1. Marc Davis

    Week 1 Update: Budget, No tech, No Filter, No Heater, No Ferts, No co2: Walstad Method Fish Tank

    Hi guys. Its the end of the first week...well, just over actually. Things seem to have progressed well. Lots of growth and filling out. Water has tinted a bit but thats to be expected with this method. Anyway, here is the video:
  2. 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...
  3. A

    Brand New Planted Tank - Total Novice so Advice Appreciated

    Hello, I just created my tank last night using the Walstad method (I think). First time doing this and I really hope my plants survive. If they grow nicely I would like to add in some shrimp too. Don't have a filter on it currently because my one has gone walkabouts - was planning on...
  4. steveridesbikes

    Karlie Flamingo Aquarium Gravel

    I'd like to draw your attention to this substrate: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Karlie-Flamingo-Aquarium-Gravel-Black/dp/B004E78W5K/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1440440625&sr=8-7&keywords=aquarium+substrate#Ask It comes in gravel (black and brown) and sand varieties. It's received good reviews on Amazon...
  5. Aqua Hero

    Aquaponics Vs Walstad Method Vs Water Changes

    i have been looking into the first two methods of taking care of our underwater ecosystem. for years people have been doing water changes and we all know it works BUT does that mean its the only method of taking care of your aquarium. i would like to know your thoughts and opinion about which...
  6. Tim Harrison

    Cryptic Haven Low-energy Update Pics

    Finally got round to stripping down my existing low-energy scape and starting a new one...Scape-Horn; so called 'cause of the pointy rocks...did you see what I did there?:D I'm using my usual mix of 1:1 moss peat and aquatic compost. Its 60mm at its deepest and the sand cap is a similar depth at...
  7. darthpaul

    Mini S Walstad

    So for a while now I have wanted a small tank on my desk, I already have a high tech setup shrimp tank and a 70L tank that is EI dosed and tended to. I have been reading a lot about Walstad bowls and was really interested in how they work so decided to setup one myself. Although I strayed from...
  8. darthpaul

    Need a bowl

    I am looking for a decent bowl to do a walstad setup with to put on my desk. Can anyone recommend me somewhere I can buy one or know of a decent quality bowl online? I looked at one in Tesco for £6.50 but the glass was really thin.