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24 Gal CRS cube..

Hi all...

i always admire this forum, rich with useful and priceless knowledge for me!!!

Here we go...

My tank is 24 gal 45cm cube
Substrate:
- Aquasoil amazonia 9L Normal
- Powersand-S

Lightning:
- 24W powercompact, and still looking for the proper lightning system (around 2 wpg) which can fit the length of my cube (helppp!!) if couldn't find any, i will hook my 3x14W T5 (60cm) from my old tank..

Fertilizer:
- Seachem Flourish
- Plantgro NPK

Filtration:
- Eheim Liberty 200 HOB

Pressurized CO2 running with 3 bubble per second

Flora:
- Java Moss (got a bucket load of them for free =) )
- Java Fern
- Rotala W.
- Pongol (??)
- Hybrid Hydrofillia

Fauna
- Red Crystal Shrimps (i hope they will be happy)

And here's the photos:

Substrate:


Tank:


Powersand-S:


Aquasoil:


Plunge in some stones:


Just after planting and top-ups (cloudy)...


Add some moss (still cloudy)


Just shots from different angle (still cloudy.......hehe)


The next day, clearer view


Use my T5 lights, i know i know...but what can i do =( i need strong lights..


Grow up, find your mate and of course...breed !!!! =)


Just another shot


My CRS:





Now..waiting for the riccia to grow and the CRS to breed...

Do you guys think if i put black screen will be better?? so HOB will be invisible and also the wiring..

Any suggestions??
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looks NIce but.. but... You covered your aquasoil with mosses

One month in.
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thks!!!
yep, he he just doing what's best for the shrimp hehe..not a big fan of glosso and HC is very2 rare here in australia, it would cost me aus$71 to get 2cmx2cm of HC!!!! and that CRS is still somewhat rare, in the whole sydney city, there is only one shop which sells them!!
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Very nice setup, i like it.
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That's brilliant.
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