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Old 06-14-2011, 04:11 AM   #1
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First Planted Tank 55g



I have had fish for a while, then I found the true beauty of aquatic plants on this site.
I bought this tank and stand used on craigslist, got some of the scratches out and filled it with substrate and water. So I got some plants at the petsore, some swords and some flourish

Then I added co2 and raised my light


I just took out all the fake stuff and added some ludwigia


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Old 06-16-2011, 02:53 AM   #2
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Received plants I got through the swap&shop today


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Old 06-16-2011, 03:32 AM   #3
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Haha! I see my plants~~
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:38 AM   #4
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Good luck! It's addicting the ones in my journal are my first two and I'm already planning for more -.-
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:57 AM   #5
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thanks jkan
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:14 AM   #6
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6/20/11 got some rocks, sorry...camera phone
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Old 06-25-2011, 04:50 AM   #7
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I thiink I have my fert regime down. Really started to notice new growth tonight. Ill post a pic on Monday, maybe. Then possibly a new pic weekly
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Got something good going. Keep those pics coming as it grows!
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My computer broke, so everything has to be done on the Droid now. Let's see if it works.
Also... got some sae, what a fine investment those were at $1 each
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Old 07-11-2011, 04:50 PM   #10
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Old 07-29-2011, 02:32 PM   #11
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Old 08-10-2011, 06:27 PM   #12
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nice tank you have started.
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Hello Evan...

Your tank is beautiful! Very well done. I'm a real fan of 55 Gs. I have several. My tanks are very unconventional. I'm mostly into experimenting with plants and liquid ferts to see what grows in low light. Attached in a pic I took a few weeks ago of one of my "crazy" tanks.

Above all, have fun!

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Old 08-11-2011, 03:11 PM   #14
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8/11/11 its been about 5 months since my first amazon sword went in. A lot has changed and everything is looking pretty good...except the small infestation of bba on my nana. I might just have to get rid of it
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Old 08-21-2011, 02:31 AM   #15
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