Did I Put Too Many Plants In My Tank..?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Aquascaping' started by Vortexed, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. VortexedValued MemberMember

    I feel like I over-did it on the plants a bit, lol.
     

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  2. GlamCrabWell Known MemberMember

    Never too many plants.
     
  3. peppy210Valued MemberMember

    Really? I don't think that at all.
    There are people who completely cover the bottom with plants to the point you can barely see the substrate. You can even add more if you want to!
     
  4. VortexedValued MemberMember

    Alright, thanks :)

    I added alot of plants so my fish were more comfortable and feeling at their natural enviroment.
     
  5. PunkinWell Known MemberMember

    I think it looks good. Not too many at all.
     
  6. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Not too many, it looks good!

    Google "dutch aquascape" if you really want to see a ton of plants.
     
  7. the guyValued MemberMember

    are those real or fake plants if you don't mind me asking?
     
  8. VortexedValued MemberMember

    Fake ones.
     
  9. TwoHedWlfWell Known MemberMember

    Welll any fake plants is probably too many. But if they were real I'd just call that lightly planted.
     
  10. ashenweltWell Known MemberMember

    Need more plants! Should try some real though. Some good low light ones could be awesome.
     
  11. the guyValued MemberMember

    Fake plants are work fine but try putting in some real ones if you get the chance! There are plenty of low tech (and low cost!) plants like anubias, hair grass and java ferns that will help maintain a balanced tank and you could still keep around your plastic plants for solid hiding areas as well.
     
  12. MaddieTaylahWell Known MemberMember

    It looks good to me.
     
  13. KeeperOfASilentWorldWell Known MemberMember

    Nope! It looks perfect! :)
     
  14. FishpunsValued MemberMember

    I'd add more plants lol. It looks perfect as is though:)

    Fish love plants, it kind of counts as both hiding space and swimming space for them. It's hard to add too many.
     
  15. AmStaticValued MemberMember

    I'm afraid of what I might see if I Google that.
     
  16. ashenweltWell Known MemberMember

    You will see WONDERFUL AQUASCAPES!!!!

    Plus, over time the plants can pay for the hobby. Or at least that is what I am seeing as probable. At least on cash to cash side...
     
  17. AngelTheGypsyFishlore VIPMember

    As long as you like it, it's not too many! I like jungle tanks myself! It looks great!
     
  18. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Do it! They're full of plants but not at all in a messy way, more like a beautiful garden.
     
  19. AngelTheGypsyFishlore VIPMember

    Yes, Dutch style is gorgeous, and organized! Or try jungle style! done right it's amazing too!
     
  20. AmStaticValued MemberMember

    Sounds suspect... Like something I'd need to clear my browser history after
     
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