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Old 03-22-2004, 07:27 AM   #1
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3ft setup (about 48G) rescape


3ft setup on 05 march 2004.

hydor prime 20 external canister filter
filter wool (coarse and fine with biohome in between)
surface skimmer
2fans ~ temp 27-28 during lights on (maybe add another fan to bring down temp further)
base fert with normal 2-3 mm gravel on top.
root tabs inserted all over for added fert as base fert added was on the low side.
ph 6.5-6.8 kh 4
122 watts (PL) 10 hrs
co2 cylinder type using internal reactor 2-3 bps (soleniod)
just started liquid fert dosing today using easylife pro-fito (weekly dose)

the lotus leaves has holes due to mishandling during transfer from a 2ft planted that i tore down.

fishes:
40+ cardinals
20 rummy nose
6 rainbow fish
8 gobies
50+ shrimps
2 rams
10 badi badis
10 guppies
8 otos
4 cories
4 pencil fishes


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Old 03-22-2004, 07:36 AM   #2
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I can't load the picture..
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Old 03-22-2004, 07:49 AM   #3
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can see the photo now?

if not, try this link

http://www.petfrd.com/forum/showthre...;threadid=6626
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Old 03-22-2004, 11:51 PM   #4
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Edit your original post by deleting the ".orig.jpg" portion of the image URL, and your picture should show up fine.
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Elimmel, what kind of apisto is in your avatar? is that picture modified?
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Old 03-23-2004, 04:59 AM   #6
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looks great, wish mine had same flair, oh well back to the drawing board.

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Old 03-24-2004, 01:15 AM   #7
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Finally got the pic to work by cutting and pasting the link from your first post.

Tank looks great. I like the front left, is that a group of small swords? And is that moss growing up the wood in the middle?

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Old 03-30-2004, 07:02 AM   #8
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hi Tony

i'm not really sure about the name of that plant.
all i did was go to an aquaplant farm and pick out those that caught my eye. can't really remember names but i did try to make sure whether the plants i got were suitable for foreground, mid ground or background.

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Old 08-10-2004, 03:17 AM   #9
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hi, did a rescape last month.
got really frustrated with the maintenance required for the stem plants (not to mention the bba).
and since this tank is not at my place (in-laws), thought i'll try my hand at doing a low-maintenance setup.

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