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  1. Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi all, I have a 200 litre (100 cm long, 50cm high, 30cm back) aquarium which has 6 harlequin rasboras, 9 rummeynose tetras, 4 SAEs and 7 Cardinal tetras. I have a Fluval U4 filter ( running on the top hose setting), 4 pieces of bog wood, and an Eheim heater ( the tank is normally 27-28 degrees...
  2. Beginner Planted Aquarium
    So I have a 29 gallon long, which was meant to be a planted tank, but i really didn't set it up to be very good for plants. it had cichlids sand mixed with random pebbles as substrate (cause i had extra) kept the light from the kit, so im guessing it wasn't very strong, no Co2 either. i had some...
  3. Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Hi, Are Interpet Waterproof LEDs worth the money? Can anyone recommend any cheaper alternatives? How many strips would you recommend for a 31 L x 16 H x 12 W inch aquarium? (20 uk Gallon) Do they work well in a beginners planted aquarium? Thanks
  4. Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Does anyone have experience keeping guppies in the planted aquarium in a long time? I have full of plant aquarium and would like to use guppies beside plants. I want to know about advantages and disadvantages of using guppies in planted aquarium. The important thing to me is healthy of...
  5. Beginner Planted Aquarium
    today i noticed a tiny lime greenish plant floating about, i wannt say its an anubia nana, i have a anubias nana, java fern/moss and a crypt. i have a few questions regarding it 1 is it and anubias? 2 can i plant it in my pond? or in a cup or bowl until it gets bigger? thx for all help :)
  6. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all, First, when doing a water change I usually notice what I think some people call a "bacteria bloom". The water gets super cloudy and usually stays cloudy for a few days. My tap has tested for slight amounts of ammonia so I got Seachem's Prime (this is the first time I've used it--just...
  7. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all, So in reading around these forums it was brought up that removing the carbon filtration would help liquid fertilizer to work better. So I did. My question tho, is that there is a whole tray in the filter now that's empty. Should I put more of the "pellet" for the good bacteria? Or...
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