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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-11-2016, 02:42 PM Thread Starter
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My first planted tank

Plants:
Glosso
Dwarf Hairgrass

Substrate:
Aquasoil

Accessories:
HOB Filter
50W Heater
LED light fixture

Ferts:
None

Live Stock:
2 Otocinclus
2 Nerite Snails

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-11-2016, 02:49 PM
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for week 3 that's some impressive growth
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Thanks! I've been gathering tips in the forums for ages
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Looks good. Co2 makes a huge difference.
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well done - will look even better once it fills in!


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Thanks! The glosso is growing rapidly with the co2 kicked up to 1bps

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very beautiful tank! im currently trying to carpet a 5 gallon tank with monte carlo, any tips?
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very beautiful tank! im currently trying to carpet a 5 gallon tank with monte carlo, any tips?


Thanks! I haven't had any experience with Monte Carlo, but with Glosso and Dwarf Hairgrass, it's growing at a fast rate with just pressurized CO2 and 70umol(Aquasky light at 7hrs a day). I might start dosing dry ferts in a few weeks though.
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What CO2 set up do you have?

Shelldwellers - Multifasciatus, Similis, Ocellatus gold, Caudopunctatus
Cyprichromis - Utinta, Kitumba, Mpulungu
Altolamprologus Sumbu dwarf, Goldhead Muzi
Synodontis - petricola, polli (wild)
200 Gallon Angelfish planted tank
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