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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-24-2014, 03:32 PM Thread Starter
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Ragnar's 50 gal

Hey guys!
here is my tank I started in January

Tank is a Juwel Rio 180
light: 2x 45w T5 with reflectors
substrate: sandblasting sand
filter 1: Tetratec ex700
filter 2: Hagen Fluval 205 with the outlet morphed into a diy co2 Reactor

current plants
Rotala rotundifolia
ludwigia perennis
cryptocoryne sp "moellmani"
vallisneria nana
echinodorus sp.
some grass in the front( sagittaria subulata?)
hygrophila polysperma "rosanervig"
hygrophila difformis
java fern
anubias barteri var. nana
cryptocoryne "tropica"
willow moss

the last 2 pictures are taken 5 days in between. what i did in the meantime is add some osmocote to the sand
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Nice looking tank. Osmocote doing work yeah.
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A little update, added more willow moss on the side. osmocote is most definitely doing work!
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That's a nice looking tank! What plants are there in the left corner? Is that the Rotala rotundifolia?

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Yes that's the rotala the plants list is in order from left to right
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24th of april

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wow it's been a long time, the list of inhabitants hasn't changed much though

Plants(from left to right)

Rotala rotundifolia (furthest to the left, coming back from heavy trimming)
Anubias barteri var. nana (left front)
Java fern (middle)
Sagittaria subulata (The grass)
Cryptocoryne mllmani(front center)
Hygrophila polysperma 'rosanervig'
Cryptocoryne wendtii ' Tropica '

Fish
20 Cardinal tetra
8 black neon tetra
10 boraras maculatus
4 otocinclus affinis
2 apistogramma cacatuoides
2 sae
2 sparkling gourami
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