Thatgmc's Mr. Aqua 12g Long "Smokey Oolong Mountain"
Hello! Well that didn't take long. Only after 3 weeks back into the aquarium world, I have decided to start another tank. I visited a LFS that was under new management recently and fell in love with the 12g Long by Mr. Aqua. I am going to do a Iwagumi style tank with HC. This will be my first ever Iwagumi style tank. Here is a brief equipment and fauna/flora list. Pictures are coming soon.
- Mr. Aqua. 12g Long
- Ikea Besta Bookcase
- AquaticLife 36" 2 x 39w T5HO (1 6000k + 1 6500k)
- Eheim ECCO 2232
- Cheapo Lily pipes
- ADA Amazonia I & II (about even ratio)
- Seiryu Stone (most likely)
- Hemianthus callitrichoides
- Blyxa Japonica
- Celestichthys margaritatus (Galaxy Rasboras)
- Some kind of shrimp that is not RCS
I am going to start this baby off emersed. It'll be my first emersed grow but i want the HC carpet completely covered before I fill this baby up. I have a few concerns I was hoping some of you might be able to answer.
Is my lighting too much for a 9.4" deep tank?
If so should I replace a bulb with a 18000k bulb?
How hard is it REALLY to keep an iwagumi setup with HC trimmed? I can imagine a bunch of loose leaves and roots flying ever where.
Last edited by thatgmc; 08-04-2010 at 08:28 AM.
Reason: updated equipment and title