What plants should I do?

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Ok want to keep the budda statue, going to put a bit of driftwood vertical up tank to help show off height.

I have 5moss balls and and some moss on driftwood.

Normally when I buy plants they last about a month and then the fish have eaten all of them/ or they have died. To be honest I dont normally plant very well.

BUT THIS TIME

I want to add fertilzer, feed etc and need to know how to run co2 if needed.

any thoughts? Advice? tips? Info? Links? Pics and names?

Anything to behonest is good :)

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Big-Ken replied the topic: What plants should I do?

If you want a heavy planted tank lets take this one step at a time, planted tanks are not hard its just about balance and giving the plants what they need.

What size its the tank?? What lighting are you going to use??
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Im going to use light that are on tank :)

This going to be fun Ken Im not tech

I also dont put lights on much but I can always put them on this tank for plants.

Ill go measure tank now. :) Its 120litres

I found this site seems quite good as I dont remember names of plants :)

www.aquahobby.com/e_aquarium_plants.php

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Big-Ken replied the topic: What plants should I do?

Is the light just a single bulb fluorescence t8?? It will be printed on the bulb

Do you have any other lights you could use in addition to this one??
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jnet replied the topic: What plants should I do?

am I going to need better lights? I didnt want to have to as like I said I dont put them on much. :)

tank is

L24 W14 H24 inches
61 35 61 cm

pics are here





moss I have


this has just been in a container no filter or heaters since I won off ebay like in Nov, I was hoping to has this planted tank underway by now.

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my best tip for you: listen to ken. :lol:

good luck jnet. i am interested and will be paying attention. :cheer:

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jnet replied the topic: What plants should I do?

ok I looked for the tank online and all it says is 2x 18watts for the lights what does that mean?

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this is website newer version but same tank

www.aquaone.co.uk/AquaStyle_aquarium.php

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Big-Ken replied the topic: What plants should I do?

Your not going to be able to run co2 or mess with ferts with those lights and your plant selection might be limited

I think your best bet would be to go natural low tech, do you have a window that this tank could go by?? There is a woman name Diana Walstad that has developed this method

The Walstad method-
www.theaquariumwiki.com/Walstad_method
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jnet replied the topic: What plants should I do?

cant move the tank any where else :)

this isnt go well is it Ken. Come on man your meant to be the God of plants :)

So I shouldnt use Co2 or ferts on these lights can I ask why great sensei?

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