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Old 09-21-2012, 05:26 PM   #1
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20g *Needs better title*


Heyhey guys! So well my 29 gallon busted, so the next day I got a 20 gallon long! Ripped off the top rim and put all the stuff From the 29 gallon in and it's on it's way! I'm growing everything emmersed right now, so I can get a nice hc foreground from the start. Here's a picture of the progress thus far. I'll take some better Pictures tonight.

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Old 09-21-2012, 10:18 PM   #2
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looking forward to the pics
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:52 AM   #3
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Well here'd be that update I talked about months ago.... heh heh.

Plants grew very well! As you can see:





BUUUUUUUT I decided I did not like the sticks or the limnophila aromatica. I felt as if the leaf size was going to throw off the scale of the whole scape so this is what I have now. I'm really looking forward to what the tank will look like fully grown in and submerged! I just clipped the plants and spread the cutting around in the areas left bare from the removal of the L. aromatica. So now it'll be another couple months before I flood it. :/ OH well! Here's it atm.

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Old 11-07-2012, 04:33 AM   #4
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Nice start, I'd remove that excess water you have that is kind of puddling in the front as soon as you can, otherwise, it is a breeding ground for bad stuffs.

p.s., im also doing a dry start, click the link in my sig.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:25 AM   #5
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wow, thats a big change.
im looking forward to the flood.
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:16 AM   #6
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I thought someone would mention the water! I drained it a short while after the photos were taken.

Does anyone know about adding ferts to the misting water? I'm going to try adding a little bit to the next misting. !

I'm going to try to post weekly pics from now on so I (and you guys!) can observe the growth
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:25 PM   #7
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The tank is being filled as I speak!
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:47 PM   #8
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Sorry it looks very bad. My screen on my camera broke so I just have to guess if the picture is good. This is right before I started filling! I should be done by tonight!
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looking good.
what plants are in there?
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:11 PM   #10
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Thanks! It's just R. Green, R. Colorata, and HC (and java moss growing randomly on rocks)
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Old 12-16-2012, 04:22 AM   #11
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Nice start to the dry start.
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Old 12-16-2012, 10:32 PM   #12
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Nice start to the dry start.
It's flooded! I PROMISE this time to post weekly! I really am happy about this though! And again these pictures were taken with a camera without a working screen! I bumped up the CO2 waaay past what would be acceptable with fish and added lots of ferts. Let's hope this turns out great!

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Old 12-17-2012, 02:17 AM   #13
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looks awesome!
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:43 AM   #14
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Nice!
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Thanks everyone!

Lots of pearling! Even the HC was pearling!
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