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  1. Hey, what does an aquarist have to do to get some help around here?!!

    So no one ever responded to my previous post. I'm trying to attach some pictures to a new post, but size limit has gotten ridiculously small, almost to where it's not worth doing. Can someone...
  2. It has organic garden soil with a sand cap. I...

    It has organic garden soil with a sand cap. I didn't want to get into CO2 at this point, but I may have too much light for a non-CO2 tank. Not sure.
  3. Thread: photo issues

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    photo issues

    Hi, so in my previous posts, when I attached a photo, it would be visible in the body of the post, but in my latest one you have to click on the photo in order to see it. Does anyone know why that...
  4. Dry start ended, planted tank up an running, opinions?

    So I ended my dry start with marsilea crenata, flame moss, and s repens. The marsilea and the moss are both doing great, while the s repens seems to be just exsiting. It hasn't died, but it hasn't...
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    Cool, be interested to see where you go with it!

    Cool, be interested to see where you go with it!
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    RO system recomendations?

    I'm thinking about getting an RO water system instatlled, does anyone have a recommendation for a decent budget system?
  7. I am using tap water (de-chlorinated with Prime),...

    I am using tap water (de-chlorinated with Prime), I don't use Flourish or Excel. I started using ADA Green Brighty Mineral about a week ago, so maybe that will help. The GH in my tap water is...
  8. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  9. Why won't floating plants thrive in my tanks?

    Supposedly floating plants are easy to take care of, but I can't seem to get any of the one's I've got to thrive. I have some red-root floaters and salvinia minima in my son's fish tank, and some...
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    There are/were white spots of mold/fungus which...

    There are/were white spots of mold/fungus which just appeared on the wood, but that wasn't what I was concerned about. There's a different thing which was growing on flame moss where I had used the...
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    That doesn't really answer my question. I guess...

    That doesn't really answer my question. I guess it's moot now, though; the mold was starting to spread pretty rapidly so I decided to go ahead and flood the tank. I think the plants in the...
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    Mold on Moss and Wood in my DSM tank

    My dry start tank has been going for about two weeks now (more or less), and I'm seeing some fuzzy white mold starting to grow on some of the flame moss I put on the driftwood. Is this something I...
  13. DSM is watching grass grow, but with added anxieity. Also, Q about Marsilea Crenata

    Hey, so first week down of my Dry Start, only 3-5 more to go. I added some more Flame moss. The S. Repens seems to be doing fine, and the Marsilea Crenata (dwarf clover) has sprouted little leaves....
  14. Yeah, I thought about dwarf sag, but I've heard...

    Yeah, I thought about dwarf sag, but I've heard it will also take over your tank. Otherwise it would be a good candidate.
  15. Short vallisinaeria or something similar

    Are there any species of Vallisneria (or something that looks similar) that stays around 12 inches? I really like the look of Val, but my tank is only so big (13"x13"x19 3/4"). I tried googling it...
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    You chop up (or use a blender) the moss into tiny...

    You chop up (or use a blender) the moss into tiny pieces, mix it with RO water and plain natural yogurt, and spread it on your hardscape. Here the instructions I went by: ...
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    Also, for some reason the second photo (showing...

    Also, for some reason the second photo (showing the dirt and tile stacks) came in upside down. It looks fine if I open it anywhere else; I don't know why it did that here.
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    And so it begins...

    I finally set up my aquarium and began the dry start. The tank is a Cadlights Zen 15 gallon, the hardscape is (I think) Manzanita wood and Seriyu stone. The substrate is garden soil capped with...
  19. Dry-starting a walstad/dirted tank, question

    So I should be getting some Marsilea Crenata and Flame moss in the next day or two, and I also bought some S. Repens from from CK fish world. I have my hardscape set up, and put in the layer of dirt...
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    That's good to know! I was pretty much only...

    That's good to know! I was pretty much only going to try plants that were considered easy to grow anyways.
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    What plants grow well in LA tap water?

    Can anyone in LA (I'm in the northeast, near Highland Park) tell me what plants seem to grow well in the tap water here? I'm about ready to start acquiring/buying plants for my tank. Please let...
  22. Which Vals stay shorter? I am planning on using...

    Which Vals stay shorter? I am planning on using stem plants, since it's supposed to be a Walstad tank. Really, I was thinking of using lots of different plants, though maybe not 40-50.
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    Yeah, I realize it won't look like an Amano-style...

    Yeah, I realize it won't look like an Amano-style lush, low-growing carpet. I should clarify that I'm not trying to do the whole tank this way, just the foreground area.
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    Carpet in a Walstad tank?

    Would it be possible use some carpeting plants in a Walstad tank? I was thinking of using Marsilea Creanta and/or dwarf hairgrass, along with some flame moss (and/or other mosses). Does this seem...
  25. How many plants does it take to cover a tank?

    So I'm starting a Walstad tank and I'm wondering how many plants I need to get? I have a 14.6 gallon tank who's internal foot-print is about 19 1/4" by 12 1/2" (roughly the same width as a standard...
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    I was planning on doing an inch of dirt and and...

    I was planning on doing an inch of dirt and and inch or so of pool filter sand (as seems to be the recommend). Patients, I know. I'm assuming it will be three to four months before I can add...
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    Planning a Walstad tank shrimp colony.

    Hey, so I recently caught the aquarium bug while trying to save my sons aquarium (we didn't know what we were doing and it failed. Aquarium 2.0 is doing very well, though). After watching too many...
  28. How do I get in touch with him? Do you have a...

    How do I get in touch with him? Do you have a link to his FB page?
  29. Where do you recomend getting shrimp from?

    Hey all,
    So I want to set up a planted tank for Neocaridina shrimp and some nano fish (and probably a few snails). I want to do Blue Dream shrimp, and was wondering where people would recommend...
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