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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-20-2007, 03:06 AM Thread Starter
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My 55G (56k?)

I've finally gotten around to posting pics of my 55 community tank. It's been up for a couple of months now and it's doing pretty well. I wish I know how to scape better, but for now I'm still learning.

The Tank
Capacity: 55G
Lighting: Tek T5 4x52W Giesemann T5 Mid-day
Period: 2x54 8hrs; 4x54W 4hr burst
Filter: Eheim 2026
Substrate: Own Substrate
CO2: Pressurized
Dosing: EI
Water Changes: ~50% 1 x week

Hydrocotyle Sibthorpioides
Marsilea Minuta
Heteranthera Zosterifolia
Rotala Rotundifolia
Nymphaea Zenkeri "Red"
Hydrocotyle Leucocephala
Limnophila Aromatica
Limnophila Sp. "Mini"
Hygrophila Polysperma "Sunset"
Pogostemon Helferi
Blyxa Japonica
Echinodorus Tenellus
Cryptocoryne Wendtii 'Green Gecko'
Ludwigia Inclinata var. Verticillata 'Cuba'
Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Tropica'
Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Brown'
Mayaca Fluviatilis
Echinodorus amazonicus
Hemianthus Callitrichoides

8 Ottos
2 German Blue Rams
12 Ember tetras
10 Pygmy Cories
2 Cherry Barbs fry just appeared one day!
1 Bamboo Shrimp
6 Amano Shrimp

Here are the pics. They look sort of yellowish - not sure why.

The Tank:

Left Side:


Right Side:

The Boss:

The Happy Couple:
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-20-2007, 05:49 PM
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Nice layout!!

About the yellowish tone on your pictures, check your white balance setting on your camera.
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