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MoneyMitch 04-06-2013 04:34 PM

Reccomended books?
Just curious if any of you have come across some very good books reguarding anything planted tank. from forms of dosing, high light setups, low light setups/.plat care just anything that you have found and learned a great deal from. I would like to start picking up some books and need suggestions.

Chesh 04-07-2013 06:52 AM

I like, and recommend that anyone who keeps a planted tank (esp. non co2) read
I've collected a few others, but those two are the best I've got so far. Subbing for more reccos!

Byron 04-07-2013 01:33 PM

I seconod Chesherca's two books. The Hiscock is very good as a general reference; there is a lot of basic water chemistry as well as plant-related material. The Walstad gets quite technical and aside from the microbiological issues promotes soil substrates so it is not as comprehensive with respect to running a basic planted tank.


MoneyMitch 04-07-2013 02:18 PM

thanks for the reccs, wanna make a shopping list gunna wait a while and see what all comes through

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