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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 08-03-2012, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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Silky's 75 Gallon Martian hardscape

Doing another tank. Just started setting it up.all low tech low light plants java ferms and anubias etc. Clay colored sand and Lava rocks so farn, dunno what else I'm gonig to do with tank yet. It looked like a mars shot lol.
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This looks interesting
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Trying to figure out which plants I want, I'm thinking all low light plants , I don't know yet. Trying to keep it simple, was thinking just planting on the mound in middle and keeping a clean area all the way around the center. Haven't decided if I want to add a few small pieces of wood to center mound or just plant it. Also wanted to stock it with an atypical fish, I dunno, taking my time :P
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Well added a few twigs of oak brushwood I found on my running path. Had to boil it for-ev-er before the tannins at least weren't visable anymore. Plucked a few pieces of java fern from one of my other tanks. Still thinking I'm gonig to grab some narrow leave java fern and some Anubias Nana Petite's for the edges and just keep it at that nice and simple and clean. No idea about fish though yet. Really digging the adobe colored sand and the lava rocks though.
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Like the setup.
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It has a island feel to it or at least it does to me.
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they haven't found plants on mars yet... but I think one of these would look good.

jk, nice start
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added some more lava rocks more java ferns and some of my insanely fast growing brazilian pennywort.
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some new fish, plants have grown abit
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Are you using root tabs or something that like?
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that has come together nicely!
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Looks like this is going to be one of those "why didn't I think of that?" tanks.

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Are you using root tabs or something that like?
No just flourish like once a week, and a single diy co2 2 liter. it's pretty low maintenance so far, which is what I was shooting for.

Thanks for the compliments and looking.

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