Erk 46 gallon acrylic bowfront - Your Tanks
User Erk
Size 46 gallon acrylic bowfront
Date Started december 2006 (still working on it!)
Lighting 3x39w T5s on for 9 hours a day (11am-8pm)
Equipment Rena Filstar XP3, 300watt Hydor inline heater, coralife 9w turbo twist UV sterilizer
CO2 10lb cylinder with milwaukee regulator and selanoid valve injected through venturi reactor
Substrate 3" Eco-complete
Parameters Temp 80F, CO2~30, kH=2, gH=6, 1x50% WC/week with R/O water
Fertilization EI dosing with Greg Watson dry ferts, seachem root tabs, 2-4ml seachem FE, Grumpys GH Booster
Plants Alternanthera reineckii Rosaefolia, Ludwigia Pantanal, Eriocaulon sp. Setaceum, Eriocaulon type II, Eriocaulon Cinerum sp. Thailand, Eriocaulon Cinerum sp. China, Eriocaulon Cinerum sp. Australia, Eriocaulon Cinerum, Tonina sp. 'Belem', Tonina sp. 'Lago Grande', Tonina Fluviatilis, Limnophila aromatica, Rotala sp. 'wallichii', Rotala sp. 'vietnam', Glossostigma elatinoides, Pogostemon stellatus, Polygonum sp. 'Sao Paulo'
Inhabitants 1xSilver Pigeon Blood Discus, 1xYellow Red Ribbon Discus, 1xOcean Green, 10xCardinals, 1xOtto, 1xQueen Arabesque, 1xEmerald Green Cory Cat
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Algae Grower
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very beautifull. do u ever vacum the substrate? i have the same eco complete lots of plants and i wanna grow discus too
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Yes I do vac the substrate...lightly unless there are no plants in that particular area. Have fun with the discus!! They are great fish
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