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Old 04-25-2013, 05:21 AM   #1
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Old 04-25-2013, 05:16 PM   #2
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Your tank is looking good!

If you don't want to pay that much for DW, maybe consider buying some off craigslist or something similar.

I just went to CL, went to the Scranton area section and searched for driftwood. There is an add for various large and small pieces of driftwood for around $20 in the Clifford area. Yes, you will most likely have to soak it, and either bleach or boil it, but its an alternate solution!
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Old 05-02-2013, 02:22 AM   #3
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Thanks Agua. The growth took off for the 1st couple of weeks and now seems to have stalled. No biggie though. I have a tiny bit of a hair algea problem but I think the liquid Co2 is holding it at bay. Next step better Co2. As far as the DW goes I may just suck it up and order some from Amazon or that online auction place. It depends on how much the Co2 costs me.
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Old 05-02-2013, 02:33 AM   #4
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It's looking real good.
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Old 06-20-2013, 05:56 AM   #10
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your rotala red looks great. how do you keep the color up. mines turned greenish. are you dosing ferts?
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:10 AM   #11
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Me like.
Great blend of colors and plants look too healty. Love the loaches to. Sweet scape!

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Old 06-20-2013, 06:57 AM   #12
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those 3 fish are loaches? they look a bit like siamese algae eaters but not. what exactly are they?
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:29 AM   #13
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I use this dosing plan by Wolfen
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...ad.php?t=21944
I also add 5ml of API Leaf Zone once a week. Im not sure it is needed but I haven't seen any negative effects yet.
Those fish are dwarf zebra loaches. I love them. I need to add more

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