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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-29-2013, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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75g SA planted

Hi all new to the site, though ive lurked here gleaning info for a few years.

Intended to try and keep this as South American as i could. Excuse my horrid scaping I dont really have an eye for it.


Lighting: DIY LED with 21 3w Luxeon Cool White/21 3w Luxeon Neutral White

Filtration: 2x Ehiem 2217

Substrate: Leslies PFS

Co2: Pressurized 20# tank, ~3bps

Ferts: EI method (KNO3/KH2PO4/CSM+B) API root tabs

Plants: Java fern, Java moss, xmas moss, Flame moss, amazon swords.

Fish: 4x peppered cory 4x bronze cory 10x neon tetra 3x apistogramma cacatuiodes, 6x german blue rams 4x phillipine blue angels 2x bn pleco

Inverts/Snails: 10x Amano shrimp, more malayasian trumpet snails than i can count.

Its still a work inprogress. Have some red jungle vals, Telanthra Rosefolia, and dwarf saggitaria on the way. will post more pics when i get them in.

Tank was started in February upgraded from a planted 30g.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-29-2013, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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Pic of the LED. Bought the LEDS and cooling fans from www.stevesleds.com everything else was pieced together from various local hobby/hardware stores.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-29-2013, 04:37 PM
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Great start!! Welcome to the forum.
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