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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-27-2013, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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My first dirted tank 5.5g

Since last tank failed trying somthing diffrent , first dirted tank , pics are after being filled 20 mins
need help giving it a name and coments welcome sorry about the fork its holding down the wood for now

Equipment
Petco 5.5g tank
aqua clear 20 hob filter
marineland 50w heater
beamswork 18" 10k led

Hardscape
local found driftwood

Substrate
mcopm capped with petco black sand

Flora complaments from Sieu004

R. Rotundifolia
Bacopa Monnieri
Broad leave water sprite
CRYPTOCORYNE UNDULATA got this plant from petsmart


Dosing complaments from nilocg

PPS-Pro style liquid fertilizer-micros and macros

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-27-2013, 08:09 PM
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Looks really nice! I like minimalist, simple layouts a lot!
Unless you love the look of the fork though, you may need a plan B, lol.
I have a piece of wood like that in one of my tanks. It was boiled for 2 hours, and came out of the water to begin with, and after 2 months, I still can't get it to stay down on it's own.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-27-2013, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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Could get a stick and put some moss on it ,to hold it down
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2013, 12:53 PM Thread Starter
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After work looked at the tank and there is some white hair loooking fuzzy stuff on the sand after one days is that probly alge
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I like the single rock that makes your hardscape. I can't wait to see your plants fill in.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2013, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Its not a rock

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I like the single rock that makes your hardscape. I can't wait to see your plants fill in.
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