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plant advice

  1. N

    alternanthera reineckii mini ukaps

    Hi everyone! Again me with my alternathera problem. So my tank is around 800 liters. (180x55x80) Filtration sump, 6500l/h pump + co2 reactor with another 2000l/h pump. Lighting from 14:00-22:00 WRGB 80% intensity. CO2 Injection, ph drops 1.0 points at least, drop checker green and even a little...
  2. Savi_g

    Little visual advice about plant trimming within first month.

    Hi there guys. So this is my first PROPER attempt at a big beautiful planted tank with lots of thought, buying all at once and everything IN the tank being new or clean and so far it’s going great. Fish are happy, plants seem happy, tests are coming back clear. Started off as a 100ltr...
  3. Z

    Please recommend plants for 30L tank

    Hello. Can you please recommend me some plants for my 30L Dennerle Nano Cube. I’m really struggling to decide what to pick as there is so much choice. I would like plants with smaller features, more suitable for small tank. Don’t really care for carpets. Would like some moss and may be some...
  4. Savi_g

    Madagascar lace plant flowered, how do we pollinate?

    So, we have a couple in different tanks but this is the only one that’s really taken off and the first we’ve ever seen flower. Now we would really like to pollenate it but have some questions. …do we need another plant? The only video I’ve found is of a guy who wet brushes the flowers of 2/3...
  5. C

    New plants for a new tank, necessary to sterilize the plant?

    Hey all as per title, I am cycling a new tank with plants. I'm just wondering is it necessary to sterilize the plants in order to start the tank? Or could I simply just wash it thoroughly and let it establish in the new tank while letting nature takes it course, e.g. possible snails or worms or...
  6. Nathanh2150


    Hi All, I have had elecharis acicularis mini in my aquarium now for the past 5-6 months and noticed it’s not been colouring up it’s sending out baby runners and spreading around the tank but it’s just not as vivid as I was hoping it was going to be it’s more brown green. Once a week I have...
  7. Snailracer10cc

    Plant Identification

    Hello, Sorry for the bad image but every angel I took this the highlights of the light was to bright. Can anyone please identify what plant this is and if it is safe to put in an aquarium? If so do I need to treat the plant in any way? Thank you :)
  8. bataiboldi

    Limnophila Sessiflora help needed

    Hello! I have a problem with my Limnophila Sessiflora in one of my tanks. I have three different tanks, all of which have this plant in it. All of the tanks are low tech, I am dosing LiquiCarbo, and Aqulife TF Macro daily, and Aqualife TF Planter weekly according to the instructions on the...
  9. J

    Need some help !

    Hey guys, Week into my first aquascape, Who said it wasn’t stressful!! , so facing my first issue. The leaves of my rotala orange juice are looking rather worse for wear. I’m running a ‘hi tech’ system with inline CO2 and EA ferts and I’ve been conducting daily water changes, but to no avail...
  10. christinecrites

    Project II - 5 Gallon Low Tech Cube Tank

    Newbie sharing my second scape progress and welcoming any tips or advice! Tank: 5G Marineland Portrait with false back and internal filter ripped out and an Oase filtosmart 60 added. (mech. sponge, biomedia, filter floss and purigen). Mini 25W heater (non adjustable). ONF flat nano on a time...
  11. Snailracer10cc

    Plant identification

    Hello everyone, I was walking around by a bear by stream/canal and spotted a plant I can’t identify. Could someone please help me with the name?
  12. Nathanh2150

    Plant advice

    Looking on adding some more plants to my tank what do u think of this selection? 1x Echinodorus ozelot Red 1x Pogostemon erectus 1xAlternanthera reineckii Purple 1xNymphoides spec. Taiwan 1xPogostemon helferi And 5 more Monte Carlo ? Any advice would be appreciated
  13. Nathanh2150

    Disaster with Monte Carlo

    Recently Scaped a new aquarium and my Monte Carlo from day one didn’t look great but looked healthy now it’s dieing but showing good new growth it’s been about 2-3 weeks and haven’t seen much spreading would it be wise to take it all out and start again or leave it another week or two ? I have...
  14. Nathanh2150

    Tiger lotus bulb advice

    Have had my tiger lotus bulb in my aquarium for around a week now in my tank and the bulb has gone white should I take out of the tank to wash white substance off or remove it completely? I have taken a photo not the best but shows whats happening.