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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-07-2013, 04:29 AM Thread Starter
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dcchau ADA60P

I am new to TPT and this is going to my first journal. I have been collecting equipment to start up this tank for a few months.
This is what I have so far:
Tank: ADA 60-P
Substrate: ADA Aquasoil 9L + 3L Amazonia and half bag of ADA Aquasoil Powder Amazonia
Lighting: 24" Finnex Ray 2

Filter: Eheim 2215
Stand: Ikea Besta

Hardscape: 20lb Seiryu stone and petrified wood rocks (thanks nvladik).

I have not decided on what to do with the stones yet.
As for plants I was thinking of staurogyne repens and blyxa japonica

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-07-2013, 04:59 AM
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I recently started the same tank with the same substrate and the same light!

Let see how different our aquariums can be!!

Lookin' good so far.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-07-2013, 05:03 AM
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+1 for IKEA besta stand.

I drilled holes on the bottom though,

Speaking of the same, I have the same everything expect for the lights.

|ADA 60F|ADA 30C|Fluval Edge[6g] |DIY Diffuser YT
E-series E60 on ADA60F - MicMol AquaMini x3 on ADA 60P - MicMol AquaPro on ADA30C
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-12-2013, 11:19 PM Thread Starter
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Started to play around with the rocks today and this is what i ended up with.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-13-2013, 02:58 AM
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-21-2014, 11:07 PM
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you can make it more shallow at the front and deep at the background. Here is a very good journal about the Iwagumi scape: http://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/g...allenge.29695/
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