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Old 06-27-2011, 10:35 AM   #1
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My First Planted tank (Upgraded to a 26s!, More Pics on last page)


Hows it going every one this is my first planted aquarium and i thought it would be a good idea to track my tanks growth. at least i hope it grows... anyways here's my set up.

~10g tank
~Fluval C3 Power Filter
~3 Amazon swords
~4 small anubias (im not sure what type)
i dont have any fish yet but im thinking about putting in

~5 flame tetras
~3 otos
~1 dwarf gouramil

well that's it ill add some pics so u guys can check it out
let me know if there's anything i can do to improve my tank and thanks for taking the time to check it out
p.s im also using excel
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My plants are growing!!!!!!!!!!

Im thinking about doing some relandscaping ill keep u guys updated

New Tank!!!!!!!!!!!(Most recent Pic)
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New tank specs:
~Coralife T5NO: 36" fixture
~DIY Paintball Co2
~Tank Is: 36" long, 17" high, 10" thick, 26 Gallons
~Filter: Fluval C3
~Dosing N,P,K with the pfertz line

Fish:
~5 Flame tetras
~2 Ottos
~3 Dwarf Neon Rainbows
~1 German Ram
~1 Golden Ram
~5 Galaxy Rasbora
~3 Adult Guppys
~10 Fry guppys

Shrimp:
~1 Cherry
~1 Tiger
~1 Amano (I Think..)

New Plants:
~Red Ludwigia
~Amazon Sword
~Anubias
~HC.. will I tried
~Banana Plant
~ java moss
~ water wisteria
~ Limnophila Sessilfloria
~ Hygrophila Kompakt
~Tropica 049
~Glosso

Thanks for taking the time to check out my new tank and let me know if theres anything i could change to improve it =)

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Old 06-27-2011, 11:11 AM   #2
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I would bunch the anubias up near or tied onto the driftwood.

Good start.
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:16 AM   #3
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I like it, just make sure the anubias isn't planted over the rhizome or it will die.it looks like anubias petite to me.
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Old 06-28-2011, 12:44 AM   #4
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Just finshed doing some relandscaping before i put my fish in. I used a smaller piece of drift wood so my fish would have more space.
let me know what u guys think!
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i also picked up a new Jager water heater!
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:09 AM   #5
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looks good, just make sure the rhizome of the anubis aren't buried!
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:18 AM   #6
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I liked it more before, sorry
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:16 AM   #7
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I really think it looks better now, actually.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:30 AM   #8
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Very pretty! i like the updated better
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:21 AM   #9
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haha thanks guys/girls but ya i just added 2 orange von rio tetras and 2 ottos every thing seems to be ok so far... i hope it stays that way
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Old 07-01-2011, 11:08 AM   #10
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Update:
Just added a few more plants check it out! And has any one had any luck growing baby tears. i got some from a LFS that was allready on a peace of lava rock, and im wondering if u think ill be ok? im using excel and have 3 watts per gallon in my 10g.

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any advice is greatly appreciated

Edit: And oh ya! i got a neon blue dwarf gourami! hes pretty cool to watch

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Old 08-22-2011, 11:36 AM   #11
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here's an updated pic of my tank:
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:28 PM   #12
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Looking good!
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:29 AM   #13
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heres another pic!!! not sure what i should do with the tank u guys recomond any changes? oh ya and btw i added co2 and im dosing macros with the pfertz line seems to be working will!!!
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:30 AM   #14
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Looking good!
Thanks!!!
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:49 PM   #15
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It looks to be time for a serious trim to me. You have a very good jungle going there.
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