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Old 07-18-2013, 11:16 PM   #31
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what is the mister bottle for? gorgeous tank btw needs some more reds in there though
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:28 AM   #32
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dude this is nice!! where did the glosso go? and how is that moss tank done?
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:04 PM   #33
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Thanks!

All glosso is gone now, too much work..
Now it looks like this:









Dont mind the 'new' plants, they are stil in emerse form.

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pH	6.4
GH	8
KH	4
NO3	10
PO4	1
FE	0.5
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:12 PM   #34
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What a great looking tank! I hadn't seen your journal before and had fun watching it evolve. You have excellent growth, and I like the new foreground plant (looks like s. repens?).
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:17 PM   #35
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Forgot to answer your questions

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what is the mister bottle for?
The geen one is filled with water to clean the glass
The red one is filled with H2O2 to kill some BBA on the equipment.

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where did the glosso go? and how is that moss tank done?
Sold almost all the glosso.
Moss tank is done with moss balls (Cladophora).
Its hard to take a decent picture of it because the light is too low.
Ill try next time.

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new foreground plant
It supposed to be some lobelia sp. we'll see!
Hope it grows well so i can remove some staurogene. (front right)
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:38 AM   #36
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Had to let it grow out for a bit, because of time issues







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pH	6.4
GH	8
KH	4
NO3	10
PO4	1
FE	0.5
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:50 AM   #37
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Damn this is superb growth.
Give me your tank.
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Old 10-08-2014, 10:13 PM   #38
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Changed it up a bit

Went from this:


To this:


To this:


And now:


Cut the t5 light to 60% from now on its only low light happyness.
Its only a 2 day old tank so looks ok imo.
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Old 10-20-2014, 10:25 AM   #39
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New lighting schedule:


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pH	7.1
GH	8
KH	4
NO3	10ppm
PO4	1ppm
FE	0.5ppm
CO2     >12ppm






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Old 10-20-2014, 11:20 AM   #40
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Your tank has been through some amazing changes and they were all beautiful. What type of stones are in the last pic? Thanks!
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Old 10-20-2014, 11:43 AM   #41
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Your tank has been through some amazing changes and they were all beautiful. What type of stones are in the last pic? Thanks!
Thanks! This one will probably take a while to get started.
The stones are 'lava rock'.
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Old 10-20-2014, 04:27 PM   #42
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Love the contrast of colors! I really like the bright green of the plants against the color of the lava rock!
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Old Yesterday, 11:22 AM   #43
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So the tank after 20 days of replanting.
Not much has changed.
Havent touched it (yet), everything seems to be doing ok.

I already love the dimmed light approach, i just hope the tank stays healthy as the plant mass increases.


Even less light










Dropped the kH down from 4+ to 1.5.

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pH    6.5 
kH    1.5 
NO3    >10 
PO4    <1 
FE    0.25
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