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While I have not been posting, I have been reading since I last posted! And I have made some really good progress on my tank! (pictures coming soon!). The blackout seems to have wiped out most of the...
Tear, I'm sad to say goodbye to my tank for 3 days, but the masses have spoken. The blackout will commence today...I may not update for awhile until more major changes are made or it starts to look...
Okay! I put on a black background, added a aquaclear 30 filter, and put in new t5ho bulbs. I like the added water movement and the color of the lights!
I figured out I have fluorite substrate...
I am definitely willing to put in 15 mins twice a week! Beyond a water change, what does this entail for happy plants? Any good references about aquarium plant maintenence?
Checking in, thank you, thank you for all the insightful comments! I'm sure I won't be able to respond to all individually, but I'll try to br thorough!
First off, I'm not sure where...
Ok here is a video from a few days ago, not the best quality, but you can see some of daily life in the tank. Watch some of the mating chase...
Thanks for all the detailed responses!
Feeding: I feed 1/4 to 1/2 tsp 6 days a week. It all gets eaten in less than a minute. Is this over feeding?
As for lights: I was at 10 hrs/day, so I set...
I am here to confess. I have actively been keeping some kind of aquarium for the last 6 years. I started with saltwater but turned to freshwater about a year ago. With that much experience and a...
I meant to say that the nitrAte spike at the end of the cycle caused the plants to grow well and that the nitrIte and ammonia levels are at zero. I will report the other levels after I get...
I am somewhat new to freshwater aquariums (I was in the saltwater hobby for many years). I set up a 29g freshwater biocube about 3 months ago. I originally stocked it with 2 plants (a banana...