|03-06-2013 01:52 AM|
Added wisteria and Limnophila aromatica
Changed filter to Eheim 2217 and changed lighting to coralife 48" T5 HO
|02-26-2013 02:19 AM|
added some chinesis. Sorry iPhone is the only camera I have...
Everything is growing!
I'll try to get pics of the individual plants because you can't see the crypts in this photo. Should have lace java and african fern arriving tomorrow!
|02-10-2013 04:18 PM|
|blue1delta||I have had trouble with them moving and uprooting. I have just been moving things and trying to position wood and rocks to keep them from damaging them. The fish are the reason I have the aquarium so I don't mind accommodating them. The crypts are the biggest problem. They do fine with the swords, dwarf sag, and ferns.|
|02-09-2013 12:03 AM|
|cmathews95||im really curious about how your plants will do with cichlids. have you had any trouble so far|
|02-08-2013 06:47 PM|
Thanks! Everything is growing which is good, but it seems very slow.
Anyone have thoughts on the hardscape? Once the plants are rooted really well I plan on removing the gray rock in the center in front of the sword. I also have three small pieces of driftwood that are still floating and the large piece you see in the top left corner. I kind of like it up there and I've attached some needle leaf on it. I'm thinking of tying it up there to keep it from sinking.
|02-08-2013 02:38 PM|
|GMYukonon24s||Looking good! Keep it going!|
|02-08-2013 02:30 PM|
|blue1delta||more pics of the fauna|
|02-05-2013 06:08 PM|
here are new pics
|01-27-2013 12:57 AM|
|blue1delta||new pic of the dwarf sag. covered the open areas of the substrate hoping to have a carpet soon!|
|01-26-2013 12:31 AM|
|amajoh||Welcome! I'm new, too. Yours looks great so far. I'll be eager to hear how your dwarf sag is doing. I've been wanting some, but haven't yet taken the leap.|
|01-25-2013 07:43 PM|
|blue1delta||Planted a ton of dwarf sag today! excited to see it looking so green in my tank|
|01-25-2013 01:41 AM|
|CPDzeke||I am in about the same situation as you, but I consider myself more experienced because I have always had plants. Welcome!|
|01-24-2013 10:07 PM|
I'm adding a lot of new plants this week thanks to some forum members for hooking me up!
Today I received some needle leaf java, trident java, and some kind of moss that was attached as a bonus. I'm expecting some dwarf sag and crypts in the next couple of days.
|01-09-2013 12:18 PM|
|01-09-2013 02:41 AM|
welcome i'm just learning about plants myself. cichlids are another story though i've been raising them for years. your tank looks nice, but just a warning one day you may wake up to find it rearanged to the fishes liking especially with the green terror in there! either way good luck and i'll follow along.
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