Originally Posted by GeorgeBlevins
My "main" hobby is growing nepenthes pitcher plants and other carnivores like sarracenia and fly traps. Freshwater tanks are pretty fun too, but getting them balanced is tricky.
Maybe a little underwhelming, but my goal is to have a peaceful planted community with Atya gabonensis as a centerpiece.
Maybe shrimp aren't centerpieces, but I love those filter feeders!
I'm heavily into plants as part of the aquarium set up. Specifically, as a water filtering system in place of the mechanical kind. I use the plants to balance the water chemistry, so they provide the fish with near pure water conditions.