Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

The first lot of pictures I uploaded of this tank it looked pretty empty, so i’m doing a plant update. I just want to show what the tank looks like two weeks later with a lot more plants in it. I bought a lot of vallis, and some other stem type plants that have a … Continue reading Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

Warning when adding new plants with shrimp

Just recently I bought a load of new plants (Cabomba, my new favourite) for my main tank. I got them off eBay, they came lush and looked very nice. Within minuets of adding the plants, my Shrimp where literally dropping to the substrate on their backs, barely moving. Within minuets I had piles of dead Shrimp. Bearing … Continue reading Warning when adding new plants with shrimp

How to replant / propagate stem plants

One of the great things about plants, especially stem plants is the ability to easily propagate them (create new plants from the cuttings). Stem plants are very common in the aquarium and very easy to multiply.  Where some plants have runners that run off and sprout a new plant automatically, most stem plants you can … Continue reading How to replant / propagate stem plants