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  1. This journal is to fulfill a promise I made to myself when I signed up on plantedtank.net in 2011 and was flabbergasted at the astounding potential of a planted aquarium. As I sucked in all the new information, and saw people's journals, I said, "When I get a handle on my planted tank, I'd go...
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