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  1. Lighting for 10 Gallon Planted Tank (Current Satellite LED Plus vs Single T8 Bulb)

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi All, I have a 10 gallon planted tank with an All Glass fluorescent tube light strip (single 18" T8 tube, with the fixture having a white plastic reflector), and was wondering if this is enough light for my current plants, or if I should consider upgrading the light fixture. I currently have...
  2. Water-Change question - new planted tank

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Mini Garden ina Goblet - 1 gallon Freshwater fish tank I just set this up today. Wondering when I should do my first water-change and how much. Here are parameters... one gallon goblet. 1" of organic soil, covered with 3/4" sand. Planted with four little Peacock Ferns and two Kyoto. Lighted from...
  3. Low tech/low light planted questions

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have a 125 gal 6’ standard tank that I plan on making a low tech/low light planted set up. No CO2 or excel, but I plan on using fluorite (w/some laterite mixed in?) and dousing fertilizer. I was thinking of running two Ehiem 2075 canisters (330 gal/hr each). Too much? It will be stocked. As of...