The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - James' Regular old 10 gallon
View Single Post
Old 12-13-2012, 03:17 AM   #4
parrottbay
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
parrottbay's Avatar
 
PTrader: (16/100%)
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Jacksonville, NC
Posts: 523
Default Continuing on with my previous updates...

Specs

Tank: A regular 15$ aquarium 10 Gallon

Substrate: Flourite Dark capped with ADA Amazonian soil

Lighting: Oddysea 24" T5HO x4 with daylight bulbs Total of 72 Watts; On roughly 5 hours a day broke up every hour with two hours in-between.
Ferts: Started with Seachem Products but now using GLA green starter pack as of December 12, 2012.

C02: Milwaulkie Paintball System started December 12, 2012 but before used DIY yeast techniques...

Filtration: Started with the Aqueon 30 but now have the Ehiem 2215 for super circulation and the use of my ADA lily pipes .



Flora:

Hemianthus Callitrichoides

Regular Baby Tears

Rotala rotundifolia; green

Blyxa Aubertii

Java Moss

Christmas Moss

Rotala Indica

Dwarf Hair Grass bought from PetSmart

Giant Hair Grass; Elocharis Montevidensis

Sunset Hygro moved to the 36 gallon

Rotala sp 'H ra'

Fauna:

Started with:

One Ottos

Starting Colony of Cherry Shrimp

One Trilineatus Cory

Two Amano Algae eating Shrimp

Currently:

Four Ottos

0 shrimp

0 Cory

1 Betta

2 Neons


Click image for larger version

Name:	Sept 15, 2012 Day four... Let's grow dwarf hair grass.jpg
Views:	119
Size:	81.1 KB
ID:	58796
Sept 15, 2012 Day four... Let's grow dwarf hair grass; Also, at this point I had added Dwarf Hairgrass I had bought from Petsmart. The other plants look horrible, I know but I had nothing else to add at the time and didn't want to many nutrients to cause algae etc, so I just added them....
Click image for larger version

Name:	Before Rocks.jpg
Views:	97
Size:	93.0 KB
ID:	58797
Before my first attempt of rocks I had collected
Click image for larger version

Name:	After rocks, still looking for correct ones though.jpg
Views:	97
Size:	85.9 KB
ID:	58801
This was after the rocks but still was looking for better ones along with the plants :/
Click image for larger version

Name:	Day 19.jpg
Views:	103
Size:	107.4 KB
ID:	58804
Day 19
Click image for larger version

Name:	The layout of my 10 gallon... Thinking about rearranging it. With my incoming plants from Shawn .jpg
Views:	96
Size:	171.3 KB
ID:	58805
The layout with incoming plants; The new rocks that I finally found on the side of the road; boiled and prepped properly
Click image for larger version

Name:	My red Cherry Shrimp up close on java moss....jpg
Views:	97
Size:	75.2 KB
ID:	58806
One of the Shrimp on Java Moss up close and personal.
Click image for larger version

Name:	More babies.jpg
Views:	91
Size:	90.7 KB
ID:	58809
Pregnant Cherry Shrimp
Click image for larger version

Name:	Peppered Cory Cat.jpg
Views:	100
Size:	95.2 KB
ID:	58808
My one Trilineatus Cory
Click image for larger version

Name:	Oct 15. 45 days into the process with tiny baby tears added.jpg
Views:	97
Size:	127.2 KB
ID:	58810
Oct 15. 2012 45 days into the process with tiny baby tears added in the front left; only two little pieces though
Click image for larger version

Name:	October 27 2012, 57 Days into the process.jpg
Views:	91
Size:	84.3 KB
ID:	58811
October 27 2012, 57 Days into the process
Click image for larger version

Name:	New filter, hope it works without putting in to much oxygen.... Also almost time to do some trim.jpg
Views:	89
Size:	104.2 KB
ID:	58812
November 1st, 62 Days in...New filter, hope it works without putting in to much oxygen.... Also almost time to do some trimming!
Click image for larger version

Name:	November 9, 2012 before the trimming 71 days into process....jpg
Views:	92
Size:	134.0 KB
ID:	58813
November 9, 2012 before the trimming 71 days into process....
Click image for larger version

Name:	November 10, 2012 After trimming 72 days into process.jpg
Views:	89
Size:	117.2 KB
ID:	58814
November 10, 2012 After trimming 72 days into process
Click image for larger version

Name:	Top Veiw November 11, 2012.jpg
Views:	89
Size:	145.6 KB
ID:	58815
November 11, 2012 Top View
Click image for larger version

Name:	December 1, 2012.jpg
Views:	87
Size:	102.7 KB
ID:	58816
December 01, 2012

Last edited by parrottbay; 10-08-2013 at 04:38 AM.. Reason: Fixed name of Cory
parrottbay is offline   Reply With Quote