Planting on a Budget: A 30cm Aquarium

This is the third in our new feature series ‘Planting on a Budget’, aquascapes designed for ease of setup and maintenance and without the need for pressurised CO2.

TGM Planting On A Budget Guide - 100cm Aquarium Sketch

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The layout of the tank is shown as a frontal and top view diagram, with each plant group labelled.

Easy Life EasyCarbo is highly recommended in aquariums without pressurised CO2, for more details, visit the product page by clicking here.

Tropica Plant Nutrition and Plant Nutrition+ liquid fertilisers are recommended for use in this aquarium. For this tank 10ml per day is probably a good starting point, but you should refer to our Tips and Tricks section for further details on dosing with TPN.

1 x Ludwigia repens ‘rubin’
2 x Cryptocoryne petchii
1 x Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘green’
4 x Marsilea hirsuta
1 x Taxiphyllum barbieri

All of the above plants available as a special offer package price during November 2009.

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