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Old 05-07-2014, 02:00 AM   #1
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ADA 120-P - "Jagged"


Hello friends,

I decided to finally redo my tank for the 3rd time since I've owned it. The plan is to keep it simple this time with basic shrub looking plants such as Downoi and a nice lush foreground full of Belem HG. Also plan to stuff some Philippine Java fern between the rocks as soon as I fill the tank.

As for fish, I'm thinking a school of 100 or so Cards. More to come as things progress.

Lighting: TEK 54Wx4 T5HO
Filtration: CFS 500

Taking my time this time and doing it emersed. Will update as I get more plants in.

This tank is scaped to be viewed from both front and back.



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Old 05-07-2014, 02:50 AM   #2
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Excited for the build. Sub'd
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:12 AM   #3
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As for fish, I'm thinking a school of 100 or so Cards.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:15 AM   #4
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Wish you were closer, shrimps/cards trade!

I would suggest less cards or a better schooling fish. I went with 100+ cards in a 90g and it got a little too cramped for decent schooling to happen.

Rummies FTW!
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I would suggest less cards or a better schooling fish. I went with 100+ cards in a 90g and it got a little too cramped for decent schooling to happen.

Rummies FTW!
What's this heresy???!!! Cards FTW!!!





(Don't tell Xmas that I think he's right that a little smaller school of them would be better though... maybe around 50-60?)
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LOL

I've always wanted a nice school of cards though. Maybe 50 cards would be better for a tank this size lol.

I really like rummies too but they just don't have the color contrast that I want out of this setup. Def love how well the school.
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I have a school of about 25 cards and they don't school as well as other tetras, but their colors are really nice. Harlequins or rummies school a lot tighter.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:25 AM   #8
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It's never I am just going to "keep it simple this time".

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I have a school of about 25 cards and they don't school as well as other tetras, but their colors are really nice. Harlequins or rummies school a lot tighter.
Harlequins school real tight but love to jump out of an open top tank.
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LOL keepin in REAL simple bro... trust me. I'll be getting my hands full with shrimp pretty soon here. I don't plan on doing much maintenance at all on this tank.
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60 Ember Tetra. Smaller so bioload won't be as bad and their bright orange color contrasts well with all of the green.

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60 Green Neon Tetra. Great color to them.
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Great suggestions guys. Keep em coming
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a bunch of CPD's!
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CPD's or Emerald Rasboras huh?
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I think both those are cool, as those were on my list for my 90g when I move.
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