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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-09-2009, 02:20 AM Thread Starter
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40G Breeder Planted (56K)

This is not my first planted tank, but the first I have decided to make a journal of...
Anyways the specs are:
40G breeder 36x18x17
Solid wood stand(had found a guy in town that could build them)
GLA Primo CO2 System(love it!)
Hagen Glo T5HO 36" 2x39w
2X Hagen LifeGlo 39W
Rena XP3 (bout 2yrs old, no repairs, running strong)
^^Using the spraybar
Dosing Dry Ferts(Estimative Index) Courtesy of GLA
Eco-Complete 5 Bags

Rotala sp. 'Araguaia'
Polygonum sp. 'Kawagoneum'
Tonina fluviatilis
Bacopa caroliniana
Rotala sp. 'Vietnam'
Anubias Barteri (May not keep)
Anubias Barteri 'coffeefolia' (May not keep)
Glossotigma Elatinoides
Nesaea pedicellata 'Golden
Hemianthus Micranthemoides
Glossotigma Elatinoides


Tank and Lighting

Primo CO2 System:

Filling up:

After a few weeks of cycling:

Heater will be gone within the next week...Water temp stays around 77F.
I did have some Malaysian driftwood in there, but it took away from the plants, so I took it out. Waiting to figure out more of an Aquascape when I get some more Plants in tomorrow. I def want this to be an all Plants Fish tank as I cannot find any good Driftwood for sale in my area(I just dont want to ship wood :P) I just realize the plastic on the Lights is still on there , heh gotta take it off... And I am going to blackout the back, just showing whats been done so far....Comment/Suggestions always welcome!

-Jacob Smith

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