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User RoseHawke
Size 55 Gallon
Date Started January 2006
Lighting AHSupply 4x55 PC w/ GE9325K lamps on for 10 hours daily (presently only using 1 bank for 2WPG.)
Equipment Eheim 2028 Cannister Filter; Hydor heater; Milwaukee PH monitor w/Pinpoint probe; Turbotwist 18W UVS
CO2 10# pressurized timed with the lights
Substrate Eco-complete
Parameters PH 6-6.5; KH 0-2dKH° (depending on if I add sodium bicarbonate or not); GH 5-6dKH°; PO4 1ppm (I do have a tad of green spot algae currently showing up. I'm raising this slowly;) KNO3 20+ppm
Fertilization EI (Estimative Index); 1.5 tsp KNO3; 3/8 tsp K2SO4; 3/8 tsp KH2PO4 per 2 weeks divided up into a daily automated dose. 10ml Flourish; 10ml FE; 150ml Excel over two weeks supplied in a daily automated dose.
Plants Lilaeopsis brasiliensis; Sagittaria subulata; Hemianthus callichtroides; Hemianthus micranthemoides; Hygrophila corymbosa; Alternanthera reineckii; Limnophila aromatica; and I recently added some Blyxa japonica.
Inhabitants 10 Harlequin Rasboras; 3 Otocinclus catfish; 3 yo-yo loaches; Cherry Shrimp
Comments This is Take III after a battle with GDA (Green Dust Algae.) At the moment there is no hardscape as such, although I may add some later.
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Algae Grower
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Stunning display-award winning if I ever saw one!!
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Wow! Very beautiful Tank!
Shrimp fanatic
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I agree with everyone! A very nice and stunning aquarium. Take pleasure.
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Algae Grower
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Wow! Beautiful great combination of design and natural growth.
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One of the most beautiful tanks I've seen on here definitely .. What is that grassy Valisneria looking plant though? Looks really nice!
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Stunning tank! Great combination of color!
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I love the mix of green and purple, very nice!
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how many bags eco _complete for your tank
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nice tank
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Lush! I like it! But too many types of plants....
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Those colors are amazing!
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hmmm, dont really likethis tank, the purple and green is abit of a stark contrast sorry, just me

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