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The CRS Playground-30G **56K**

This tank has been up and running for a year...never really liked it until now I decided to turn it into a CRS tank...I've officially fallen in love with my new Decided to make a journal since the tank had a complete makeover with clippings from my other tanks. So...let me know what you think...questions/comments/criticism or all of the above...

Size 30 Gallon

Date Started 2009

Lighting Just upgraded to a 36" Current Nova Extreme 6x39Watts T5HO 3x 6700k bulbs 3x 10,000k bulbs Run only 2 bulbs for 10 hours (1-6700k & 1-10k) with a 1 hour burst of all 6 bulbs

Equipment Hob filter 150watt heater

CO2 Paintball co2 w/ 1bps diffused through a glass diffuser

Substrate Eco-Complete-Black

Parameters Ph 6.2 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 10ppm Ammonia 0

Fertilization EI method-dry dosing


Aponogeton Crispus-(Wavy Sword)

Egeria Densa-(Anacharis)

Liaeopsis Brasiliensis-(Brazilian Micro Sword)

Echinodorus Amazonicus-(Amazon Sword)

Echinodorus Tenellus-(Pygmy Chain Sword)

Echinodorus x. Barthii-(Red Melon Sword)

Anubias Nana Petite

Microsorum Pteropus-(Java Fern)

Microsorum Pteropus 'Windelov'-(Windlov Java Fern)

Hygrophila Polysperma-(Sunset Hygro)

Hygrophila Polysperma "Rosanervig"-(Rotala Rotundifolia)

Hygrophila Corymbosa "Compact" (Compact Hygro)

Micranthemum Umbrosum-(Baby Tears)



Nymphaea Pubescens-Lotus

Cabomba Furcata-(Red Cabomba)

Rotala Macranda-(Red Rotala)...I'm guessing

Fauna CRS-S/SS Grade


1 week later 12-22-10:

Close up:


Another Shrimpy:

Plant ID...I'm guessing...Rotala Macranda

More Skrimps:

Skrimp Mugshot:

I'm in love with this tank...hope you enjoy as much as I photography skills are piss poor to say the least and I'm only using an el cheapo Fuiji Finepix s1500...guess I should read the manual and learn how to use it so that I can get some better tank shots...the colors in this tank are exploding and really beautiful but it's not showing up in the again...please excuse my lack of photography skills...
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40g SW Reef, 3.7g SW Reef, 20g planted RCS

Last edited by MeanGreenEyes; 12-23-2010 at 12:51 AM. Reason: trying to fix pics...
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