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Old 10-05-2013, 02:02 PM   #1
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Dutch-ish reprise


Hello planted tanks fans,

Back in Feb this year I started a 30gal build. This and another forum were a huge help. The tank is pretty much filled in now, but I thought i I'd share the details and some pics here. Probably should have started a thread here at TPT at the beginning, but better late then never.

I'll start with the specs and I'll post progression pics shortly (gotta fish them out of my hard drive first).

Flora
Altelanthera reinekii mini
Rotala sp green
Rotala h'ra

Rotala colarata
Dwarf hair grass
Ludwigia arcuata
US fissidens
Flame moss
Staurogyne repens
Rotala macrandra
Pogostemon helferi
Hydroctyle Japan

Forna
Black neon tetras
CDP
Otocinclus
Redline rasboras
RCS

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60x45x45 CADE Opti-clear Tank, stand, poles,
ADA Amozonia II soil
ADA Nile Sand
Sera 500 reactor
Dupla reg Armature Pro, Dupla magnetic valve, Dupla cylinder 1.5kg and bubble counter
Fluval 406
Vortech mp10
ATI Power module fixture 4x 24w (2x Giesemann midday, 1x KZ fiji purple, 1x Giesemann aquaflora)
Borneo Wild 17mm intake and outtake
Hydor 200w inline heater

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Old 10-05-2013, 02:48 PM   #2
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:12 PM   #3
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my eyes!!!
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I'm confused, "Dutch"? What's up with the huge driftwood log?
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I'm confused, "Dutch"? What's up with the huge driftwood log?
that's where the 'ish' comes in!
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Old 10-06-2013, 12:34 AM   #6
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and a few days ago:

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Old 10-06-2013, 12:40 AM   #7
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wow I love it, it's beautiful.
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Old 10-06-2013, 12:53 AM   #8
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Spectacular!


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wow! that is stunning
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:16 AM   #10
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Thank you very much

As you can see, it's been quite a transformation. Just look how much dwarf hg I started with (second photo).
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Crazy relaxing and calming. Fantastic


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Which one out of that list is the small red plants up front?
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Which one out of that list is the small red plants up front?
Altelanthera reinekii mini
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Old 10-06-2013, 03:20 AM   #14
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Well Done!!!
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Old 10-06-2013, 04:38 AM   #15
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Amazing tank!
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