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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-06-2009, 05:57 AM Thread Starter
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My first 30g planted tank

Alright so im pretty new to the PTF and have seen a wide variety of tanks that have inspired me to start my own. Any comments or suggestions are welcome

day one

after plants and mats arrived


some alterations


specs:
30g tank
30lbs eco complete
15lbs mixed gravel
5 slates
3 pieces of driftwood
aquaclear 50 filter
aquaclear 30 powerhead
marineland heater
mini-glass co2 diffuser
and chopstick diffuser there under the filter

plants:
if you guys could help me out with labeling here..
5 mother plants of anubias in the back
(7)the front are fissiden splachnobryoides
not sure about the rest


fauna:
thanks to NikonD70
9 happy norman's lampeyes
2 SAE
3 Ottos somewhere..
20 Ghost shrimp

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oops i forgot, im using PC flourescent bulbs.

1 65W 10,000 20.7" Daylight bulb

ordered a 55W and it's on its way!
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looks nice

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Update on my 30g

unfortunately i have no suggestions on my tank to work with
anyway, here are some pictures. Thank you PRESTON4479 for the tonina belem

pregnant ghost shrimp, should i take her out?



my marimo ball /w shrimp



FTS, now with 10 lampeye (1 baby)


my fissidens splachnobryoides dont seem to be growing much =/ what does grow out is eaten by my GS. sigh. And, again, sorry for the bad pictures. I currently do not own a camera (sold it to startup the tank). So im using the HTC HD as my camera/phone


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improved shot of ghost shrimp

thanks to my bro



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i thought i'd update..even though this tank has been tore down to start 3 other tanks..this was my first so i wanted to show the end result



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