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Old 06-11-2012, 12:00 AM   #1
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planted rimless 10


Just re arranged some stuff and switched arround a few tanks and had enough left over to start a new one! i had a ten gallon i had de-rimmed a couple of months ago sitting in the garage so i decided to give that a try.
The substrate is a mixture of eco-subrate i think its called and black sand flourite. The lighting i am using is a aquaticlife 20" 36 watt t5 fixture with one 6000k and one pink roseate bulb. I am planning on running a DIY Co2 system along with dosing with flourish.

With these conditions, can anyone tell me about how long i should run my light for per today?

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Old 06-11-2012, 12:06 AM   #2
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I wouldn't go past 10 hours. 8 would be a good place to start.
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:15 AM   #3
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thanks for the fast response 2in10!

ive been getting it planted with some extras i had left over from a tank that i had let go a few months back and let everything grow wild. i never had that light on a timer, it was just kind of a turn it on when i think about it, but id like to do this tank right.

Heres my progress so far:

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sorry for the cloudiness, couldnt wait to let it clear! lol
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:08 PM   #4
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Heres the life of the tank. Tell me what you think!

first set up: 6/9/12


first planted: 6/10/12


6/10/12


Now: 8/8/12
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:09 PM   #5
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Looking good! Those look like happy fish and plants.

Removing that rim makes that tank a breath of fresh air!
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:05 PM   #6
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Looking good! Those look like happy fish and plants.

Removing that rim makes that tank a breath of fresh air!
thanks! it sure does removing the rim. makes it look like i paid more for the tank too haha
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Old 08-11-2012, 12:04 AM   #7
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hey i have rimless 10g too! check it out in my signature, i like yours, nice job keep it up!
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Old 08-11-2012, 12:15 AM   #8
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Very nice and simple! Pretty tank Ecas!!
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