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Old 12-29-2014, 08:52 PM   #1
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Keeping it Low Tech


I am looking to switch out my black gravel substrate to Eco Complete, I've used Flourish Tabs to keep the Echinodorus martii happy and healthy, and added Liquid CO2 as directed on the bottle.

I have a 29 Gal tank and I want to carpet the front with Staurogyne Repens, and split the back with the 2 9" Echinodorus martii and Vallisneria Spiralis Tiger. I believe these to be low light hardy plants.

I currently have a Coralife T5NO and want to upgrade to LED's, would using the Finnex Fuegray Planted Plus keep me in the Low Tech side?


Your thoughts and suggestions are always appreciated!
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Old 03-17-2015, 09:25 PM   #2
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So is been a couple months and I've finally changed out my substrate to Eco-Complete and sand.

Now I want to carpet the rest of the tank.

Any suggestions?
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Old 03-17-2015, 09:26 PM   #3
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Old 03-17-2015, 09:28 PM   #4
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suggestions for scaping?
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Old 03-18-2015, 03:03 PM   #5
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Suuuuure! Ha I'm just feel stuck at the moment.
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Old 03-18-2015, 04:16 PM   #6
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Waaaaay more plants! Some dwarf sag would make a nice carpet! I think black backrounds look best too, itll make those plants pop
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Old 03-22-2015, 11:56 AM   #7
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D sag for low tech carpet.
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So I found a deal on dwarf sag and here we are.

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