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akdylpickles 03-25-2012 06:19 AM

Aks 90 gallon emersed tank
This is my 90 Gallon emersed tank. Right now i have some cfl lights and a t8 but im upgrading to a 4bulb t5HO when I can get the light bulbs.

Time for pics :)

NeonFlux 03-25-2012 06:40 AM

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Nice emersed tank setup going. I see you're preparing to grow some of the plants quickly and effortlessly, so you don't need all the equipment prior to getting them later with a fully submerged planted tank? Anyhow, looking good!

akdylpickles 04-07-2012 03:49 AM

Tank has:
Bacopa caroliniana
Bacopa salzmannii
Pogostemon stellatus 'narrow leaf'
Hydrocotyle leucocephala
Lindernia 'varigated'
Bacopa monnieri
Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia
Staurogyne sp. 'porto velho'
Limnophila sessiflora
Cryptocoryne Wendtii
Alternanthera reinnicki
Micro sworks
and Hygrophila "kompakt"

Assassynation 04-11-2012 09:04 AM

How have these guys been doing? You have a jungle yet?

akdylpickles 04-11-2012 04:10 PM

Overall they're growing great, some plants are growing faster than others but it's not like any are slow ;) I can't wait to get the 4bulb t5HO to make the growth explode. All my carpet plants are really starting to fill in, might be selling some in a few weeks :)

Da Plant Man 04-11-2012 05:11 PM

Very cool! When are you going to fill it? Or are you going to fill it?

akdylpickles 04-12-2012 12:20 AM

What do you mean fill it? Like with water?

aweeby 04-12-2012 01:48 AM

man if you filled this thing with water, you'd have a tank of mud.

do you have some sort of circulation going in this? I can see where water quality might not be so hot. How short did you clip the submersed stems before planting, btw?

This looks promising. I'm hoping to set up something like this over summer

akdylpickles 04-14-2012 10:46 PM


Originally Posted by aweeby (Post 1814975)
do you have some sort of circulation going in this?

No I dont, Should I? There's a film developing on top of the water so maybe I should? :tongue:

akdylpickles 04-16-2012 02:01 AM

Well I opened up the tank and it smelled really bad so I added a powerhead with sponge on the intake. Tank has grown a lot, Heres some pics

Chrisinator 04-16-2012 02:14 AM

I like your DIY plant name tag spoons!

akdylpickles 04-16-2012 04:03 AM

Haha thanks :tongue:

Assassynation 03-13-2013 07:06 AM

How does the tank look now?

akdylpickles 03-14-2013 10:40 PM

Hey sorry I havent been on in a while man, I actually just took it down a few weeks ago grow out some angels. I have albino hets, albino blue platinums, and neon blues from Taiwan. I still have most of the plants, Im just growing them in a tub now.

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