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Old 01-08-2013, 02:44 PM   #9
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Thank you everyone. I still have some excel left, but the gallon of Metricide 14 is arriving via FedEx today. I'm still shocked how much my plants have grown!!!! Every day I see several new swards popping up!!!

I'm using Flourish Complete weekly, is this good? Should I do more? Something better? Trying to do low tech cheap. :-)

Also instead of having the lights on 8 hours straight per day, I change to 4 hours on, and then 2 off, then 4 on, then off all night.
46 Bow Front Planted
Eheim 2217 & 2236, 2-39wt T5 bulbs (10,000), 75-78*
Amazon sword, red lotus, Christmas moss, and crypt lutea, Wisteria, Crypt Wendtii, Water Sprite.

12 pristella tetras, 23 cardinal tetra, 8 amano shirmp, 2 bamboo/flower shrimp, 1 mystery snail, 2 nerite snails, several assassin snails and cherry shrimp.
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