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Old 11-25-2012, 12:25 AM   #1
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my 20L big driftwood tank


So I've recently acquired a 20L tank and went hiking looking for some rocks to scape it with. I think I found some nice rocks and on my way out, found what I thought was an extremely nice piece of driftwood that'll fit perfectly in my tank.

Plans:
Filtration:
Eheim 2215

Lighting:
Stock hood with 30" T8 - 20W

Substrate:
Eco-complete with root-tabs

Flora:
Fissidens on some SS mesh in front or attached to driftwood
Mini-xmas moss attached to driftwood
Taiwan moss attached to rocks
Rotala colorata along the back and back right
Anubias nana petite front right
Java fern or crypts in the back left

Fauna:
Neos of some kind
Otos
Maybe some CPDs?

Link to FTS (using company laptop so couldn't put it into the post): http://img607.imageshack.us/img607/3826/20luk.jpg

What do you guys think of the driftwood? too big? I was thinking of knocking off that branch on the right and will probably need to shorten it again once I add substrate in.

Lighting should be sufficient for the plants right? I'd prefer a low-tech tank.

Thanks for looking!

I'll be posting more updates when I get the filter and substrate so I can really start up the tank.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:22 AM   #2
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That's a good start.

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Old 11-25-2012, 01:24 AM   #3
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Nice wood and rock hardscape.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:30 AM   #4
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Thanks for putting it in Neatfish.

Any comments on planned plants? And if there's sufficient lighting?
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I would do a carpet maybe some DHG?
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:36 AM   #6
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Definitely like that scape!
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:40 AM   #7
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I would do a carpet maybe some DHG?
I was thinking of that or Brazilian micro sword, but worried about both of them becoming "weeds" or possibly growing too long because my light be insufficient (~1Wpg)
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That will look nice too. Maybe upgrade your light later on.
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