My first planted tank. Started 78 days ago.
Still learning to grow.
50tall glass (36 x 18 x 19)
Fluval 305 with sponge over intake
36 inch BLACK SOLAR T5 HO - 4 X 39W
Hydor Pressurized CO2
Confused dosing, getting EI schedule established
Amazon Swords- look good (one leaf new or twisted, yellow leaf?)
Anubias Barteri- diminished brown spots, new growth, some black specks of algae, one leaf that looks rusted, make that two, yellow specks
Anubias Frazeri- good, new growth, one yellow leaf
Hygro Giant- significant die off when planted, current robust growth. Some removed.
Java Moss- improving
R. rotundifolia- robust, trimmings traded to LFS
R. wallichii- poor, removed
R. macrandra- Dead.
Ruffle Sword- two of three dissolved and remaining sample looks good. Vallisneria- die off when planted, much new growth, runners!
Wisteria- half or more initial stems completely lost, submerged leaf patterns then wild growth, 90% removed
Dwarf Hair Grass- never looked good, removed.
Hygrophilia polysperma- good
Hornwort- robust backup biomass, 50% removed
Anacharis- robust backup biomass, 95% removed
Ammania gracilis- good new growth with red stems
Micranthemum micranthemoides- dead.
Riccia fluitans- good
Hydrocotyle leucocephala- good
5 Scarlet Badis
2 Electric Blue Rams (two males in love)
2 Rummy Nose Tetras (only two at LFS, looking to web for more)
3 Red Cherry Shrimp
1 Amano Shrimp
1 Mystery Snail
6-66 Pond Snails
Here are pics of Day 1 and then Day 78: