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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 02-18-2010, 09:58 PM Thread Starter
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My first attempt

Hi all, i have just joinned this great site with the hope of gaining lots of knowledge and idears for making my tank better.
started in september with this 350 ltr 4" footer, i have never kept tropical fish live plants before biut am really getting into it.
heres my tank just before i thined it out.
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Welcome Manntetra,
Glad to hear you have delved into the awesome hobby that is plant keeping.
Your tank looks so nice and lush,
A good start to let everyone help with suggestions, would be to post all of your equipment,
filters,
lights,
heaters,
substrate,
etc...

and perhaps your water test results?

Whatever your doing it seems to be working for you with plant growth like that.

Welcome again,
Your pal,

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nice looking tank,nice layout.this is your first tank?WOW you are a natural aquascaper....just one suggestion trim those vals so the other plants can get more light
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Welcome Manntetra,
Glad to hear you have delved into the awesome hobby that is plant keeping.
Your tank looks so nice and lush,
A good start to let everyone help with suggestions, would be to post all of your equipment,
filters,
lights,
heaters,
substrate,
etc...

and perhaps your water test results?

Whatever your doing it seems to be working for you with plant growth like that.

Welcome again,
Your pal,
Thanks and good point.

350 ltr 4 foot juwel tank
tetra plant substrate with 3 inch of sand
tetratec external 1200lph filter
co2 x 2 aquagrow
21 neons
12 black neons
17 glowlights
5 ottos
4 corys
1 cae.
no3 15
no2 0
ph 7.2
kh 180
gh 170
ammonia 0

Juwel rio 350 ltr
150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos
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nice looking tank,nice layout.this is your first tank?WOW you are a natural aquascaper....just one suggestion trim those vals so the other plants can get more light
Cheers, its my first tank with plants.
ive kept goldfish on and off for 25 years.
im reworking the tank slightly and have cut the vallis back, the surface was almost covered in pictures but i have removed most due to lack of light.

Juwel rio 350 ltr
150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos
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Well for your first tank your doing awesome, can't wait till mine looks like that!

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did a bit of a rearranging in some areas, had to remove alot of plant leafs as i had staghorn attacking em.
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Juwel rio 350 ltr
150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos
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l like your foreground alot and how it transitions from light to dark on the back right corner.

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Thanks, it was like that on the left aswell till last week.
the black neons love to chill under there.

Juwel rio 350 ltr
150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos
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and 7 months later.
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Juwel rio 350 ltr
150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos

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Beautiful. You have a really nice, and very green tank there.
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Thanks, i just set a aqua one up with the spare bits.
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150/200w heaters
tetratec ex1200 filter
co2 x 2
mix of tetras,corys, ottos, sae`s and a cae

Aqua one 100ltr
in cycle

clearseal 100ltr
housing for baby corys and ottos
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