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My very first tank

Hey everyone! So i've recently decided to get into owning my own personal aquarium and decided on a planted tank

Here are the specs

Tank
Mr Aqua 7 gallon (12"x12"x12") cube

Substrate
ADA Amazonia II Aquasoil

Lighting
JBJ Macro-Glo (25 Watts)


Here is a picture of my tank thus



Im planning on growing some plants emersed first and thinking HC for the foreground but im not sure what to add for the background. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-06-2011, 11:40 PM Thread Starter
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So today my first plants (HC) came in today (thanks prjct92eh2) and have begun planting



I think later tonight im going to replant the HC to spread it out a little more for faster growing but this is what it looks like so far. I left the back open and am still trying to decide on something. What do you guys recommend?

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Off to a good start! My first tank was a bare bottom ten gallon filled with about 30 goldfish lol.
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nice andy! keep workin on that aquascape though. the front left rock might be a little close to the glass. itll be hard to clean


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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-08-2011, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
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thanks ! ill keep that in mind. i hope it turns out well
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Woah, nice for a first time!


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Look simple but elegant.
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Looking real good. Keep up the good work.
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I wish I was smart and started out planted...let alone rimless with ADA soil...

Good job! I love the scape.


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its all thanks to thatgmc for guiding me! thanks!
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-2011, 11:20 PM
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More updates!!!!


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