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Old 08-21-2013, 06:29 AM   #1
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My first planted tank - 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 a little over 2 months now.
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 - 8
Neon Tetras - 7
Otto - 2
RCS - 6 (few babies delivered)
Assasin snails - 2
Not sure if i am overstocked ??

Substrate - Aquasoil

Hang on back filter

PL compact series - lighting

Looking forward to suggestions comments

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Old 08-21-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
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Nice tank, seems like you're doing well~
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Old 08-21-2013, 01:47 PM   #3
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that's an awesome looking tank!
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Old 08-21-2013, 02:32 PM   #4
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Beautiful.
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:59 PM   #5
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Love it! Looks condensed but at the same time, not too overcrowded with plants.
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:01 PM   #6
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Very nice!
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Beautiful.
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Old 08-27-2013, 07:54 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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Yes, if you can change the ballast, but the ballast for 36watts maybe larger and might not fit into the casing
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:45 PM   #10
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That is gorgeous! Especially considering it's your first one. You should have seen my first one. Or any of mine, really, lol. You have a good eye.
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:16 PM   #11
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Very impressive setup you got going there!!!
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wow.... thats pretty.. when i did my first tank i didnt know how to get plants out of the pot... hahahaha. that looks much prettier than mine... :] nice job
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Old 08-31-2013, 05:27 AM   #13
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I love it! When you trim that Cabomba red & green let me know. I want some bro!
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:43 AM   #14
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Very nice!! Love the hanging light over the top.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:27 AM   #15
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Thanks all for the compliments, it help boost your confidence levels. :-)
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