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  1. New 29 gallon dirt w/Eco complete cap

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I just started cycling my new dirt bottom Eco complete cap. I'd like to post my progress and welcome any input. It's a 29 gallon tall, SunsunHW 302 filter, 2 lamp 24" 6700k T5 (bright), 1 lamp 24" 6400k T8 ( much less intense alternate), Lots of plants, Malaysian driftwood, no ferts (yet), no...
  2. Hi from Arizona

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    I wanted to set up a "small" 10g tank, but wandered into a fish store that looked like a flea market, and ended up buying a 29g high tank(used), a Fluval 305 canister filter(used), and an eight watt UV light. Unbeknownst to me, that was just the start!:roll: I thought about my last aquarium...
  3. Miracle Gro Organic Potting Mix~ HELP!

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have no idea how to go about washing this stuff! I thought it would be as easy as sand but all the dirt floated! Someone guide me in your ways! :lol:
  4. Lighting 40 Gallon Breeder

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Whats up guys I just purchased a 40 gallon breeder tank and I was wondering what type of lighting you guys would recommend. It will be a planted tank, no co2, miracle grow organic dirt capped with pool filter sand. Plants will probably be amazon swords, dwarf sag, crypts, and stuff like that. Im...
  5. heavily planted & german rams

    Freshwater Journals
    20 long dirted http://25.media.tumblr.com/ce5deea4bbf00c45c21ef7e69f3f1d8d/tumblr_miwbw36SNG1qhlhnoo6_1280.jpg http://24.media.tumblr.com/5edfcb36d207382406d864ddc42d6e2d/tumblr_miwbw36SNG1qhlhnoo7_1280.jpg...
  6. Using sand with the white styroafomy balls in it.

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    If the dirt I use in a tank has those, will it hurt the fish? Putting the idrt uner that sand is good for plants, right? This is for the quarantine tank.
  7. How to add plants to a dirt tank?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have just started to make my five gallon into a dirted tank and since I curently don't have any plants in there I and I'am going to get some but i was wondering if there was a way that you guys with more experience add plants to a dirted tank? I added the dirt and put the gravel on top. My...
  8. 10 Gallon Planted aquarium week 3

    Freshwater Journals
    Hi all, Here you can see a clip of my 10G Planted aquarium using Dirt (organic soil) and sand.
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