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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-18-2011, 07:08 AM Thread Starter
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My planted low tech tank.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2011, 01:28 AM
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Looks good. How long have you had it set up?
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Looks good, can we get some specifics on it please?

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2011, 08:12 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for your replies.

It is a 2'X1'X1' tank. It is around 2 months old. DIY Co2 injection, temp 25 C around. Light, 4 WPG CFL.
Plants:
Amazon sword, H.M., H. Zosterfolia, Marsilea quadrifolia, Christmas moss, riccia, Crypt, Ludwigia repens, Sagittaria platyphylla, Red lily, Cabomba caroliniana, water sprite, Bacopa monnieri etc. Dosing: Micro and macro my own recipie inspired from PMDD, 20 ml a week. Weekly water change 40 %. Substrate red soil mixed with sand and topped with pure sand. Photo period:- 10-12 hrs a day. One wood is placed in the middle. I am having 2 common plecos, 2 guppy, 1 red and 1 black molly and 1 Zebra fish.
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Thought to add more plants, but there a very few places left. And I am using a ceramic diffuser for CO2.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-22-2011, 07:12 AM
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I think it should be high tech. You got high light with CO2...

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Thanks for your replies.

It is a 2'X1'X1' tank. It is around 2 months old. DIY Co2 injection, temp 25 C around. Light, 4 WPG CFL.
Plants:
Amazon sword, H.M., H. Zosterfolia, Marsilea quadrifolia, Christmas moss, riccia, Crypt, Ludwigia repens, Sagittaria platyphylla, Red lily, Cabomba caroliniana, water sprite, Bacopa monnieri etc. Dosing: Micro and macro my own recipie inspired from PMDD, 20 ml a week. Weekly water change 40 %. Substrate red soil mixed with sand and topped with pure sand. Photo period:- 10-12 hrs a day. One wood is placed in the middle. I am having 2 common plecos, 2 guppy, 1 red and 1 black molly and 1 Zebra fish.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-22-2011, 07:23 AM
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2 common plecos lol good luck with that my 12 incher would go nuts in that tank. Other than that sick tank really like the lay ou
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-22-2011, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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"I think it should be high tech. You got high light with CO2...."
Is it a high tech? oh, I thought that should have CO2 tank and all, anyways good to know that.

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"2 common plecos lol good luck with that my 12 incher would go nuts in that tank. Other than that sick tank really like the lay ou"

My plecos are 3.5 inch long. what happened is I just bought them from lfs and couldnt understand the size, when introduced inmy 2 feeter, I got the problem. but now it is very problematic to remove them, So...hope for the best. Thanks for liking the tank.
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