03-23-2012, 02:59 PM
| || | CO2 in a creatureless tank
Hi I'm starting my first planted tank and have a few concerns for my tank. So I have a few plants in a 6 gallon tank and started a fishless cycle yesterday with Nutrafin Cycle. I don't plan on adding any creatures into my tank until it is fully cycled. Until then, do I need to buy CO2 or carbon supplements into my tank to satisfy my plants' CO2 needs? Is there a natural way for plants to receive CO2 in a aquarium without fishes, shrimps, frogs, etc? I found a product called Seachem Flourish Excel, a carbon supplement for plants. growth. Can I use this as a source of CO2 for my plants.
Any suggestions or advice would help. Thanks in advance!!! =)