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Old 04-01-2013, 05:20 AM   #121
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I've had a couple questions about some plants so made this diagram from my last full tank shot.

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Old 04-03-2013, 12:08 AM   #122
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Thanks for posting this - I've been following your thread for some time now and it's an inspiration for my own 125G in progress: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=290506

Keep the updates rolling!
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:25 AM   #123
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Thanks for posting this - I've been following your thread for some time now and it's an inspiration for my own 125G in progress: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=290506

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That's awesome that I could inspire you!

I plan on doing a trim this weekend if I get time and I'll post some new pictures. I have to paint the new nursery first and do some other things around the house that take priority though.

I raised the temperature back to 78F and the fish seem happier and more active.

I also reduced the CO2 slightly because some of the oto's weren't happy. It's weird some seemed perfectly normal and some were hanging out at the top of the tank on the wood. I'm still trying to dial it but I'm around 6.7-6.8 pH at the moment which would put be around 25-30 ppm.
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Old 04-03-2013, 01:17 AM   #124
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They know where the food is



A few pictures of my Apisto's



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Old 04-03-2013, 02:06 AM   #125
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Beautiful! Love the otos, too.
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:40 PM   #126
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Quick cell phone picture before I trim tonight

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Old 04-06-2013, 05:00 AM   #127
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Well I went crazy......I took out all the rocks and moved a bunch of plants around and chopped pretty much everything. I'll get a picture Sunday or Monday (Wife took the camera out of town).
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:02 PM   #128
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Oh man can't wait to see the updated picture!

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Old 04-07-2013, 10:25 PM   #129
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I'll see if I can get one tonight but she won't be home until the earliest 8pm. Then I have to unpack her car and Game of Thrones is on.

I like the the new layout but want to get rid of the Blyxa for a couple plants I listed in the WTB forum.
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:31 AM   #130
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Here it is, really needs to grow in for a couple weeks....Let me hear your comments/feedback on the newish scape.



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Before Trim

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Old 04-08-2013, 04:46 AM   #131
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loving the tank!
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:53 AM   #132
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loving the tank!
Thanks, do you like the new layout or old better?
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definitely the new, the movement of the lobelia cardinalis breaks up/blends the colors pefectly I believe
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:32 PM   #134
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definitely the new, the movement of the lobelia cardinalis breaks up/blends the colors pefectly I believe
Ha, the lobelia is what I least like about the new scape. I think it either needs to be 1-2 plants rows smaller or 1-2 plant rows longer (leaning towards longer and moving the amania seng back a touch). I love the actual plant and how it grows though.

I'm trying to get a couple new plants and my tentative plan is to remove the Blyxa and move the Lobelia a bit when this happens...if I can ever find them
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:19 PM   #135
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I really appreciate the pic you popsted with the plants names, helps me a lot as I build mine out
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