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03-15-2017 01:43 AM
bigbadjon

This is my grow out tank. It will honestly be a shame to move the stuff because it is starting to look good.
03-13-2017 08:36 PM
frenziedpace Nice to see some new posts. I enjoy looking at all the tanks.

Here's an update shot of mine.

03-13-2017 07:09 PM
cininohio My 56 gallon low tech angels, white clouds and cory cat tank. It was my first planted tank and was a challenge due to the height. It finally has been filling in. I killed a lot of plants till I figured out what worked in this tank. 25% water changed weekly and some leaf zone when I have it.
Attachment 732442

My 10 gallon redo, waiting for the buce, cameroon moss and fissidens to fill in.
Attachment 732450

I have pics of my 20 somewhere and will have to dig them up.
03-13-2017 06:14 PM
toadpher Here's mine, 60g with three Goldie's and two nerite snails. Ludwigia red and variegated, Anubias Nana and petite, jungle Val and red tiger lotus. Just some liquid ferts every once in a while and trace nutrients about once a month.
03-10-2017 04:55 PM
Kalyke I did some more work in my 75 gallon aquarium. This is the old picture that I posted above:



Here I moved the driftwood around a bit, and then added more plants. I added java fern, windlove java fern, and 6 types of bucephandara.


Here's a corner that I really like.



I think the left side of the tank is weakest. I also feel I need a low light background plant, and I was thinking about bolbitus heudelotus (African water fern). In the next few years, I would like the short buces to carpet the two sides of the front of the tank, leaving a clear, rocky area in the front as though it is the bed of a stream. I have a lot of work to do. The main thing is waiting for a lot of this to grow out.
03-02-2017 12:53 AM
frenziedpace 6.4 gallon AquaMaxx started on 1/8/17

MGOPM with a Black Diamond Blasting cap
16" Finnex Stingray 7-8 hrs per day
Sunsun 603 canister mainly for water movement with poly quilt batting for water polishing
25W Marina heater

1ml Excel daily
1ml Thrive by Nilocg 2 times per week

Everything is growing like crazy

Here's a vid of of the fauna
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX6J22zcGKQ
02-28-2017 05:21 AM
NickAu My low tech Betta sorority jungle.
4 Female Bettas, and a bunch of feeder shrimp.



and my Aquael cube
1 Male Betta.



http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/12...-sorority.html
02-21-2017 08:09 PM
joe23521 Here's my low tech 55 gallon. Eco-complete with root tabs and liquid CO2.

Getting a bit wild and needs a good trim. I'm thinking about ripping out some of the stem plants completely.

Attachment 723770
02-17-2017 11:57 PM
RWaters
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Originally Posted by Reivyn124 View Post
Here's my new desktop tank. 3.5 gallons and super low tech. Bonus pic of my new betta as well!

baeta.exe is swimming
Very nice tank and a beautiful betta! I like it.
02-17-2017 11:26 PM
PEdwards Planted goldfish tanks are doable as long as you find plants the fish won't eat. Looks like it's going to be a pretty tank. I've always wanted to do a planted goldie tank. Perhaps someday.
02-17-2017 10:32 PM
Kalyke Hi, I worked on this tank for a while then I just let the plants grow for a while. It is mostly anubias because the fish do not care to eat it. The fish have eaten most everything I have planted. It as seachem onyyx, and Carib Sea Rio Grand, as well as many rocks and pieces of mopani. The fish are assorted. The ones that are orange are "foster goldfish" who will be moving on soon.


I am going to get to work on moving things around some. That grass belongs in the back.
02-17-2017 11:11 AM
PEdwards bbroush,

That one kept going for about a year total before I ended up moving. With the native plants being seasonal it went through a couple different phases. I only ended up taking pictures of it for the AGA contest though so that's all I've got.
02-17-2017 01:02 AM
bbroush
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20 long, soil and sand substrate, cheapass lights, and an aquaclear 20 filter. 2009


20 long, sand and gravel substrate, same cheapass light as above, Magnum 350 filter. 2003


10 gal, T-12 lights, sand substrate, minor fertilization. 2003


29 gal, 64 watts PC lights, substrate, plants and fish collected locally, no filtration, no water changes. 2005


How long did you keep the 29 gallon going for?
02-16-2017 09:55 PM
PEdwards 20 long, soil and sand substrate, cheapass lights, and an aquaclear 20 filter. 2009


20 long, sand and gravel substrate, same cheapass light as above, Magnum 350 filter. 2003


10 gal, T-12 lights, sand substrate, minor fertilization. 2003


29 gal, 64 watts PC lights, substrate, plants and fish collected locally, no filtration, no water changes. 2005
02-16-2017 05:59 AM
Reivyn124 Here's my new desktop tank. 3.5 gallons and super low tech. Bonus pic of my new betta as well!

baeta.exe is swimming
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