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post #1 of 83 (permalink) Old 09-15-2006, 04:45 AM Thread Starter
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guppy's nano! (updated 9/10/10)

Picture story of my only planted tank left.
5/2006:


9/2006:


10/2006:


12/2006:


5/2007:


8/2007:


7/2008:


9/2010


Plants in the tank are:
taiwan moss, crypt. parva, anubias nana 'petite' and narrow leaf java fern.

Animals: 5x CPDs, dwarf cory, cherry shrimp

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Neat little tank.

OC in SoCal?

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guppyy=same guppy on apc.
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Yeah...figured it out when I saw the cross post. Could've been different

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wow!

that looks much bigger than my 2.5. what is the foreground and the plant in the back center?
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Foreground: HC
Backround plant: Tonina. sp. Belem
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Very nice. The rocks look really neat.
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This weeks update:



added the tennelus sp. 'red' in the middle

and a random bubble on the hc =]



enjoy leave comments and feedback!
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Its looking great, the HC and Tonina is growing in great, and the rocks are awesome....one bit of criticism is to hide the co2 diffuser so its not in the front.... its look better IMO.....but overall looks great
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what are you using for filtration, and what is your dosing, etc.? SHOW ME THE SPECS!

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blue: I get that a lot with the co2 diffuser I am actually switching it out to a even smaller one.

specs:
2.5 gallon tank= $10
12" compact flourent light fixture from scape member= $10
18 6700k/10000k watt pc bulb= $18
azoo palm filter= $6
glass diffuser= $5
DIY co2= $5 yeast+sugar
ADA aquasoil roughly 3-4lbs= $10
ADA rocks= $15

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HC., Glosso, Crypt. Parva, Tonina sp. belem, Bylax Japonica, Teneullus sp. 'red' and Ranunculus inundatus

Dosing = a little bit of No3 and KCl here and there just a little bit at a time.
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what about filtration?

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Erm. Time to plant a nano tank! =)

Where'd you get the 2.5g?
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I got mine at petsmart BUT only some carry them.
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