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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2011, 03:16 AM Thread Starter
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Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Middleburg, Florida
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5g Refugium from August to October

The amount of growth I've witnessed in this little gem has blown my mind (except for the lack of growth of the h.m)
Lighting is 2 x 12" 7w 4700k p.o.s. wal mart lights and a 18-led tetra led strip ~3w.

Some of the plants... Cabomba, Cryptocoryne, H.m., Anubias nana, Anubias congensis (I think), Hornwort, and some bush I can never remember in the back.

Some cherries/orange bees/crystal red shrimp live in there....and a dojo loach, cardinal tetra, and wild guppy found their ways (miraculously) through the overflow.


And finally when I thought all was lost with the H.m., it appears to be cleaving off the dying bunch, floating the surface, and winning.

The end!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2011, 04:49 AM
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i hate to burst your buble but that "HM" looks more like duckweed to me
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2011, 06:21 AM Thread Starter
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Bubble's not bursted at all...I think you're totally right and never knew about duckweed....either way I'm loving it haha.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-10-2011, 01:57 AM
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+1 duckweed
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