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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 07-23-2008, 01:37 AM Thread Starter
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Alasse's 5' planted (56K)

As yet unfinished

Stats so far

Substrate: Black gravel mixed with Richgro , a top layer of red gravel on top
Lighting: 1 double 4ft T8 Dalbarb reflector (1x 40W & 1x 36W tube) + 2x 2ft T5 (25W tubes i think)
Ferts: None as yet
Filtration: Fluval 405
Plants: Java Fern, Java Moss, Crypts, Chain Swords, Wisteria, Elodea, Val, Rotala wallichii, Anubias & Large swords
Driftwood: 4 pieces, 1x large (124cm) & 3 smaller, 1 of the smaller pieces store bought, the rest found
Occupents: 4x Angels, 2x Bristlenose Cats, 3x Cory Cats, 5x Yoyo Loaches, 2x Clown Loaches & some Shrimp




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very nice tank very naturel looking
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very nice. the wood work is fantastic.

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Updated pic, now its grown in a bit

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Thats some dense plant growth! Looks good

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I'm impressed! Very nicely done!
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New updated pic, taken tonight



Stocked with:

6 Angels (2 are a breeding pair), 5 Pakistani loaches, 2 Clown loaches, 3 Cories, 2 Bristlenose & some Riffle shrimp
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Excellent tank. You have CO2 on that?


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No CO2 on this tank, nor do i use ferts
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Excellent example of how you can make a nice Low tech tank!! Awesome. Well done.

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I'm quite pleased with the way its turning out.
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Love the wood! Love the tank! Very nicely done!
Do you still have your yoyo loaches?
Do you use any root tabs?

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