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Old 06-14-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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38gal. Tetrasforest.Update and new pic 9/02/2011.


I just totaly redid this tank about 3 weeks ago. Please tell me what you think.

Equipment.
38gal. Tank.
Rena xp2 canister filter.
Marineland 300watt Heater.
Deep Blue T5HO 2 x 39watt 36" 10k & 5K.

Substrate.
80lbs of Eco Complete.

Fertz.
Seachem Liquid Fertz. 4 x Per week
Flourish Excell everyday.

Hard scape.
Driftwood.

Plants.
Water Sprite.
Giant Hairgrass.
Rotala Rotundifolia.
Pennywort.
Purple Cabomba.
Dwarf Lily.
Bronze Crypt Wendtii.
Crypt Wendtii Florida Sunset.
Dwarf Sagitaria.

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Old 06-14-2011, 08:19 PM   #2
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looks good! i love the giant hairgrass
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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This looks awesome.. I really like how the upstretched wood complements the background plants.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:17 PM   #4
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Mann! I wish I was a fish sometimes! Great tank
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Old 06-15-2011, 01:35 AM   #5
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Thanks for the complements everyone. This is one of my favorite tanks that I have ever done. This is the first time I have ever used a really branchy piece of driftwood in an aquascape.
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Old 06-20-2011, 09:00 PM   #6
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WOW that looks great! The driftwood rocks.
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:35 AM   #7
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Thank you.
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:22 PM   #8
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Looks good! Have you joined us yet at scaquariasociety.com?
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Wow - it looks great!
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Old 06-22-2011, 03:03 AM   #10
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Great looking tank, so very green, its grown in so well after 3 weeks.
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Old 06-22-2011, 03:29 AM   #11
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Looks good! Have you joined us yet at scaquariasociety.com?
Thanks, No I have not joined yet but I keep meaning to. I will have to get busy and do so. LOL.

Thanks everyone else for the kind words.
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:26 PM   #12
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Update.
I Changed some of the plants and alot of stuff has really grown in. I am waiting for some of my newest additions to grow a little bit but here is what I did. Please let me know what you think.

Plants.
Water Sprite
Narrow leag Ludwigia
Jungle vals & Italian vals mixed
Pennywort
Hygrophilia Corymbosa Angustifolia
Hygrophilia Pinnatifida
Bronze Crypt Wendtii
Alternanthera Reineckii
Dwarf Sagitaria

Here is the new pic 9/02/2011.
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:36 PM   #13
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That's a very nice setup.
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Old 09-03-2011, 12:08 AM   #14
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Excellent looking tank, well done
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:48 PM   #15
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Thanks.
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