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gringostar9 09-05-2012 01:28 PM

EBI journal
Got the tank back up and starting to take shape. Here is were I sit as of today.
Equipment Running;
Eheim 250 filter
ADA Mini P-2 and V-1 lily pipes
GLA CO2 Regulator
Inline Diffuser
Inline Heater

In The Tank;
Aqua Soil
Dwarf Hairgrass
Dwarf Hairgrass
Tiger Lotus
Narrow Leaf Chain Sword
Unzan Stone
Texas Driftwood

Here is the most up-to-date photo;

All Advise and suggestions are welcome.

jmowbray 09-05-2012 02:57 PM

haha looking good. I kept looking at you pic trying to figure out what was on the back wall. Then I remembered that it comes with that. I guess I've looked at mine so much I forgot about the foam wall decor.

GMYukonon24s 09-05-2012 04:22 PM

Nice start to the tank.

gringostar9 09-05-2012 07:06 PM

I have been doing the dry start method for almost 4 weeks now and not much growth. What is in there looks great right now but I was hoping for more. Adding the water when the rest of the parts come. Hopefully some circulating water and co2 help it grow.

Drift Monkey 09-07-2012 09:09 AM

Hope the background doesn't pop off!

gringostar9 09-08-2012 08:57 PM

Water is in the Tank. Pictures to come later tonight.

gringostar9 09-09-2012 05:18 PM

Coming together slowly.

tetra10 09-09-2012 05:25 PM

maybe move the lamp tot the back of the tank and remove background? good start though!

gringostar9 09-09-2012 06:28 PM

Lamp it temporary. Going to buy a LED light soon.

jmowbray 09-11-2012 03:58 PM

Finnex sells some nice clip on lights

gringostar9 09-12-2012 04:49 PM

Sorry again for the crap pictures. Getting a nice camera soon.

Added some Fish


3 Harlequin Rasbora


MABJ 09-13-2012 05:32 PM

Not to harp on tank sizes and such, but harlequins are more suited for 20 gallon tanks. They like large schools and long tanks.

I love your tank though. I've wanted an EBI for a while. I love fluval products.

From MABJ's iPhone
2G Fluval Spec ~ fauna and flora in the works!

vnghost 09-21-2012 11:07 PM

similar equipment in my fluval flora. also growing hc, and have 3 harlequins. maybe we can help each other if problems arise.

gringostar9 02-07-2013 07:09 PM

Glosso did not make it. Looking to replace it with some other carpeting plant or moss. Added some tiger lotus and a crypt (can anyone identify it). Also took out the betta and added some Barbs and tetras. Also added 2 Zebra Nerita Snails.
Give me some tips on what you would do, and let me know what you think of the tank.
Thanks Mike.

Green_Flash 02-07-2013 09:44 PM

Nice, betta and I like the tree stump.

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