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Old 03-09-2011, 02:39 AM   #1
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"The Commune" (110g High) 56k! (updated 4/4!!!)


Let me start off by saying that this is my first planted aquarium and my first serious aquarium. So with that being said here are some pictures, I will post about all the fish and plants soon, just kinda busy. enjoy!

The Tank:

as of 3/24/2011

as of 4/4/2011


Double Red Apisto:


White Cloud:


SAE:


Peacock Eel:


Otocinclus:


Kribensis pair:


Just a cool picture of some algae pearling:


New moss (expiriment with terrestrial moss) :


Tell me what you think, sorry for the greenish light (crappy bulbs) the bulbs will be replaced soon followed by more/new pics.

Flora:
Hygro polysperma
Crypt wenditii "brown"
Aponogetons ulvaceus
Italian Val
Dwarf hairgrass
Microsword
Hygro compact
Java fern
unknown crypt
Rotala wallichii
Rotala Indica
Red tiger lotus

Fauna:
40x White cloud mountain minnows
2x otocinclus
2x kribensis (mating pair)
2x SAE
1x Double red cockatoo cichlid
1x bushy nose pleco
1x peacock eel

Not done adding flora or fauna. Will post a update soon!

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Old 03-09-2011, 02:49 AM   #2
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I like it! What kind of substrate are you using?
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Old 03-09-2011, 02:54 AM   #3
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I am using some top soil I got from walmart forget the exact name, something local. Anyways and that is capped with some sand called Lane Mt. Silica sand. Its awesome and it is 98% silica $7 for 100lbs at the Home depot in Seattle. (for some reason its only sold at that one.)

ps. pm me if you want to know some more as to the sand and that Home depot as i see you are from Seattle^
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Old 03-09-2011, 03:30 AM   #4
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Sweet! How long is the peacock eel?
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looks great. how long has it been going?
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Old 03-09-2011, 03:42 AM   #6
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Won't that eel eat the fish and tear up plants?
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Old 03-09-2011, 03:42 AM   #7
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Won't that eel eat the fish and tear up plants?
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Sweet! How long is the peacock eel?
He is around 8" if you look at the tank pick you can see him hiding in the left corner by the overflow, my eel doesn't burrow he just hides ammong the plants and only eats bloodworms and is very friendly, guess i got lucky with my eels temperament

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looks great. how long has it been going?
its been going about 5 months but had a rough 2 month cycle before I added any plants/fish.

Thanks for all the compliments guys

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Old 03-09-2011, 04:08 AM   #8
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Your tank looks great and I love that shot of the kribs
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Old 03-09-2011, 04:10 AM   #9
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Your tank looks great and I love that shot of the kribs
I love the kribs too they are only 1" and 1.5" long. I can't wait to see the color when they are full grown
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Old 03-09-2011, 04:36 AM   #10
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I can't believe I am going to say this, but I think that Peacock Eel is one of the cutest fish I've ever seen.
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:55 AM   #11
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Totally live the peacock eel.thinking of adding a rope eel to my tank soon

That large piece of wood freaked me out when I got to the picture.looked 3d and thought it was going to hit me lol love the kribs as well
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:30 AM   #12
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I can't seem to figure out what type of moss I want in this scape... hmmmm... Suggestions?
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Old 03-09-2011, 10:25 AM   #13
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Nice tank. Suggestion on the moss I would go with xmas I have that in the same exact tank and its been doing good for me. Keep up the good work.
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Nice tank, that big piece of driftwood give it a real natural feel like I'm looking at the bottom of a riverbed or lake. Once you get your bulbs I bet its going to look real nice. I had two of the peacock eels a few years ago and like yours they didn't really bother any of the fish. They are jumpers though and found a way out of my 75 even with the all glass tops. Came home from work one day and found them on the floor.
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:23 AM   #15
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added some rotala indica today and a double red cockatoo cichlid, will post some pics soon (or at least as soon as i can find my camera charger)
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