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post #211 of 219 (permalink) Old 06-05-2020, 02:16 AM Thread Starter
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Curious did you get the King Crimson from ABC plants? I killed mine pretty good after a flush of growth, I'll be following their progress. Tank looks great, I like the change to glosso too.


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Curious did you get the King Crimson from ABC plants? I killed mine pretty good after a flush of growth, I'll be following their progress. Tank looks great, I like the change to glosso too.
Yeah, a store in Toronto named Tails and Scales got a shipment of ABC plants in and it was $12.99/cup, so why not.. My only regret is not splitting them up more but we'll see how they do.
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June update:





- Dosing ThriveS fertilizer to switch things up
- Recently replaced most of the weeping moss with mini pelia as it was getting huge and shading other plants beneath.
- Downoi is in serious need of a major trim/replanting, getting way too tall now and hiding hardscape.
- Erio doing okay it seems..

- Livestock now includes:
- 4 Emerald eye rasboras
- 3 Celestial pearl danios
- Lots of fire red cherries and one amano

Will be picking up a school of Pseudomugil gertrudae sometime this month.
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Tank looks stunning!

Pseudomugil gertrudae huh! Nice, gonna have to probably use live foods for a bit then huh?

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- Dosing ThriveS fertilizer to switch things up
- Recently replaced most of the weeping moss with mini pelia as it was getting huge and shading other plants beneath.
- Downoi is in serious need of a major trim/replanting, getting way too tall now and hiding hardscape.
- Erio doing okay it seems..

- Livestock now includes:
- 4 Emerald eye rasboras
- 3 Celestial pearl danios
- Lots of fire red cherries and one amano

Will be picking up a school of Pseudomugil gertrudae sometime this month.
The downoi look awesome! I have some in my tiny cube. If they grow nearly as big as yours I will probably have to replace them with something else =(
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Tank looks stunning!

Pseudomugil gertrudae huh! Nice, gonna have to probably use live foods for a bit then huh?
Dry food mostly, throw some live in every now and again.

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The downoi look awesome! I have some in my tiny cube. If they grow nearly as big as yours I will probably have to replace them with something else =(
Thanks, you can keep it smaller with trimming but i've been letting mine grow out for months.


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Looking good. The glosso really filled in quick. First time I have Pogo E. growing that thing can really move. It grows so quick, I also have mini pellia, that thing just sits there, the growth is so slooow.


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The big quarantine trim

- Experimenting with hacking down the glosso to substrate level, hopefully it comes back
- Scattered Erio crimson towards the front for more co2/flow/light
- Removed Pogostemon erectus and back corner is now completely Rotala colorata
- Replanted all Downoi tops
- Moved Pinnatifida to the back and replaced with Downoi

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Really loving this setup, the back wall is now planted with weeping moss and the water is running.. I picked up some great looking driftwood and I have some Anubias golden petite/Anubias nana variegated floating. Still a lot of work to do and plants to acquire..
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