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not sure exactly what kind this is


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that is an anubias barteri, i cant tell if its a 'nana' or 'petite' the petite will be alot smaller then the nana.

great tanks! they both are great, especially that 20 long! are you running co2 on it?
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im guna asume its petite cause its super small, but yea im running diy co2 on the 20 i wasnt for the longest time then i said enough cause i was sick everything growing very slow
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yup then thats it haha
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haha awesome! i just got a hold of some 'Micro' its leaves are this big --> o
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thats crazy, im content with the petite has a nice texture once it gets a little fuller, hoping it will fill in eventually between the rocks, probably will try and find some more when i get the chance could be a nice contrast to the hydro trips i have in the rocks
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thats crazy, im content with the petite has a nice texture once it gets a little fuller, hoping it will fill in eventually between the rocks, probably will try and find some more when i get the chance could be a nice contrast to the hydro trips i have in the rocks
yeah its tiny! but it matches the scale of my nano tank and it looks great! i have maybe 12 plants of it
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oh nice u have any pics? curious to see how it looks
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oh nice u have any pics? curious to see how it looks
sure do! here are some!

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oh wow love the hard scape, looks so much bigger then it is
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Very nice pics, gives great depth for a small tank. Something so simple works so elegantly. And I need to do a DIY CO2 as well just heard of some people having problems with mixtures, and proper bubble counting. I'm honestly scared to try, I don't want to gas the tank.

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its iffy if u want to be super precises in your co2 usage, but with one bottle of diy it really doesn't produce to much co2 not enough to be worried about and if it does produce a lot, u just need to compensate with light and nutrients. i would give it a try if i were you it only cost like 5 bucks for a check valve and tubing and your set rather then the hundreds of dollars for a pressurized system.
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so, got my bylxa japonica and hydro sp. from H4n today thanks a bunch! also went to critter hut in Narraganset a picked up some nice plants and shrimp! got 5 japanica amano shrimp, 1 crystal red, and 7 cherry shrimp.

excuse the cell pics :/

got a mat of HC, some rotala wallichi and what im prety sure is Hydrothrix gardneri, fluffy green plant not sure.


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oh wow love the hard scape, looks so much bigger then it is
its only 4 gallons. i just need the hairgrass to grow in...ive had trouble getting the the anubias to stay down, it likes to float up.


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Very nice pics, gives great depth for a small tank. Something so simple works so elegantly. And I need to do a DIY CO2 as well just heard of some people having problems with mixtures, and proper bubble counting. I'm honestly scared to try, I don't want to gas the tank.
youd have a pretty hard time gassing your fish with diy co2. when i did that i used 2C sugar, 1 tsp yeast, and warm water


those plants look great!
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u thought about putting some HC or glosso on the bottom?
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