08-23-2010, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by MukiTheFish
I've decided to try a more naturall appearance so I changed some decoration today. I also got a nice seashell, but after reading up ppl tend to disagree wether it's ok to put it in a FW tank or not. The shell is about 5inch x 3 inch x 3 inch and my water has pH 7,5 ish. What do you think?
That looks good, I do like that substrate. Live plants will really look nice.
Forget the shell. Shells are calcium and will slowly leech into the water, which will raise hardness and pH. You have a lot of options with a pH in the low 7's, but higher and your options will be limited.
Anubias attaches to wood or rock, not in the substrate, just in case you didn't know. A nice plant for back corners as it needs shade.