The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - 60P Iwagumi - First Try
View Single Post
post #25 of (permalink) Old 06-03-2012, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
Surrounded by Blyxa
TexasCichlid's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,510

Fish have been in for a few days.

15 Espei Rasboras
5 Orange Zebra Otos

Everyone seems happy so far!

Blyxa had a partial melt ( still some melted leaves present ) and I have refrained from overly cleaning the glass for the otos. Blyxa has actually grown quite a bit since I got it last week. CO2 has been up and down and I am fighting a tad big of algae now, but it's under control. BGA is gone. Installed a Sera Flore 500 to replace my inline CO2 atomizer. Difference is night and day. No more soda water!!! CO2 is nailed down now. Trimmed the HC a couple days ago so it's bouncing back.

On that note -- anyone have some tips on managing HC trimmings? It's a frigging mess. Right now I am using a net, but it's very time consuming. Is this just the modus operandi?

Short Video

Oto cat and his new buddy.
TexasCichlid is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome