lets start with the 75 gallon
75 gallon tank from That Pet Place
filtration and water movement;
Eheim Ultra G160 canister, 330 gph, Koralia circulation pump 240 gph
20lb tank, eletronic regulator, ext5000 reactor all from Aquariumplants.com
4 65w 24" 6700k coralife compact flourescent
2 28w 24" colormax and 10k 14w bulb in each of the lights coralife t-5
flourish black 2 bags, eco complete black 2 bags, flourish black sand 3 bags and 1 bag of flourish red on the bottom mixed with a couple crushed bactor balls from ADA
driftwood is all one piece found by a recently overflowed creek at a budhist monestary, and rocks were all bought from That Pet Place and a cool green color with some white and brown streaking, they do not affect PH
glossostigma elantoides, riccia fluitans, HC, marsilea crenata, crypt parva, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, anubias nana, nana petite and barteri, java fern regular and lace, hygrophilia not sure which one as was given to me at club meeting, vesuvius sword, brazilian pennywort, ludwigia repens, rotala rotundifolia, couple types of crypt only one I know for sure is wendtii, cabomba furcata, bacopa, lemon bacopa, lobelia cardinalis, Proserpinaca palustris, christmas and java moss, and some algae : )
fish; 1 Discus 3 torpedo barbs untill they go to a new owner for eating my plants... 11 rummynose 5 cherry barbs 2m,3f, gold ram, longfin blue ram, 3 gold barbs 5 ottocinclus 2 marbled hatchet, 3 killi fish 5-6 nerites and I dont wanna even try to guess how many red cherry shrimp are hiding in there
it has had one major replant, and will show pics of that, was originally sargritta subulata, for the foreground, however the dwarf was not so dwarf and had to be pulled when it started exceding 12"
5.5 gallon tank from That Pet Place
Ovation in tank filter with spray bar, possibly converting to mini canister like Toms Rapids ect...
fluval 88g disposable cartidge pressurized setup with aquamedic ventil M solenoid to make it automated
2 coralife 18w 6700k compact flourscent put from front to back instead of side to side as they are the exat front to back length of tank, with one crappy for now better soon DIY 20w coralife colormax compact flourescent bulb and foil lined box reflector
fluval black, 2/3 of a bag puttin in bacter ball soon as just let intial cycle go through and waiting to stock fish for now so I can juice the co2 really high
rocks found at Bloom beach, Bloomsburg PA
roots used for DW found in field behind back yard and at my buddy Micahs house...
crypt parva, HC, Glosso, Riccia, java fern lace and reg, christmas moss, marsilea crenata, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis
fish; one otto and put in a couple of the snails you get in with plants, I know most people dont want em in their tank but they are helping with the fungus that was growing on wood
Plants on order that will be going into both tanks..
1 x Didiplis Diandra
2 x Stargrass (Heteranthera Zosterfolia)
3 x Ludwigia Cuba ( Ludwigia Inclinata Var. Verticillata Cuba)
3 x Rotala Najenshan
10 x Echinodorus Tenellus (Narrow Leaf Chain Sword)
2 x Dwarf Hairgrass Pot (Eleocharis Parvula)
4 x Baby Tears Pot ( Hemianthus Micranthemum )
and a big auction is this weekend so we will see where that goes...
here are the pics
75 gal hardscape
5.5 gallon hardscape
75 originally planted full right before replant, took out dwarf sub and big swords
filtration and CO2
5.5 gallon original plant and hardscape
new scape and added some plants
hope u enjoy these, soon they will not be able to fit another plant in em lol... but always a work in progress...