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Minja 01-10-2013 04:14 PM

Chi 5 Gallon. So now what?
 
So to all the gurus. What now?
Equipment.
Lighting 5 watt Led 6500k Desk lamp.
Eco Complete
Excel
Either EI or Flourish doing.
Decoration
Dwarf Hair Grass
Rocks from the river.

http://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/pi/mp/8145...69b28d77880ae2

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...ps25088617.jpg
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...ps5963aec3.jpg
Side
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...psdb8a8f1a.jpg
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...ps27b6bd42.jpg
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...psa1abb3ca.jpg
What could I do to improve it? Today will be day 2.

acitydweller 01-10-2013 04:24 PM

nice scape. let it grow out and monitor its progress over the next several weeks.

Have you given much thought to other livestock after the tank is filled?

Minja 01-10-2013 05:25 PM

a few rasboras. maybe shrimp.

skindy 01-10-2013 07:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Minja (Post 2202602)
a few rasboras. maybe shrimp.

Excel is toxic to shrimp if you overdo it so I would be careful. Personally, I would stop dosing after you get them in although there are some other hobbyists who dose small amounts every few days with no problems. I just wouldn't risk it :P

Nice start, I can't wait to see how the hairgrass grows in!

Minja 01-10-2013 09:49 PM

Dry start by the way.

aznartist34 01-11-2013 08:25 AM

I would dry start until the grass grows in thick. Where did you get the light btw?

Minja 01-11-2013 11:22 AM

Costco. About 19 bux.


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