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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-04-2017, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
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My 100 gallon low tech

I was asked to post some closeups of my 100 gallon tank so I figure I may as well start a journal.



100 gallons 6 feet long.
PH 7.2
Temp 26 c
Filter 2 x Biopro External Canister Filter 1200
Light Beamswork HI-LUMEN 180 Aquarium LED Light 180cm 6FT 84W Bright 10,000k + Moonlight

Maintenance 50% water change once a week.
Vacuum gravel Never.
Ferts none other that fish poo.

Plants Blue stricta. Scientific: Hygrophila corymbosa. AKA: Temple plant












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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-04-2017, 03:13 PM
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Sweet! Stricta is one of my favorite stem species. Have you considered using some Aus native plants in there?
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Not until you mentioned, Now I have to go research them. Its all your fault


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I gladly take the credit. You guys have some awesome species there that I wish I could get my hands on.
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Looks really amazing. Amazing you are using no ferts other than natural. Good stuff.
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Post flood rebuild.

This filter still works. It was completely submerged.


Some work needed.


I built the stand for the tank.


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The stand looks really neat open like that!
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