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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-31-2005, 05:52 AM Thread Starter
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my tank about a week old

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A WEEK!!?!??!?! hehe... Honestly though, I was quite suprised to see such a display after just a week.
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Looks great! Why don't you give us all some specs on your tank?
Size...filtration.....plants? ect.....

Sure looks like your off to a great start.


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Wow, nice tank. Love the hairgrass lawn =)
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The hair grass and the Moneywort have been there for about a month along with some Hornwort that I had floating in the tank, but the rest is a week old.(Hornwort has been removed)
plant list is: Moneywort, hair grass, , Red Tiger Lotus, Crinum Calimistratum, Didiplis diandra, Rotala roundifolia, Heteranthera Stargrass, Anubias heterphylla,

Fish list: 6 Otocinclus Algae Eater,

Equipment: 75 Gal tank, 2X250 watt M/H (6500k), Press. Co2, Diy Reactor, Eheim 2026 filter, a-zoo undergravel heat, ebo-250, 100% Flourite(red).

I dose dry ferts from Greg Watson, They include
CSM+B - 2.5 TBS in 500ml solution (3cc every 2 days)
KH2PO4- .40 grams
K2SO4 - 10.5 grams
KNO3 - 2.3 grams
Epsom salt - 19 grams
Ca CL2- 7 grams
Fe- 7 grams to 500ml h20 ( 1ml every 3 days)

50% water change every 7th day.
Lights are on 6hrs a day

This tank was originally set up about a year ago, but my daughters turtle tank broke and he moved into mine, he ate everything from the fish to the plants. anyway he now has a new 20long and I got mine back and have just started over, thank you all for your comments
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