Do’s and Don’ts – Picking the Proper Fauna for a Planted Tank

About CAPS

The Chicago Aquatic Plant Society is a newly formed organization that emphasizes educating hobbyists about starting, keeping, and maintaining aquatic plants in the aquarium.

This site, and also our Facebook Community, serve as a platform where hobbyists can ask questions, exchange ideas, learn about aquascaping principles, and gain other information relevant to keeping planted tanks. If you are in Chicago or the surrounding area, come join us.

Next Event:

Do’s and Don’ts – Picking the Proper Fauna for a Planted Tank

Date: January 27, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Fountaindale Public Library

Do’s and Don’ts – Picking the Proper Fauna for a Planted Tank

This talk will cover choosing the best livestock for your planted tank including which fish to avoid that will eat plants, what are some good algae eaters, and other fish and shrimp that do well in our planted tank.

The meeting will be 1-4pm on January 27th at the Fountaindale Public Library, Meeting Room A on the first floor, 300 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440. In case you did not already know, at every meeting we also Trade Plants and have a Giveaway Raffle. So please bring plants to trade. Our meetings are also family friendly so feel free to bring the kids.

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