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Old 08-15-2011, 09:16 AM   #1
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My 20 gallon tank.




Will this be too much plants in the future for a 20 gallon once they start to grow in?
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Old 08-15-2011, 01:39 PM   #2
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too much plants??? bah!
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Old 08-17-2011, 08:12 PM   #3
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too much plants??? bah!
hahahaha! Exactly what I was thinking! Tank looks great Patriot! Your large anubias are quite impressive. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 08-17-2011, 09:06 PM   #4
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awesome looking tank.
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Old 08-17-2011, 09:20 PM   #5
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Thank you for the compliments, since the tank is so new im waiting for the plants to establish themselves so the algae will be pushed out. I read that plants will battle algae for nutrients which i hope is true. I'm also waiting for the plants to attached themselves to the driftwood.
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Old 08-17-2011, 09:27 PM   #6
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If you want to really combat algea get a few ottos and make sure your nitrates dont build.
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Old 08-18-2011, 12:45 PM   #7
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I might have to do that. Im pretty sure they don't get very big do they?
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:36 PM   #8
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No they are tiny little buggers. About the size of a full grown neon terta. Maybe slightly longer.
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:38 PM   #9
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There is no such thing as too much plants, in my opinion.
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:43 PM   #10
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looks like im going to go buy some after work then. how long does it usually take for plants to roots into the driftwood?
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Old 08-19-2011, 12:55 PM   #11
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looks like im going to go buy some after work then. how long does it usually take for plants to roots into the driftwood?
My anubias took about 3-4 months to root into my Malaysian driftwood
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:58 PM   #12
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depends.. on the conditions. my anubias when i had then did it in 3 weeks.. but every tank is different
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Old 08-20-2011, 03:12 AM   #13
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Awesome tank, i really like your anubias
Do you have an fauna in the tank ? I can't seem to find any unless they're all hiding. and if not, what do you plan to stock it with ?
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Old 08-20-2011, 10:44 AM   #14
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I have 10 tetras, 5 ottos, and five Amano Shrimp (6 total counting one already in tank) waiting to be added as I type this. I want to take it slow and not rush anything. What are some other fish that can be added that won't be crowded?
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Beautiful tank. What is the green one with the short, pointed leaves, behind the drift wood, in the middle?
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