquarium - my first attempt at a planted tank! I am extremely pleased with the result. I had an order for a carpeting plant (Eleocharis sp. 'Mini'), which was due to arrive on the day that I started my aquarium, but it has been persistently delayed. Also with...
  20. Nick_593

    Marine Aquarium advice?

    Hi guys. I am doing a study on some marine bioluminescence organisms and need to set up a 'Basic' marine aquaria set-up for the inhabitants. The specimens will be some Brittle stars & Hydrozoans. Could anyone recommend a basic set-up for keeping marine organisms? -Will a substrate be...
  21. Samjpikey

    The Grassy knol

    Hey . This is going to be my first proper attempt at an 'aqua scape '. My previous set ups mainly consisted of low light plants which looked like a mess so want something with a little bit more work. I am planning to plant a DSM 2 weeks today but there's a few things I need to query etc. The...
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