WendyF 55 Gallons - Your Tanks
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User WendyF
Size 55 Gallons
Date Started 08/13/2013
Lighting 36" Marineland LED Reef Capable
Equipment Eheim Ecco 2236 canister filter, and (2) submersed powerheads for added circulation
CO2 Flourish Excel daily
Substrate 55 gallons of aquariumplants.com Red River
Parameters I use Prime water conditioner, so I am unsure of how to ever get accurate readings.
Fertilization Sparse layer of Osmocote Plus beneath substrate (replinished in gel caps every 4 months), and daily EI Micro/Macro mixes from Nicolg, once a week seaweed emulsion, and once a month azomite.
Plants Foreground: Hemianthus callitrichoides (Dwarf baby tears, HC), Marsilea hirsute (Dwarf Four Leaf Clover - doing poorly), Staurogyne repens, Eleocharis acicularis (Dwarf Hairgrass), Anubius nana, Cryptocoryne parva, Cryptocoryne wendtii Midground: Nymphea Zenkeri (1 Red & 1 Green Tiger Lotus), Micromeria brownei (Creeping Charlie), Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower - doing poorly), Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' (still in emersed form), Nesea pedicellata 'Golden', Cardamine lyrata, Alteranthera reineckii 'cardinalis' (Amaranth Redroot), Ceratopteris thalictroides (Watersprite), Cyperus helferi, Hydrocotyle Leucocephala (Brazilian Pennywort), Rotala rotundifolia (Rotala indica), Rotala macrandra (doing poorly), Rotala wallichii, Cryptocoryne balansae Background: Pogostemon erectus (doing poorly), Cabomba carolina (Green Cabomba), Limnophila aromatica 'hippuroides', Bacopa monnieri (Moneywort), Ozelot sword tissue cultures from Petsmart (doing poorly) - and a few miscellaneous as of yet unidentified plants I collected from a local lake.
Inhabitants (11) Neon Tetras, (3) Glowlight Tetras, (1) Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami, (1) male & (2) female Bettas, (1) male Angel Ram, (1) female German Blue Ram, (3) Otocinclus, (1) Siamese Algae Eater, (1) Albino Longfin Bristlenose Plecostemos, (1) Rosy Barb (1) female Sunset Platy, (1) female Red Wag Platy, (1) male Sunset Wag Platy, (3) African Dwarf Frogs, (2) Gold Mystery Snails, (3) Zebra Nerite Snails, (3) Ramshorn snails, (4) Malaysian Trumpet Snails, (1) Bamboo Shrimp, (6) Ghost Shrimp, (1) Amano Shrimp
Comments My tank acts as a divider between the dining & living room - all sides are visible. I love that! I am going for the 'Dutch Style'.
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Adorable frog. Very nice little jungle you have there. Might be nice to either have a taller growing plant or some top-dwelling fish to add some activity to the top of the tank.
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