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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-07-2018, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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First go at planted tank

iv had this tank running for around 8 weeks know My 1st go at a planted tank and would like to know if things look ok or you think im doing something not right please give me a message


Tank is 5ft -30-30inch with 50-20-20 sump
filter is Eheim 2000 compact 264-528 gph
2x jewel T5 54watt tubes/reflectors


substrate is Tropica aquarium soil powder front and back and unipac nyasa sand and black mix in middle


plants are


Tiger lotus that look like doing well
Anubias barteri to rock and wood
Cryptocoryne Petchii and undulates That have and had problems with Don't know wy
Echinodorus Red had as xxl mother plant
Vallis spiralis red aint sure if doing ok


Water readings are


ph 6.8
kh 2 drops with API
gh 3
nitrate is 15-20 going upto around 30-40 end of week before water change
ppm 168 tds pen
temp 27.9 c


water I use is R/O wich I buffer with seachem discus buffer and natural regeneration and little tropic marin tropical re min


Do you guys think its ok as low tech setup
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-07-2018, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Don't know wy the pics did not attach

will try again guys

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will have to add pics like this










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