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User Mark Allred
Size 65 gallon Tall with corner overflow
Date Started 12/8/2011
Lighting 6 Bridgelux BXRA-C1202 LEDs (15W), powered by two TRP 50 watt LED drivers. 2 100W equivalent 6500K compact flourescent bulbs (CFLs not being used).
Equipment Fluval M300 submersible heater. Eshopps WD-150CS (wet/dry) 24” X 12” X 16” Dual Return 800 gph rated 4.5 gallons of Bio ball capacity. Rio 3100+ Submersible Pump (900gph) @ 0’ head Sump capacity = 20 gallons
CO2 Pressurized CO2, home made CO2 Reactor. Drop checker utilized also.
Substrate Eco Complete black substrate (80lbs)
Parameters Source water is 7.8 pH, 4° GH, 5° dKH. Temperature maintained at 81° F.
Fertilization PPS - Pro solution, Plantex CSM+B, Dosing 2 to 3 times weekly.
Plants Alternanthera reineckii, Cryptocoryne undulata, Cryptocoryne wendtii v. ‘Tropica’ (Bronze Wendtii), Echinodorus “Ozelot”, Echinodorus “Rose", Java Fern Microsorum pteropus, Crinum calamistratum, Flame Moss Taxiphyllum species, and Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (Pennywort)
Inhabitants 2Blushing, 1 Marble Angelfish, (Double Red Apistogramma) Apistogramma cacatuoides,Macmaster's Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma macmasteri, Albino Bristlenose Plecostomus Ancistrus temminckii, and Apple snails.
Comments Continuous water change setup. Weekly 80%.
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Z71kitty
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I love tanks like this. It is very interesting. There are many different things to see.
   
Mark Allred
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Thanks! Been keeping tanks many years, and this is one of my favorites I have ever done. I need to reshoot the main photo, this one is a bit under exposed.

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