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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-19-2011, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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My Journey to the (Fluval) Edge!

Started out by upgrading stock lighting to an LED and CFL bulb

And here's where I'm at today:

With a little more growth, especially from the microsword:

Christmas Moss, Java Fern, and Wisteria:


Right now I've got several harlequin and blue rasboras as well as 4 red cherry shrimp.

I'm running a soda bottle co2 system that seems to be working pretty well.

Any aquascaping suggestions?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 12:25 AM
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It looks good and clean, some flat stones to tie the moss on might look good and make it easy to trim later, my RCS like to hang in floating plants I have pods of Riccia floating and that's another good plant for a flat stone.

Keep up the good work!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! I'm hoping to get the fern growing in thicker then go from there. I love how lush the Wisteria looks but I don't think I'm going to have it in long term.

Shrimp people: Any suggestions to get mine breeding??
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Steps to breed RCS:

Step one - add water and RCS
Step two - Watch them breed
Step Three - BBQ

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