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So I decided to start a journal on documenting my ten gallon and seeing how fast a lower light tank can fill out. 15 Watt Fluorescent Bulb
Water Parameters:
0 ammonia
0 nitrites
0 nitrates
pH 7.2
78F
Plants:
Java Fern
Java Moss
Crypts
Argentinean Swords
Anubias
Jungle Val
Some rare plant not sure what it is called
Fish:
3 Amano Shrimp
1 Tiger Nerite
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-19-2012, 12:41 AM
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Great start! I see some Crypts too, and a Bolbitis in the back. If your testkit is right, you may need to think about adding a bit of NO3 since plants need that, especially those that take up most of their nutrients through their leaves.


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Very well done. If i may suggest, some hardscape, rocks, not necessary the usually darker rocks, because of the color of ur gravel id got for something in concordance with that.
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