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Old 08-06-2013, 06:12 AM   #1
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My first planted tank - Drifted away--Pics updated


Hi,

I am new to this forum but has been extremely helpful in terms of information and how to go about a planted tank.

My tank is about a month and a half old.
45 l x 30 h x 28 w
Plants :
Anubias petite
Anubias barteri (i think)
Rotella ( just about 4 stems)
Cabomba Red
Cabomba Green
Dwarf Sag (few)
E tennelus
Hydrocotyle

Fish
Glowlight tetras - 6
Neon Tetras - 5
Otto - 2
RCS - 6 (few babies delivered)

Substrate - Aquasoil

Hang on back filter

PL compact series - lighting

Looking forward to suggestions comments
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:37 AM   #2
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That's a very nice tank! I can't believe it's your first. The plants look happy!
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:56 AM   #3
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Thanks Edseckinger, appreciate it since yours being my first comment ...
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Very nice. Thank you for sharing.
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Also, looking forward to certain suggestions .. i my tank is over stocked or just fine.

Want to also cover the filter with some plants at the backgroud... any ideas ?
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any suggestion on my stock, am i overstocked.. can i add any guppies/endlers or any other smaller fish
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Hi all, few more pics post WC and some trimming. looking forward to comments and suggestions.
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:49 AM   #8
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My current PL lighting has 24 watts single tube and i want to increase it to 36 watts. my lfs tells me that the ballast will not support it.

Can the ballast itself be changed to support 36 watts ?
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