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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 02:16 AM Thread Starter
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29 gal over last 3 months

Day of set up:

This past weekend:

Since the initial setup I added a CO2 system on a timer, had a crop of algae spring up which has gotten under control for the most part, started dosing Nitrogen and Potassium along with my other ferts, and added 4 Corydoras with some more fish to come shortly. The Java fern is a bit spotty but it's slowly coming around. The new growth looks great now that I'm adding the CO2 and macro nutrients.

I owe all of this to the good folks at this forum. I read TPT for a few months before even purchasing anything and had no prior knowledge/experience on fish keeping. Thank you all!!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 02:59 AM
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Wow, what a difference! It looks great!
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Nice. Amazing what a little prior research can do.


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Nice Job!

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