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Old 04-03-2015, 05:25 AM   #1
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Rep's Semi-Dirted 20L


Hi all. Resetting up my 20L, trying first dirted tank. There is about 1/2 inch of dirt under the mounds. Capped with some gravel to hopefully keep the mounds formed, then about 1 inch of sand. Using Aqueon led with two strips, heater, and C2 hob. No planed fert or CO2 but will have to see. Some of the plants didn't have the best roots so leaving the filter off for a week or two.

Plants: Green Jungle Val, Echinodorus 'Red Flame', Cryptocoryne Becketii, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Anubias barteri, and Anubias congensis

Animals: Transferring 15 fundulopanchax gardneri mamfensis basua from another tank and some nertie snails.
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Old 04-04-2015, 11:13 PM   #2
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Great Start

What is supporting your light over the tank?
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Old 04-06-2015, 12:23 AM   #3
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Thanks. It is a Aqueon Modular led with two white strips in it. Looks fairly bright. According to the info I found for the light it should be 10 watts and 27 par at 12 inches. Have the timer set for 8 hours on so hopefully it should not grow too much algae. It's just sitting on the stock legs that came with the fixture.

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Old 04-16-2015, 02:55 AM   #4
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2 week-ish update. Water was clearer but I was playing in it yesterday. Transferred over 21 fundulopanchax gardneri mamfensis basua which is more than I thought I had. Found a lone male rivulus agilae while I was shutting down another tank. Also have 4 nertie and 2 rabbit snails in for algae control. Little worried it is over stocked.
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