|01-26-2014 10:01 PM|
Sand is siphoned out and replaced about once a month or so, the top layer anyway.
Those are small Pavifolius swords, not Repens.
|01-26-2014 02:37 PM|
This thread still live? The more I've searched through different examples, the more this is the look I wish to next work from for inspiration, and I finally have the room for it finished, so time to start filling that empty reserved corner with a nice tank.
How clean does the white forefront sand stay by the way in a tank like this, anyone? I was thinking of adding a powerhead or two on a timer which are angled towards the front of the tank and which would kick on for say 20 minutes twice a day and hopefully blow any detritus into the back? Would/could this work to keep it looking relatively pristine on a day-to-day basis?
What are the foreground plants peaking over the driftwood by the way, is that Staurogyne repens?
|09-26-2012 08:09 PM|
Does he ever send you photos of the tank?
|09-26-2012 04:52 AM|
|09-26-2012 04:08 AM|
|PinkRasbora||Like good lordie. That is crazy!!! Wonder if those discus ever paired off. I bet they are huge by now.|
|09-26-2012 03:21 AM|
Owner does most of the work himself and has it down pretty good.
If he needs changes, he'll contact me, but that's been a couple of years now, so things are going good or a New Guinea Headhunter got him(I'm serious). Would not be the 1st close call he's had.
|09-25-2012 11:05 PM|
|Geniusdudekiran||Tom, do you still look after this tank? Incredible work.|
|03-25-2012 01:41 AM|
update this Tom
or video is even better if it's allowed
|03-16-2012 05:20 PM|
yea no doubt
|03-16-2012 05:19 PM|
|03-16-2012 04:41 PM|
|plantbrain||I'd like to go down and see it myself sometime in the next few months.|
|03-16-2012 12:04 PM|
|nonconductive||still love this tank tom.|
|03-16-2012 05:11 AM|
We made several feeding dishes and I suggested the white sand front years ago, he finally got around to doing it. Feed well but frequently, that's one method. Keep the tank clean is the other.
So 2x a week water changes, say 75%.
These fish where raised in Bare bottom tanks then added after they where large well eating adults.
|03-16-2012 05:08 AM|
In person it'd be cool........
|03-16-2012 01:42 AM|
Question for you, I couldn't succeed at keeping discus in a 270 gallon planted due to their need for copious amounts of food to stay nice and thick, how are these discus being fed? I imagine the regime would be
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