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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-03-2006, 06:42 AM Thread Starter
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NEW!! 2.5 gal nano tank journal!!

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-2.5 gal tank
-25 watt odyssea compact fluorescent light
-Red Sea nano filter
-Soilmaster pro ( thank you jay vance)

I know some if you guys have finally seen a picture of my tank through out the week. But i finally starting it. Tell me what you guys think? what do you think i should add to it. i am open for ideas, as of right now im not sure of i am going to do pressurized co2 or just excel. what do you think? I am planning on heading the SF fish meeting tomarrow to pick up some plants any suggestions? well ill try to keep you guys posted on my new nano tank.. wish me luck.

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Nice looking tank. I can't wait to see how it progresses.

Quite the exciting time, starting with something fresh and a vision of what you want to do!
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Is your heater stuck down in the substrate? I am not sure if that's OK. I have heard that can cause them to over heat and possibly fail.

  • 20g planted
  • 20g & 29g fw fish only
  • 10g Hex planted
  • 55g planted
  • 65g SW Macroalgae & Fish
  • 175g FW
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-07-2006, 07:42 AM
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light looks blue . . . you have white bulbs? 50/50 and atinics are no good for plants (plus they don't look that great with plants IMO).

BTW-- where's the hardscape?
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