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Bubba's dirty high tech 40 gallon breeder.

"Bywater Pond" - named after the pond in The Shire, from "The Lord of the Rings".movie series.
So named as I live in the town of Shiremanstown, PA...affectionately known as "The Shire"

The tank is cycled, I got my last piece for the CO2 build in the mail yesterday (8/12/2015) and my dry ferts are due to arrive today. It's time to kick this pig!

Filtration / Circulation / Media:
Marineland H.O.T Magnum 250 / SunSun JVO 110 - 530 gph / Ehiem - SubstratPro

Flora:
Back
25 - plant Aquabid crapola assortment. mostly stem plants for the background.
Middle
2 - Anubias from petco - they were covered in crud (for bacterial seeding).
1 - Amazon sword in a tube - Morbid curiosity, just to see how they did.
Front
10 - Lilaeopsis Brazilensis - TPT "for sale" forum

Fauna:
Cleaners
3 - Green corys
3 - Julii corys
3 - Glass shrimp
3 - Oto cats
Amusement:
12 - Neon Tetras
1 - Orange Platty - disgusting tank cycle fodder
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40 breeder - 1.25" Dirt/1.25" Black Diamond cap - Pressurized CO2 (2.25bps) - 2x54watt T5HO and 42watt LED (total 150watts; 14,500 lumens) - EI dosing - 50% weekly WC - H.O.T. Magnum 250 canister - SunSun 530 gph pump - Set-up 7-14-2015 - Cycled 8-1-2015

"Whatever is inconsistent with the facts,
no matter of how fond of it we are,
MUST be discarded or revised." - Carl Sagan

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week 4

Everything done.
If all is still, I can sense the tank balancing!
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40 breeder - 1.25" Dirt/1.25" Black Diamond cap - Pressurized CO2 (2.25bps) - 2x54watt T5HO and 42watt LED (total 150watts; 14,500 lumens) - EI dosing - 50% weekly WC - H.O.T. Magnum 250 canister - SunSun 530 gph pump - Set-up 7-14-2015 - Cycled 8-1-2015

"Whatever is inconsistent with the facts,
no matter of how fond of it we are,
MUST be discarded or revised." - Carl Sagan
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like that driftwood set up
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