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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-24-2012, 06:20 AM Thread Starter
annexthebear
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60Gallon Discus Cube

Hey guys, I had a diary thread on my 60 gallon cube tank a while back, and since then have made some major changes. Here's the quick stats:
--It's a 24"X24"X24" cube
--lighting is both 1 each of T5 normal and high output 2 bulb fixtures. So 4 bubls total, but only 2 are high output.
--No CO2, but that may change soon.
--Marineland C-360 Canister filter (swapped the Carbon for Peat granules to lower the PH and soften the water)

Fish list:
--3 Discus (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
--3 Denison barbs
--4 Julii Cori Cats
--1 Red Spotted Gold Severum

Plant List:
--4 various Anubias plants attached to the driftwood
--2 different types of fern attached to driftwood
--2 Amazon Swords
--1 Uroguyensis Sword
--1 Red Rubin Sword
--8 clumps of "tape grass"
--Random mosses strewn about
--3 Glosso patches

I need a school of small schooling fish, and I want to stick to the south american blackwater theme, other than the denison barbs which i know are asian. They're the fish I've had the longest and dont want to get rid of them, but otherwise would like a Amazon theme.

Anyway, here's pics.

First, I picture of what it looked like BEFORE I re-arranged the driftwood and plants today. I didn't like the amount of space the wood took up, and felt like it would eventually restrict the movement of the discus too much once they grow bigger.


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And here's what it looks like now:



Some of the moss.


Couple pics of the fish that I could get a decent pic of




Hope you like it! I'm loving my discus, personally. First time i've had the guts to try some.
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