Well I've been looking around this site for a couple of weeks now and I have felt in love w some of the tanks that I've seen here. So I decided to try and make my own planted tank.
Filter: TopFin 40
CO2: DIY w/ Glass CO2 diffuser w DIY bubble counter
Lighting:26W CFL X2
Heater: 100W ? brand set at 75degrees
Substrate: Pool Filter Sand "Don't ever buy at HomeDepot is not the same thing"
Black Knife Ghost Fish
Here's my dosing schedule
Monday-1/4TSP KNO3, 5ml CSM+B, 1ml Flourish Iron
Tuesday- 1/8 K2SO4, 1/16KH2PO4
Wednesday- 1/4TSP KNO3, 5ml CSM+B
Thursday- 1/8 K2SO4, 1/16KH2PO4
Friday- 1/4TSP KNO3, 5ml CSM+B, 1ml Flourish Iron
Saturday- 1/8 K2SO4, 1/16KH2PO4
Sunday 50% WC
Update Pics 1/18/10
Here is the start of my journal.
Setting up the sand
Locating the rocks
Adding the plants
The final look for now
I plan on adding a black background,some riccia for grass along w some other plants, and getting a glass CO2 diffuser
Water is still kind of cloudy hopefully it will clear up by tomorrow
any suggestion, advise or comments are welcome I'm new at this some any feedback is great