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  1. Best lighting for a non-planted tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I was reading that fish like dark surroundings and dimly lit water because they show their best colors and are less stressed. That's strike two for me, I have white gravel and 2 fluorescent lights. I want to get darker gravel but I don't know what kind of light to get. I have a 10 gallon with a...
  2. Re-planting my 24g, need help!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all, About a month ago, I planted my tank with a type of cabomba and it died a few weeks later due to not enough natural light i suppose. Now I was thinking about buying a flouresant bulb for the hood to promote photosythesis (can the bulb actually feed plants?) and rebuying some more...
  3. Plant of Death??

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I accidentally posted this in Saltwater forums a little while ago, so I'm going to repost here: "I have one of the plants that is in the center of the picture on this website: PETCO Fluorescent Aquarium Plants at PETCO Occasionally, I would find dead fish in there and it was a real nuisance...
  4. New Double T5's, worth it?

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Ive got a 150L/40G tank. that is 30" across. and my current lighting system is some aqua one with double T8's in it. flourecent/white lighitng. and to be honest i dont think its working that well. because the top of my plants look really good. and slowly comming down to the bottom looks like...