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  1. Amazon sword rapidly losing leaves

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I've had a very large and healthy Amazon Sword in my tank for about 3 months now. Other than the occasional leaf becoming discolored and me pruning it off, I've had no issues. However, within the past week or so I've been losing healthy, large looking leaves almost every other day. They appear...
  2. Is it mandatory for hornwort to be in cold water?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    My hornwort melted in a couple days. I keep an avg. 80 degree tank & fertilize weekly. http://www.fishtanks.net/fishtank.php?fishtank=8234 This was pre-betta. I had to discard the hornwort and do a near complete water change. I'm new to the planted aquarium so when I bought my plants I asked...
  3. Best Root Tabs?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I've heard raving reviews about RootMedic and not so great reviews about Seachem... I know there are many other brands out there-- I'm planting Amazon Swords in my tank [they'll be in sand] so I want to have good root tabs. I understand that RootMedic has recently been temporarily closed...
  4. Lighting for 10g Tank: Wisteria and Amazon Swords

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    In my 10 gallon tank (Aqueon Basic 10 Gallon), I have 5 Amazon Swords (although the packaging says Argentine Swords... probably close enough) and 5 Wisteria. The plants are starting to look dull in color, and looks like it's starting to yellow. The light that I'm using now are the ones...
  5. I need help!

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    So I just ordered a bunch of plants for my 75 gallon fish tank the plants I ordered are. CABOMBA PURPLE x2 Saggitaria Chilensis x3 AMAZON SWORD PLANT MOTHER POT x1 Chain Sword Narrow Leaf x1 Banana Live Aquatic Plant x1 AMAZON Compacta SWORD PLANT x2 RED CRYPT Wendtii Potted x1...
  6. Tetras hiding???

    Characins
    I added 6 neon tetras to my 10 gallon tank a couple of weeks ago. I was amazed at how active the tetras were and really enjoyed watching them swim. Then I started reading that they like planted tanks and plenty of hiding spots. So this past weekend, I got a few some amazon swords and a few...
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