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Old 07-04-2010, 04:07 PM   #61
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I think that the 2213 is a teenie bit too much flow, but I have a feeling that a 2211 wouldn't be enough. The problem is that there aren't any fish in the tank, so I haven't gotten to see what they look like swimming in that current.

And now...UPDATE!! Here are some pics I took yesterday. The bubbles are all CO2. I cranked it up and all the algae went away. I'm sooo happy. There are definitely some things I need to fix, but the HC is growing nicely and I love the two types of Staurogyne. The windelov fern kind of died on me, but the rhizomes are ok. It should grow back nicely. I think i need to take out the DHG on the left side. and the right side needs something different. the moss doesn't look good, and the Rotala 'goias' didn't do what I wanted it to. Anyway, please let me know what you think!




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Old 07-04-2010, 04:59 PM   #62
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I think Im gonna go with a Fluval 105 in mine with a spray bar.
BTW--not to cause alarm, but I think I see a snail in your tank
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Old 07-04-2010, 09:53 PM   #63
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haha, I had a snail explosion while I was on vacation!
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Old 08-11-2010, 06:40 PM   #64
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Well... there weren't any responses or comments after my last update, but here's another one anyway. I have a huge snail problem, and I plan on taking care of that starting today. I'm just gonna pick out every snail I can for a week or so. Then I'll throw in an assassin snail or two.







Still not sold on the right side. I definitely want to change it, but i'm not sure what to do with it. I'm open to suggestions! Also, I plan on putting some fish in here soon. Haven't decided what yet, though I think I'm leaning toward a pair of dwarf cichlids--either apistos or blue rams.
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Old 08-12-2010, 01:10 AM   #65
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I'm so sad. There were a couple of people that asked for an update, and this is the second update I've posted that nobody responded to. I really thought this was my best tank so far, too
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Old 08-12-2010, 01:23 AM   #66
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You came up with an awesome scape for this style tank. Plants really filled in nicely and the "bridge" with the "river" below looks sweet!
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Old 08-13-2010, 07:59 AM   #67
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Thanks! I will get better pics once the snails are taken care of. I'll take the pics at night this time, so that there aren't any reflections.
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Old 08-13-2010, 12:44 PM   #68
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Love it! I quite like the right side tbh, rock work looks good. Tank shape is very cool as well, long and shallow makes a good frame for the aquascape.
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Old 08-16-2010, 11:54 PM   #69
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Your tank is awesome, I love that piece of wood and the rocks on the right side, the tunnel... god I love it all. I can totally see some fish swimming through that canal/tunnel/bridge... whatever you want to call it.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:09 AM   #70
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this tank is beautiful and has so much potential. keep up the good work. interesting driftwood arch too. any plans for moss on the wood? Fissidens maybe?
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Old 08-17-2010, 03:04 AM   #71
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I love it! i think you need a background though!
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Old 09-20-2010, 01:37 AM   #72
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I just thought I'd give a little update on this one. I fixed the right side, thought I think I'm going to tweak it one last time. Also, the left will be due for a trim really soon. Oh! And here's the stocking for now:

Trio Apistogramma trifasciata
8 Celestial Pearl Danios (temporary)
10 Boraras brigittae

Pics!

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A lovely female apisto:

The super awesome male apisto:






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Old 09-20-2010, 01:42 AM   #73
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Beautiful tank. I like your Apisto too.
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:48 AM   #74
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Your tank looks great. The bridge is awsome, plants really have came along nicely from your first photos. Keep up the great work
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:56 AM   #75
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