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First Planted.....

Hello to all! I have been roaming this site and others for a couple of month's now to help a friend out with thier planted tank. After my friend got the tank up and running i decide to start my own. Although i am not new to fishkeeping (kept several reef tanks over the years), wanted to get some feedback on my 5g. All input would be much appreciated..

Specs: 5 gallon topfin acrylic tank
Sustrate:1" layer of MGOPM and 1" of carrib sea river pebbles
Lightiing: Home depot clamp on lamp w/ 23w daylight spiral cfl
Filtration: internal filter that came with the tank & Topfin mini hang on back w/ charcoal for tannins
Flora: crypt val.(not sure), anubias, dwarf chain sword, baby tears, crypt wendti red, frogbit, and something that petsmart said was wisteria (doesnt look like the stuff in lfs)
Ferts: Excel 1ml a week after water change(25-50%)

The tank has been running for about 3 weeks
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this i believe is only after a couple days
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