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Old 11-08-2012, 03:42 AM   #16
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awesome black orchid (and tank)
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:57 AM   #17
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Hygrophila corymbosa
Anubias nana
Echinodorus amazonicus
Anubias barteri
Cryptocory​ne wendtii tropica
Banana Lily
Micro-Sword Grass
Rotala Macrandra (red)

But the red plants need bright|intense light. My tank is in a room with bright ambient sunlight. And I dose Flourish Carbon religiously.
Do you find it hard to work in this tank with the small opening at the top? It really is a lovely tank!
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:13 AM   #18
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Matt1977: What substrate are you using?
I'm using coral sand with Flourish tabs.
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Do you find it hard to work in this tank with the small opening at the top? It really is a lovely tank!
It was hard scaping it, but maintenance is very easy... I don't really gravel vac or fiddle with it too much once the plants are in...

Have look at my tank journal: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=195794

Thanks mate...
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:43 AM   #20
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you should be able to do it still. ive grown macrandra in low light before, it just doesnt get quite as red, more of a reddish brown on the tips, and the rest is greener.

here is mine..going for a minimalistic look here

flora: Anubias barteri 'Micro' (leaves the size of pencil erasers) and Eleocharis 'Belem'
fauna: Black orchid crowntail betta

I havent gotten a high quality photo of the tank since i added the Hairgrass, sorry. took these with my phone (still fighting a little diatoms at the time of the pic)


mms_picture.jpg 2 by orchidman10, on Flickr


mms_picture.jpg by orchidman10, on Flickr

here is the betta


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and a high quality pic before the haigrass
DSC_0009.jpg by orchidman10, on Flickr
Thats a very cook nano...nice lines.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:12 PM   #21
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Thats a very cook nano...nice lines.
thanks matt. i really like the open-ness that your Edge has, but it looks lush at the same time
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