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Mott's ADA MINI-M- UPDATED PIC'S 1/11/09

I Just tore down and replaced substrate about a week ago. I had a bad batch of ASII, Jeff from ADG Kindly sent a replacement bag of AS1.
Blasting the Co2 like crazy while AS settles

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ADA MINI-M
2x15w spiral 6500k Stainless steel desk lamps
Eheim Ecco 2232
Cal Aqua lilly's
Hydor in-line heater(need to purchace)
Red sea paintball pressurized Co2
ADA diffuser

Hardscape:
Seiryu Stones

Substrate:
ADA Aquasoil Amazonia
ADA powersand, mulm

Flora:
Hemianthus callitrichoides

Fauna:
Neocaridina heteropoda in holding tank until AS is done leaching ammonia.
Maybe down the line some Galaxy Rasboras.

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post #2 of 43 (permalink) Old 11-29-2008, 07:06 AM
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Galaxy rasboras will look nice. I like the clean look with the lily pipes and no thermometer or heater visible. What will the background plant be?

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Wow that's a pretty intense nano setup!@#!@ nice man
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I think I'm gonna try HC only this time.


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Nice little set up, those rocks have a lot of character as well.

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Excellent rock choice!

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Thanks, I love these stones even better when the grow a little algae on them.
They look more like they would in nature I would think.


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what kind of stones are they?

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Can't wait for it to grow out and get lush!
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While I myself don't like growning HC (it's such a pain to trim!), I love seeing it in beautiful tanks like this.

Are all those bubbles CO2 or are they the residual gas from a newly-filled tank? If it's the former, wow!

Nice tank. Keep the updates frequent!
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While I myself don't like growning HC (it's such a pain to trim!), I love seeing it in beautiful tanks like this.

Are all those bubbles CO2 or are they the residual gas from a newly-filled tank? If it's the former, wow!

Nice tank. Keep the updates frequent!
Thanks UG
I wish it was all bubbles from pearling but some of those shots were taken just after a WC.

Ammo is still at 4 ppm


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what kind of stones are they?
Seiryu Stones From Japan.


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this tank has a TON of character, very mono tone in its own right, but the rocks add just the right splash of character! i freaking LOVE this tank.
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Thanks Fish, I wanted something very simple with this tank. I can't wait for the HC to fill in.


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How many liters of soil did you end up using. I'm ordering the mini-m and dont' know if the 3 liter bag is enough.
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