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  1. M

    First Planted Tank - Help with Set up plans

    Hi All - First time poster and about to embark on my first planted tank ever (or any aquarium actually). Want to say a big thank you to all the posters on here as the help/tutorials and amount of detailed research on this forum is amazing and has been invaluable to me as I plan. I've been...
  2. Bence

    For the Start is dark and full of terrors

    my first planted tank...ever
  3. Ray_Norwich

    Low tech tank (Newbie)

    Dimensions: 60cm (L), 30cm (W) 30cm (H) CO2: Seachem flourish dosed daily Filtration: Oase Bio Plus Thermo 50 Lights: 8w Aquael Leddy Sunny Photo Period: 8 hr photo period Fertilisation: Aquascaper complete liquid plant food (2-3 ml perday ) Substrate: Gravel Hardscape: Mopani drift...
  4. Archer

    Beginner in the hobby

    Hello everyone! I'm a newbie in the aquarium and aquascaping world. I've always been facinated with fish, aquarium and aquascaping. Lucky me, I was able to stumble in the net this very informative and supportive community. I am looking forward in getting feedback and suggestion as I try do my...
  5. D

    First Time Planted Tank - What to watch

    Hello all, I just started my first planted tank. It has been running for 3 days now. It's little more than 10G. I have 6w power led, combination of 6500k white and 660nm deep red. Also, 3w led support. No co2, no fertilizer and no fish so far. I let the lights on for 6-8 hours a day. And for...
  6. DannyH

    600x450x300 or 762x457x457 ?

    Hi all, I'm new to Ukaps and having found it after deciding to set up an aquascape (or at least try to) I've been amazed at the amount of knowledge freely available from such a generous bunch of likeminded people! Hopefully you'll be able to help me with a couple of questions I have, I have a...
  7. Pedro Viveiros

    Estimative Index and Light

    Hello everyone, This is my first tank, as described below. Recently I had some Stag Horn algae, and diatoms, I tested the NO3, that was 0 ppm, and made some “emergency” fertilization, noticing improvement in plants... After that, I decided to initiate the EI method, but I’m confused about the EI...