Hi I'm Hari form India.
I started my first planted tank on 28th of Feb2008.
light: 4x54W t5HOs . 10 hrs/day
filter: 1x dolphin 1100l/h external canister + 1x1500l/h internal power filter
flora: Tried a lot of them.
fauna: mostly rainbows, tetras, cories and discus.
dosing: macros- pmdd after water change
micros:- everyday after lights off
Co2: pressurized with a dynamax diffuser.
substrate: laterite topped with white sand
decorations: rocks + dirft wood
here is the picture of my first setup
unfortunately all my fishes dies on 11th of nov2008 due to a co2 needle valve malfunction.
later I have redone the tank and here is the picture. as on jan4th 2009
later due to a leak in the tank, I had to tear down this setup and redo the entire thing agin.
this time i have added more woods and rocks and less plants.
this is how it looks like now.
now i have a small attack of bba. trying to fight back with more co2 and proper dosing.
please give your comments and suggestions.