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      Contests and Giveaways

      The twice a year aquascaping competition is the holy grail of competitions here at Planted Tank Source. This is a competition all about demonstrating the total understanding of aquascaping.
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      General Education

      Stop in and introduce yourself, maybe let us in on your experience, style and share a few planted tank moments with us. This is the general section that houses everything else that doesn't have an existing home.
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      PTS Market Grounds ( Buy/Sell/Trade)

      Here you will find the go-to HUB for everything related to buying, selling, or trading items across the Planted Tank Source forum.
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      Algae

      One of the single most talked about topics in everything that’s tank. It is referenced in fish only tanks, planted tanks, and just about anything that has water and light.
      Latest: New Tank Algae Bloom Nov 3, 2017, PlantMan
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      CO2

      From DIY CO2 planted tanks to the full works with injectors, diffusers, etc. and there's only one place to find that. If it's about CO2, then it can all be found here.
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      Lighting

      Getting your lights right can be tricky. Too much or too little can cause complications. To get started you can find information about planted tank lighting here.
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      Fertilization

      Water chemistry is everything to the survival of individual plants, fish, and other aquatic species, so understanding the fertilization process is a great place to start when caring for your planted tank. Get help with your fertilization questions here. This includes dosing.
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      Aquascaping

      Finding the best aquascape to suit your planted tank needs can have a sophisticated approach. Drawing inspiration from others and learning in the process is what you can expect to find here in the aquascape everything section.
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      Non CO2

      When your time is limited and you still enjoy the tranquil and invigorating sensation of aquascaping, water gardening, or just enjoy a simple setup, non CO2 planted tanks are popular and easy to maintain.
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      Substrate

      Before we get our planted tanks started, let's look at what substrates are made of from at a topical POV.
      Latest: Basic Substrate Knowledge Feb 16, 2018, dennis
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      Shrimp

      For all things shrimp, whether you are into breeding or just looking to add a few shrimp to your aquascape, here is where it all goes down.
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      Fish / Invertebrates

      Sometimes it isn't your plants that need attention. Time will come when your fish and invertebrates will need your care and you'll need to know what to do and how to react when something goes sounds. Welcome to the fish and invertebrate section.
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      Planted Photobook

      Welcome to “The Planted Journey,” a section dedicated specifically for photographing, commenting, and posting about the development of your tank. Photos represent a personal tribute to the hard work and efforts you have put into setting up your planted tank, but it also serves a much larger purpose.
      Latest: Photobooks Oct 23, 2017, ImUnderYourSubstrate
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