Help please ;)

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  1. tara

    tara Astrea Snail

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    Ok so my husband looked at the lights they say F15T8 ? We dunno?
     
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    T8 bulbs, how many?

    Is the reflector white or polished metal?
     
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    15W bulbs, you should be able to keep low light plants in there.

    Hygrophila, Cryptocoryne, Java Moss, Java Fern and Anubias are all common low light plants.
     
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    Ooh sweet! Something real to look up, thank you ;)
     
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    I think ill go with the Java fern when the time comes, sounds fairly fool proof. ;) but after talking to the fish guy, im pretty sure im gonna buy new lights, mine were old/used when I got em so they might be bad by now anyway.
    I think I really just need to figure out what kinds of fish I want/can have. Research fish then lights then plants ;)
     
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    Ok, I figured out my phone, heres a pic of the crap growing on the rocks
     

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    The fish guy gave me some of his used black sponge filter to put on my intake so I can cycle, wich has started, theres about 5ppm nitrates now ;) 0 on the ntrites, 6.8 or more? Ph. The rocks started growing again, I just took em out.
     
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    Fungus from uneaten food