Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Member Introductions
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 11-11-2016, 03:09 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
libby44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 2
New to freshwater

I have been in the saltwater reef tank hobby for about 1.5 years. It's been a rough road but have finally got the hobby down to an enjoyable thing. I do maintenance on my tanks weekly and check all parameters twice a week. I love sitting back and just starting at the fruits of my labor.
My pride and joy is my 55 gal reef tank:
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1478847588.707076.jpg
Views:	35
Size:	229.0 KB
ID:	290821

My next tank I hold In second place is my 38 gal reef tank:
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1478847651.332659.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	39.8 KB
ID:	290822

But now, I am happy to say that I have been researching freshwater tanks and decided to start up a 29gal community tank with live plants. I love it and it's definitely new to me but I wanted to get some pointers on how to keep my fish and plants healthy. Also tricks of the trade you have learned over the year on how to supplement and maintain a healthy tank and fish.
What I have so far:
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1478848022.665250.jpg
Views:	36
Size:	263.5 KB
ID:	290825
I have a canister filter and 2 whisper HOBs.
I add liquid CO2 for the plants and vitamins for them as well twice a week. My plants are browning in places and I have lost 3 guppies. Any advise?
Thanks and it's great to meet you all!!
__________________

__________________
libby44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2016, 06:55 AM   #2
AA Member
Community Moderator
 
Delapool's Avatar



POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 16,607
Welcome! Thanks for the photo share I'm biased but love injected CO2 for planted tanks.
__________________
Delapool is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ate, fresh, freshwater, water

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Satellite Freshwater LED with Satellite Freshwater LED + Sf1 General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 0 04-25-2014 05:33 PM
Hello! new here and new to fish keeping. 29g freshwater tank. bryakwheel Member Introductions 11 08-15-2012 06:59 AM
Hey Everyone! New here an sorta new to freshwater aquarium keeping. snajera7 Member Introductions 13 01-10-2012 09:37 PM
New Freshwater Tank R4MZY Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 2 07-31-2003 03:52 AM
New Freshwater Puffer fishgal Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 4 07-07-2003 01:15 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.