Discussion in 'The Planted Tank' started by oceansurf, Jul 25, 2010.
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What would you say are the very most important things to do, to maintain a healthy planted tank ?
I don't have a planted, but my older sister does. I would say make sure you have enough light & keep the tank clean. She has a few algae eaters in her 29g planted.
Lighting first, CO2 second, water quality third, supplements fourth
I am doing all 4 so hopefully I will be successful.
any pics please
i like planted tanks
. / Canadian Fish Forums
this link was put up for me by Zoban
its very good because it list plants in terms of lighting needs
and gives a lot more options on low light requiring plants then I would have ever known existed
too much light will result in alge bloom. lighting is important, but do a search and find the right amount of light shine.
keep your nutrients in balance. This is usually easier with alot of plants or non-plant substrate.
The last thing you want to do is over use supplements, since plants and algae use the same things you can have a bloom very quickly.
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