User: YuLeeAh
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  • like the asian touch! you should check out my tank! Fish avatar

    2013-12-15 19:57:35

  • Okiimiru - Thank you for the information :) For now I'd rather stay with the gravel but I will definitely be more careful when I buy the next plants. I even asked the lady at the pet store why they kept on dying and she just told me to buy some "plant gro". :/ YuLeeAh avatar YuLeeAh

    2011-12-05 01:16:41

  • This Betta has a lovely home! Sahira avatar Sahira

    2011-12-04 14:01:24

  • Where did you get the candle diffuser? blackwolf avatar blackwolf

    2011-11-29 01:43:32

  • You could also just pick a plant that doesn't use the substrate. For example, anubias, java fern, bolbitis, and the mosses are tied to things aboveground instead of having their roots buried underground. That would let you keep the gravel and have living plants. Floating plants like azolla, water lettuce, and the liverwort riccia fluitans also exist and wouldn't care about your gravel. Okiimiru avatar Okiimiru

    2011-11-28 17:24:55

  • The plant is Cabomba caroliniana and the reason why it died is because it is incapable of growing in gravel. If you want it to live, you have to switch to a substrate that is finely grained and contains nutrients. Two examples are kitty litter (pure baked ground clay, like the "special kitty" brand) and soil capped with gravel. If you're interested in more information, type 'Special Kitty Substrate Analysis' into google and press enter. The link to Jamie Johnson's analysis on thekrib.com has a lot of info. There is also kind of a science heavy book called "Ecology of the Planted Aquarium" by Diana Walstad. Okiimiru avatar Okiimiru

    2011-11-28 17:19:22

  • Thank you. :) I've been reading a lot to try to make him as happy as I possibly can. Unfortunately, my plants haven't been so lucky. :( I've been trying really hard to keep them healthy, but no matter what I do, they all seem to fall apart after a while. I would love to have a beautiful planted tank, but I don't know what else to do to keep them nice and healthy. I was never gifted with a green thumb and I'm afraid I will keep on killing every plant I ever buy. Any advice? YuLeeAh avatar YuLeeAh

    2011-11-28 13:51:57

  • Beautiful betta tank and beautiful betta. He looks happy. natalie265 avatar natalie265

    2011-11-28 13:16:00

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