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kcoscia 01-02-2014 03:46 PM

My 10g revamped!
I made some major changes to my original 10g so I figured it is now time to start a new thread!

10g basic tank
Finnex Planted + 20"
ZooMed 501 Turtle Clean
Petco heater set to hold 76 degrees

Wisteria, corkscrew val, crypt beckettii (when it decides to come back from its melt) hygrophila polysperma, needle leaf java fern, anubias, frogbit, duckweed, dwarf water lettuce

Fauna: 2 platies, one zebra nerite (will work up to 6 platies)

TECKSPEED 01-02-2014 04:01 PM

Where did you find a fugeray plus twenty inch I've been looking all over for one can't find one...

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kcoscia 01-02-2014 04:15 PM

but it looks like they ran out :( i'm sure they will restock them

kcoscia 01-04-2014 03:30 PM

added 1/4 tsp of baking soda (sodium bicarb. 100%) to raise kH to 2-3 pH to 7.2

(1.5 hours later: fish are much more active, eating fungus off of the driftwood and swimming)

kcoscia 01-10-2014 09:21 PM

photo update!

Platies are doing well. I'm very happy with them. I plan on adding two more on Monday, working up to a total of six eventually.

kcoscia 01-12-2014 02:03 AM

Added a new platy and a horned nerite today! I wasn't planning on adding till Monday but I couldn't pass up this peppermint platy.

Here is an okay picture of the red wagtail. These guys are hard to catch. The blue mickey mouse hates the camera.

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Aqualady 01-12-2014 02:20 AM

Nice! Love the dw!

TECKSPEED 01-12-2014 03:19 AM

Put some moss on that drift wood!

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kcoscia 01-12-2014 03:44 AM

Thanks! I might. I'm never low on it because of my shrimp tank

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TECKSPEED 01-12-2014 04:08 AM

Just tie it on with fish line it will make that drift wood look awesome.

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kcoscia 01-12-2014 11:36 PM

FTS - added anacharis because I like its properties too much to pass up. wisteria is growing well.

for you techspeed:

some peacock moss

TECKSPEED 01-12-2014 11:40 PM

Sweet let it grow out!

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kcoscia 01-19-2014 05:58 PM

Bought my last two platies to complete the 10g stock!


5 male platies (panda, mickey mouse blue, painted, peppermint, red wagtail) and 2 nerite snails (zebra and horned)

TECKSPEED 01-20-2014 03:57 PM

Any Update on this?

kcoscia 01-20-2014 04:46 PM

I've got an updated picture :D

crypts are slowly coming back to life and I'm seeing some good growth in the wisteria and the ludwigia repens arcuata

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