Worms for planted, naturalistic tank?

BioGirl12

New member
Joined
Aug 3, 2016
Messages
11
Reaction score
0
Points
0
Location
Missouri
Country
United States
Hi,
What species of worms, live foods etc could live happily in a low tech planted tank? I am hoping to use the Walstadt method and use potting soil, etc. It would be nice to have some inverts, worms, etc to help clean waste and provide entertainment/exercise for newts. Suggestions?
 

jewett

Site Contributor
Joined
Sep 25, 2004
Messages
827
Reaction score
26
Points
28
Location
West Jordan UT
Country
United States
Display Name
Heather Jewett
Scuds (Gammarus, Hyalella sp), Daphnia and Moina, Cherry shrimp, and black worms. Keep in mind, though, that these will all add to your bio load so keep up on water maintenance and testing (do this anyway of course).

HJ

PS I LOVE the Waldstadt method and am sure you will be more than please with it! Show us pics when you get it up and running :)
 

BioGirl12

New member
Joined
Aug 3, 2016
Messages
11
Reaction score
0
Points
0
Location
Missouri
Country
United States
Thank you! It'll be a bit but I will definitely post pics!
 
General chit-chat
Help Users
  • No one is chatting at the moment.
    Pepper0210: Me too. Lol +1
    Top