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post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old 03-14-2013, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Talking newly planted rimless anubias tank

37 gallon rimless tank
eheim 2215
hydor heater 200 watts
2 sun wave LED fixtures

substrate:
miracle grow organic mix/ Mexican red clay topped off with recycled flourite, eco complete & tahitian moon sand
my hardscape consist of manzanita wood and maybe some rocks in the near future. Would rocks collected at canyons work?? They seem to be brittle and break quite easily and, some have orange rust like spots
For plants I have a few species of anubias, narrow leaf java fern and dwarf sag
what other plants should i use???
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Looks great! Are you planning on adding any other plants or fish?
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that looks great. what kind of rocks are they?
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Looks great! Are you planning on adding any other plants or fish?
Thanks! 8]
I do want to add more plants but I'm stumped on which ones(s) as far as fish maybe blue tetra?

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that looks great. what kind of rocks are they?
Thanks!
I'm not sure they look similar to those used in the nano tanks here, ill post a picture tonight after work.
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there is a list at the top of this forum for low light plants that should help you
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there is a list at the top of this forum for low light plants that should help you
thanx.
I'm actually asking what plant would fill in nicely in the background 8]
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I like those anubias's
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thanx.
I'm actually asking what plant would fill in nicely in the background 8]
Vals get really tall and do well in low light tanks. They'd appreciate the MG too. I think jungle val would look nice since they have broader leaves and your anubias have rather large leaves.
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I like those anubias's
Thanx Conrad! I love em!
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Vals get really tall and do well in low light tanks. They'd appreciate the MG too. I think jungle val would look nice since they have broader leaves and your anubias have rather large leaves.
Thanx for the input i will be going to a fish store tomorrow & ill be sure to check for them 8]
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I love your set up! The lights over the rimless tank look really sleek. I wish I could do that, however I have small children and a very curious cat, so it's a no go for me! Very nice!

I would be super cautious about adding rocks of unknown origins to your tank. Some rocks can really screw with your water chemistry. Something like granite would be fine, limestone/sandstone would be bad.
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I love your set up! The lights over the rimless tank look really sleek. I wish I could do that, however I have small children and a very curious cat, so it's a no go for me! Very nice!

I would be super cautious about adding rocks of unknown origins to your tank. Some rocks can really screw with your water chemistry. Something like granite would be fine, limestonesandstone would be bad.
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i have nieces & nephews & i know how that goes lol curious little nose miners
i love the lights too i added a third because some spots seemed dimmed out
ahhh the rocks i found appear to be sand stone i still have to take a few pictures. granite sounds nice ill or maybe even lava rock ill have to look for it at the lsf
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did a water change & decides to add some anubias petite i had in my vivarium.
it was late & all i had was nail glue (im a nail tech) i hope this is okay to use its virtually the same thing as krazy glue.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/at...1&d=1363662993

i also took photos of the rocks i found at a canyon during a hike
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/at...1&d=1363662993
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