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Old 11-28-2012, 06:48 PM   #31
 
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It's not exactly heavily planted. More like a work in progress. It has 1 Marimo Ball, 1 Anubias (looking good and healthy btw), and 5 Apendegonus (GOD I need to write down how to spell that! The ones from WalMart!) bulbs. Out of the bulbs, one has a 1in sprout, one has a 1/2in sprout, two have sunk but have not sprouted yet, and one is floating.

Also, I have been using Tetra Plus, but I also have API Stress Coat. Would either of those help?
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Those are both good conditioners as such, but neither deal with ammonia. Prime (Seachem) and Ultimate (Aquarium Solutions) do, and there are a few others I can't remember. It will say on the label if they do.

Get yourself some floating plants when next at the store; these are fast growing so they will help a lot with ammonia. We have some species in our profiles; some stem plants also work floating, my favourite is Brazilian Pennywort, also in the profiles. But even common duckweed which the store will probably give you (or it will come with plants or fish ) is good for this, it grows like a weed and that means it is taking up ammonia.
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:55 PM   #32
 
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Aqueon has a product called Ammonia Neutralizer that also conditions the water insofar as chlorine, etc. I purchased it at Petco.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:31 AM   #33
 
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Give?!? Me likes the sound of that!

Is there anyone on here that I could get plants from? I would have to pay them via moneyorder, so it would have to be someone trusted. I want to get some more plants in my tank. Maybe a watersprite or another anubias as well as something floating that wouldn't block all the light to the floor plants or muck up the water.

Also, does anyone know of any good tank wall decorations? I want to have some fun stuff and utilize ever inch of tank space I have!
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:42 AM   #34
 
I think there is a thread alittle down from this one talking about good places to get plants from. I have managed to find a couple pretty decent ones from the local shop as well as pet co. Petsmart seems to have much less selection and I dislike them due to them selling me about 20 fish and an aquarium kit all in the same day(needless to say no fish survived that) Then when I decided to keep buying from them they sold me several fish that get way too big..So anyways, dont like petsmart......

I have ordered from doctor fosters and smiths sister site Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums and also this random place AquariumPlants.com Both sent decent amounts and they were in good condition.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:31 PM   #35
 
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I think there is a thread alittle down from this one talking about good places to get plants from. I have managed to find a couple pretty decent ones from the local shop as well as pet co. Petsmart seems to have much less selection and I dislike them due to them selling me about 20 fish and an aquarium kit all in the same day(needless to say no fish survived that) Then when I decided to keep buying from them they sold me several fish that get way too big..So anyways, dont like petsmart......

I have ordered from doctor fosters and smiths sister site Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums and also this random place AquariumPlants.com Both sent decent amounts and they were in good condition.
That would be great if I had a credit/debit card or a checking account. I HAVE to buy from a store (no Petco where I live) or from someone who is willing to take a money order. That's why I was asking if anyone on here had plants I could buy. The shipping cost is ballanced out by what it would cost me to drive to PetSmart. As long as it was someone who was reputable and honest, I wouldn't mind sending the money beforehand. I just need someone who could work with me and help me out.
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