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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-30-2011, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
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2011 PAPAS Display Tanks (PICS)

Here are some pics of the display tanks PAPAS members setup this year!
first up is our 50 gallon high tech tank
-174 watts of light (96w power compact, 2x 39w T-5HO)
-40lb Pressurized CO2
-Fluval 405 w/ sprabar
-Daily dosing of Seachem products ONLY
-Flourite Substrate
-weekly 50-75% water change
-weekly trimming


These pics are right after a big trim. I'll post pics up every week to show its progress.
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Very well done! I would love to some more pictures!

-20 gallon Planted Tank. -Retired.
-45 Gallon Planted Tank.
-5 Gallon Tank. -Retired
-Davey the Bearded dragon.
-Couple little rescue lap dogs: Boots and Teddy.
-2 Holland lop house rabbits- Percy and Pippen.
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Very well done! I would love to some more pictures!
thanks!!!
forgot to mention the live stock:
50- Green Neon Tetras (Paracheirodon simulans)
8- CheckerBoard Barbs (Puntius oligolepis)- 4 males, 4 female
1- Long Fin Albino Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp.)
4- Albino Veiltailed Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare)
3- Eques Pencilfish ( Nannostomus eques)
10- Olive nerites (Neritina reclivata alexandre)


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Next is our 40 gallon semi aquatic soil tank. here are the specs:
Tank- 40g AGA
Filtration- Eheim Ecco 2236
CO2- Pressurized
Lighting- 4x 39w T-5 HO 6000K
Substrate- Mineralized soil capped with Seachem Flourite Dark

Fauna:
12 Diamond tetras
2 Bolivian Rams
2 Betta simplex- Pair
2 Longfin Albino Bristlenose Plecos

Flora:
-Anubias barteri var. barteri
-Bolbitis heudelotii
-Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia
-Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green Gecko'
-Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Red'
-Cryptocoryne x willisii 'lucens'
-Echinodorus 'Ozelot'
-Hydrocotyle leucocephala
-Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
-Hydrocotyle verticillata
-Lindernia rotundifolia 'Variegated'
-Ludwigia repens
-Microsorum pteropus 'Philippine'
-Nesaea triflora
-Nelsonia smithii
-Poaceae sp. 'Purple Bamboo'
-Marsilea spp.
-Riccia fluitans
-Salvinia minima
-Taxiphyllum alternans

Pics to follow!!!


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here are 2 pics of the emersed plants in the 40....
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