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Old 11-15-2013, 02:43 AM   #1
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75 gallon low tech


Just set this up. Its been three years since I've had an aquarium and it's good to be back.

Lighting: Current Sattelite 48-60" LED
Filtration: Sump/Overflow/Trickle DIY
Tank: 75 gal standard(?)
Plants so far: Subwassertang, Java Moss, Watersprite, and Lace-leaf Java fern
Needs Taiwan Moss and some Cherry shrimp.

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:47 AM   #2
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One day I'll learn how to take a pic.
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Old 11-15-2013, 04:31 AM   #3
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Looks like you're off to a decent start.

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Old 11-15-2013, 10:08 AM   #4
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nice start dude
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Old 11-15-2013, 04:54 PM   #5
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Not bad, good luck brother.

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Old 11-15-2013, 06:45 PM   #6
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How many shrimp are you thinking?
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:45 PM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback guys. I just added a Moss ball and about to put in some crypts. As far as shrimp, due to the fact I'm not rich I will probably start off with 20 at the most.
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:19 AM   #8
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Yeah, I should have known better. How does someone with a CO2 tank, good lighting, and a total obsession do a 'low tech' as their main aquarium.. already looking up where I can fill up my c02 tank and buy a diffuser...

HERE WE GO AGAIN!
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Old 11-23-2013, 02:05 AM   #9
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Updated. More sand and better overall hardscape.

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Old 11-23-2013, 02:27 AM   #10
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Old 11-30-2013, 05:40 PM   #11
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Added 21 White Cloud Minnows, some ghost shrimps, and 2 Bolivian Rams.
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Created a sponge pre-filter for my powerhead to protect any fry or shrimp I decide to raise in the sump.
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:26 AM   #13
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Update: Added Staurogyne repens. Increased lighting, ferts, photoperiod and CO2.. getting impatient for growth.

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what's the lighting now? and the stock?
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Old 12-09-2013, 04:01 AM   #15
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Lighting: I have a Current Sattelite 48" LED with 2 30" Coralife T5NO fixtures; one of the fixtures only has 1 colormax bulb just to brighten the fish a little, the other has two 7500k bulbs. Basically the right side of the tank is High light and the left is low which is why I am using the right side for all the plants that appreciate higher lighting.

Fish: 2 Bolivian Rams; 17 White Cloud minnows, Trumpet snails, about 20 ghost shrimp, and 10 Black Bar Endlers.

Plants: Staurogyne Repens, Crypt Wendetti, Windolev Java Fern, tons of Java Moss, Water Sprite, Alternanthera reineckii, and a bunch of Subwassertang.. oh and a Moss ball. Still awaiting some Taiwan moss in shipment.
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