Ron's 20g long - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2014, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Join Date: May 2013
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 19
Ron's 20g long

Hi all. I don't have multi tank syndrome (yet?) but I had some spare equipment and whatnot and put this tank together.

Satellite LED +
Fluval C3
Eheim Jaeger

So far so good. Using water and media from my primary 90g. Wood is still leeching tannins.

Waiting for the needle leaf java fern to grow out and block the HOB from view. That might take a while. lol.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20g_20140312.jpg
Views:	28
Size:	78.0 KB
ID:	288609  

LazyTypeRon is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2014, 10:12 PM
Algae Grower
pseudomugil's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: kalamazoo, MI
Posts: 65
love the hardscape, are you going to use a carpeting plant?
if you were to move the Hob to the right, and got a black background, it would be difficult to notice anyway.
looking great so far

WHYARe youlooking at my signature?It's boring.
DBP Club
check out my3 gal long
pseudomugil is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Algae Grower
Trigger334's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Sourthern Oregon
Posts: 40
Looking good. I'm starting a 20 long myself. Using drift wood too, but it's still a work in process. Here's my thread. No fish or plants yet, but soon enough!

20 gal long club!

New 20 gallon long tank build!
Trigger334 is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2014, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Join Date: May 2013
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 19
Thanks Psuedo!

I have a little bit of Marsilea Hirsuta. Much less maintenance than Glosso. Will have to wait a while for it to propagate as well. It's hard to find Bolbitis and Anubias Petite. Been looking for those to attach to the wood and "soften" the edges and also give the sense of continuity in the wood. Right now you can definitely tell it's 4 disparate pieces.

Trigger, I was looking at your tank earlier as well. Good luck with your build.
LazyTypeRon is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome