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Originally Posted by rsskylight04 View Post
I plant that plants before the final filling of the tank. Sticking the plants in the substrate will stir things up and create a mess. When you plants come in I would drain the tank down to the top of the substrate then plant and refill with the same water poured over a dish.
Best tank ever.
I think you found one reason I don't use mechanical filters.
maintain Fw and marine system with a strong emphasis on balanced, stabilized system that as much as possible are self substaning.
have maintained FW systems for up to 9 years with descendants from original fish and marine aquariums for up to 8 years.
With no water changes, untreated tap water, inexpensive lighting by first starting the tank with live plants (FW) or macro algae( marine)
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Sounds like good advice bob, didn't think about planting till after the water was in. At least its only a 10 gal. If anyone has advice on specific types of fast growing plants that don't require hi tech lights I would be greatful. I have standard 18" flourescent tube in my hood.Thanks to all who replied .
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