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Old 10-03-2012, 09:59 PM   #1
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Default Elysium (56k) - Updated 10/16

So begins this tale of an inexperienced aquascaper. The journey long since started (6 months until all plants arrived), I turn us to the horizon. A whole world awaits.

Latest full tank image updated 10/5

Latest Update updated 10/16
Algae phase, cleanup crew added


Current Equipment
updated 10/16
Tank: ADA 60-P
Lighting: Archaea T5 with light stand
Stand: DIY basic stand
CO2: Pressurized, Archaea solenoid, ADA bubble counter, ADA check valve, Archaea diffuser
Filter: Eheim 2213 (cycled for 3 months), Doaqua! Violet Glass In/Out pipes
Sensor: Seneye

Fertilizers (proposed, not starting for 6 months, 10/3)
macro (3 times a week)
3/16 tsp KNO3
1/16 tsp KH2PO4
1/2 tsp MgSO4
micro (2 times a week)
1/16 tsp CSM+B

CO2 Distribution
2 bubbles per second

ADA New Amazonia Aquasoil Normal & Powder, Penac P, Penac W, Tourmaline BC, Power Sand S, Bacter 100, Clear Super

4 Manten stones

Current Fauna updated 10/16
2 Otocinclus sp.
3 Crossocheilus oblongus
2 Caridina cf. cantonensis

Current Flora updated 10/3
Bucephalandra. sp. Miranda
Bucephalandra. sp. Marie
Bucephalandra. sp. Juliet
Bucephalandra. sp. Brownie Purple
Bucephalandra. sp. Metallica
Bucephalandra. sp. Narcissus 3
Bucephalandra. sp. Silver Powder
Bucephalandra. sp. Theia 2
Bucephalandra. sp. Narcissus 2
Bucephalandra. sp. Narcissus 1
Bucephalandra. sp. Biblis
Bucephalandra. sp. Red Stem
Bucephalandra. sp. Cypris
Bucephalandra. sp. Solid Blue
Bucephalandra. sp. Tricolor
Bucephalandra. sp. V3
Bucephalandra. sp. Swamp
Bucephalandra. sp. Brownie Blue
Bucephalandra. sp. Theia 9
Bucephalandra. sp. Sanggau
Bucephalandra. sp. Super Blue
Bucephalandra. sp. Sanggau 3
Bucephalandra. sp. Blue Gaia
Bucephalandra. sp. Red Gaia
Bucephalandra. sp. Chimaera
Bucephalandra. sp. Gigant Wavy Leaf

Future updated 10/16
ADA AQUASKY 601 (on order)
Sundadanio axelrodi (Neon Turquoise Rasbora)
Bucephalandra. sp. Brownie Ghost (holding tank)
Bucephalandra. sp. Sekadau (holding tank)
Bucephalandra. sp. Velvet 4 (holding tank)
Bucephalandra. sp. Bisai (holding tank)

Journal Quicks updated 10/5
10/3: Started Journal need help with ID of very tiny Buchephalandra/plant?
10/4: Started soaking chip for Seneye, installing software, daily water change, ADA shipment!
10/5: First 3D image added (sorry for the glare/quick shot)
10/16: Algae crew added

Schedule updated 10/4
Sun: Drain tank 30%, refill with RO

Last edited by iscerus; 10-17-2012 at 02:28 AM.. Reason: Update 10/5
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