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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-09-2008, 04:07 AM Thread Starter
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New 2 gallon nano tank

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Hey guys i'm new to the nano planted tank. I have experience with planting a 20 gallon but have since gone micro . I have a 2 gallon acrylic tank with a 14watt light on it. I just added some super fine pond sand and a some gravel. i would like to know what else i need to put a couple of plants in it.

my goals are:
small java fern
dwarf hairgrass or micro sword
dwarf baby tears
and a cherry shrimp or two

Thanks in advance

Also, i pulled some plants from my 20G to start it up.
i have 1 crypt stem, 1 wisteria stem, 1 japonicum, 1 java fern stem, and 1 anacharis bunch in there. How long before i start to see some noticeable growth?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-09-2008, 06:16 AM
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Hi chris, tank looks abit sparingly planted right now. You could add more plants and ensure that plant mass is close to 60-70% of the tank's volume. This will help manage algae issues. Your light is low but should be sufficient for a 1FT tank.

What is your fert regimes? Intend on adding co2?
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just ordered some plants today so it'll fill in eventually i dose with florapride, forgot the exact math, but i have it figured out somewhere lol. i am gona add some co2, just havent figured out how yet. maybe a filter mod?
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