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Old 11-02-2012, 09:57 PM   #1
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my first planted tank 2.5G DSM


I am using a 2.5G tank to stmy first planted tank. I am using a AqueonŽ Colormax Mini Compact Fluorescent Lamp, Seachem Flourite Plant Substrate, river rocks, driftwood, and dwarf hairgrass.

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Old 11-02-2012, 09:58 PM   #2
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Sorry I posted this from my phone that's why some pictures are upside down
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:09 PM   #3
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:30 PM   #4
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I was editing the post. Pictures are still upside down but I will fix that when I get home tonight.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:00 PM   #5
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What should I use as a background to make the plants stand out once they start growing
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:59 AM   #6
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:14 AM   #7
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What should I use as a background to make the plants stand out once they start growing
Use a black/dark background.

Are you dosing any ferts?
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:21 AM   #8
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I am using flourite substrate
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:21 AM   #9
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Flourite substrate is just a high CEC material. There's no ferts whatsoever in it.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:57 AM   #10
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What do you recommend using
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:50 PM   #11
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I'm going to start doing daily spritz of aqueon aquarium plant food
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:41 PM   #12
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nice start... and I agree with what someone else said, use a dark background - I think it will be important with the substrate you are using
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:43 PM   #13
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Like the others said dark background I would say black that way it makes everything stand out.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:34 AM   #14
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