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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 08:21 AM Thread Starter
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My 50g

Well a few months back i got a good deal on the tank and stand at my lfs. then i let it sit for months while i figured out the direction i wanted to go with it. i finally have a vision of what id like it to look like so i got the ball rolling.

50g long

fluval stratum (almost 3 8lb bags)

malaysian driftwood
seiryu stones

buildmy LED 48inch custom strip (tank mounts and dimmer switch)
fluval 306 cannister
GLA supreme reg with 5 lb tank (not purchased yet, but soon)
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 08:24 AM Thread Starter
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today i added some moss and covered with cling wrap. ive been spraying another tank with a water/ flourish comp mix so ill use the same bottle to spray this. added some peacock moss and willow moss.

i want to find a large quantity of fissidens to get started on one of the pieces of wood. still not quite sure what else yet. maybe some blyx japonica for some foreground. im not doing hair grass again, to much trimming for me.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-21-2013, 10:53 AM
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Really loving the scape so far. Nice wood and loving the seiryu stones.
Blyx Japonica would look amazing, go for it! It's actually a new fav of mine, just not able to grow it myself atm. My tank is low tech... being a newb n all figured it'd be best, baby steps, lol...

Any idea what kind of fauna you'll be putting in?

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