Native, planted aquarium including shiners, native snails, plants and even submerged wood directly from a local lake.
Try new things. Experience the hobby. Work with new decor, substrate, plants, fish. Don't be constrained to just what's in your local fish store.
Hygrophila difformis, vallisneria americana, Myriophyllum exalbescens
Cultivating a thriving reef tank can be a challenge with all of the requirements you must meet.
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The pet trade gets a bad rap for exploiting wild animals but sometimes the opposite is true.