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Re: NFC: Filterless Tank Experiment: Utter Failure

> It sounds like you need more plant mass and a 'dependable' light source.
> Indirect natural light is not usually sufficient for any but a handful of
> plants such as anubias and perhaps java moss and java fern. [snip]
> Your unfiltered ten-gallon tank could probably support your ten small
> but only after the plants are well established and growing.  If you want
> try again, I'd recommend 40 watts of lighting, double or triple the number
> of plants and start out with only three or four fish.  Feed no more than
> three times a week at first, and then only a little at a time. [snip]

You're probably right, that's where I made my mistake I guess.