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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-19-2014, 06:52 AM Thread Starter
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Smile 20 gallon planted tank journal with pics and videos

Hey guys! After seeing how everyone are doing outstanding jobs on their planted tanks, I made an account to share my current project. I've learned so much from you guys here. I hope you enjoy the current status of my tank.

Latest update as of 7/24/2014:
http://youtu.be/aekFIffXh6Y

Equipment:
20 gallon high tank (24" x 12" x 16")
Odyssea 24" dual T5 high output fixture
Aquaticlife 24" dual T5 high output fixture
Penn Plax Cascade 500 canister filter
Aquatek CO2 Regulator Mini
Atomic CO2 Diffuser - Inline

Substrate:
Eco-complete with some left over floramax I had
Tahitian Moon Sand




Day 1 (3/27/2014): Dual T5 normal output lights

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Day 2 (3/28/2014)

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Day 3 (3/29/2014)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l8IdcYw-OQ
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Day 15 (4/10/2014): Upgraded lights to Dual T5 high output lights
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9P7TD1liwEA
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I've been adding and taking away plants. I'll post the next status on 5/1/2014. This'll give more time for the plants to adapt and grow. That's it for now.

Last edited by chillwaterfish; 07-29-2014 at 07:43 AM. Reason: Update
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Looks really good. Nice start
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Looks very nice.

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Here is the link of the latest update and progression of what's been going on with this tank.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aekFIffXh6Y
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