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Gundy 11-15-2007 11:05 PM

20L Planet Green!
Seen everyones pictures on here and decided to put mine up, I don't have near the artistic touch with photos as some of the people here but oh well. My tank is alot smaller to, I use DIY co2 diffused through a limewood airstone which works great. I've also got a coralife 2x6700k 18W T5 fixture, 6500k 15W Fixture, and a 20W 6700k fixture. Flourite as my substrate, and currently I have just been housing 4 ADF, about 10-15 ghost shrimp, and two different species of dwarf cichlids ( baenschi, cacatuoides triple red). Each male has 2 females. And 4 oto cats. So a total of 10 fish. Anyways, I was attempting to try the whole planted tank thing and if it went well I was going to setup a 55gal I have sitting in my garage... which now I am going to start rounding up supplies for!

Front View
Right Side
Left Side
Banana Lily
Artistic Touch!
Triple Red

Gundy 11-15-2007 11:06 PM

The wisteria has just taken off, I love that plant.

I forgot to mention the tank is only 1 month old, this is what it looked like in the beginning:

mpodolan 11-15-2007 11:08 PM

Looks like some pretty nice growth. Are you dosing ferts?

Gundy 11-15-2007 11:25 PM

Oh yes I forgot, I am using the SeaChem line of liquid fertilizers. Following the schedule they have on their website.

Gundy 12-08-2007 05:13 AM

Update - 12/06/07

Rearranged some plants, ditched the microsword and carpeted java moss.

jaidexl 12-08-2007 10:59 AM

Nice growth, looks like it's time to lug in the 55 :icon_bigg

Gundy 12-09-2007 06:30 AM

I would like to, but right now I am having some algae issues.. So until I can scrap the algae out of my 20L I won't be setting up the 55.

Riley 12-09-2007 03:06 PM

Nice tank! You seem to be like me, do one tank at a time, get that one balanced and move to the next one. I am about to do my third! Good luck!

jaidexl 12-09-2007 10:41 PM

That's how I eat food off my plate. :D or else I just mix everything up :eek:

MarkTheShark 12-09-2007 10:54 PM


Originally Posted by jaidexl (Post 496156)
That's how I eat food off my plate. :D or else I just mix everything up :eek:

LMAO!! :red_mouth :red_mouth Now I am hungry! Time for dinner :icon_mrgr

MarkTheShark 12-09-2007 10:55 PM

Nice tank.. I can't wait to start my 20g Long, I just need a some light :D

Gundy 12-19-2007 05:42 PM

Well after the blackout here thanks for the wonderful Ice Storm, I decided to replant everything as I couldn't find some of my dead fish and didn't want them just rotting behind a wall of plants.

Pulled everything and gave it all a good cleaning, and decided to just try a new scape. Not much, but I wanted something new - will see how this turns out.

fishscale 12-19-2007 09:07 PM

That sucks man...did you ever have aggression issues with the apistos?

rasetsu 12-19-2007 10:36 PM

Lovin' the new arrangement.

Gundy 12-19-2007 11:14 PM


Originally Posted by fishscale (Post 500458)
That sucks man...did you ever have aggression issues with the apistos?

Not really, the male and female just got really guarded when they had fry. Other then that they were fine.

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