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Old 02-10-2008, 01:23 AM   #1
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Rimless 10 Gallon - Zongtseng


I started this tank on April 22, 2007. I didn't think it was going to be a planted tank until I got my very first Java Fern. I started researching more and more plants and pretty soon I came up with this.

Tank:
10 gallon AGA 20 X 12 X 10

Equipment:
  • AquaClear 30 w/all media
  • 50 watt Marineland Stealth Heater
  • Turbo CO2 Bio-System w/diffusing pump
  • Standard incandescent hood that came with the tank
  • 2-40 watt CF (screw-in) 50/50 bulbs
Substrate:
  • Original Flourite and VERY LITTLE of the original gravel mixed in (from changing the gravel)
Plants:
  • Crypt Wendtii Green
  • Red Ozelot Sword
  • Amazon Sword
  • Rosette Sword
  • Tropica Sword
  • Pygmy Chain Sword
  • Java Fern
  • Windelov Fern
  • Rotala Rotundifolia?
  • Didiplis Diandra?
Fish: In my signature

This is 2/9/08 at approx. 10 am:


This is the tank right now when I changed the substrate to Flourite:
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Old 02-13-2008, 05:12 AM   #2
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Bump it's a great tank....

Here's the tank right now:


D. Diandra?


Hygropholia Polysperma:


Ludwiga Repens:


Attaching Windelov Fern to driftwood:
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Old 02-13-2008, 05:23 AM   #3
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Good job i like it
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Old 02-13-2008, 05:29 AM   #4
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good stuff
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Old 02-13-2008, 01:27 PM   #5
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looks nice, just needs a foreground and maybe a slightly more defined midground (depending on how much of a foreground you want).
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Old 03-01-2008, 06:44 PM   #6
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Here's an updated video of the tank: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDi_qUQlFwg
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Old 03-15-2008, 04:31 AM   #7
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Here's a full tank shot approximately March 4:
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Old 03-16-2008, 12:13 AM   #8
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Here's an RCS on macro:
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Old 03-20-2008, 03:28 AM   #9
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New plants courtesy of Wingsdlc

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Thats a very solid RCS you got there!
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Old 03-20-2008, 03:58 AM   #11
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Thats a very solid RCS you got there!
Thanks Not a bad pic for a point-and-shoot digital camera
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Old 03-20-2008, 06:08 PM   #12
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Very nice.

What do you think of the Turbo CO2 system? I was considering getting one for my tank.
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Old 03-24-2008, 03:36 AM   #13
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What do you think of the Turbo CO2 system? I was considering getting one for my tank.
It's a great CO2 system!!! Although in my experience, whenever you leave the venturi pump off for a couple of days, it gets a little clogged up and you have to rinse it out under the sink

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Old 03-26-2008, 03:14 AM   #14
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Bump I want some comments on easy-low light plants (that won't block out the light from other plants) that can cover up the heater and powerhead in the back left hand corner. Plus comments.
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some anacharis, or hornwort weighted down would work.

your tank is kinda disorganized. whats that plant in the front? its too tall and not carpeting. try making a moss carpet. and your ludwiga (its a ludwiga right? under the black rectangle) seems to be dying, its either from low light or lack of enough CO2.
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