This is my first attempt at trying do a closed system & filterless planted tank.
Not many people seem to do natural filterless tank here so I thought i'd share my progress
It has been just over month since this tank was planted...and the carpet plants have pretty much covered most of the ground
Plants Used in the Tank:
HC: main foreground
Needle (nana) val: background left
Dowoni: Middle center
Dwarft Sag: left corner
Japanese rush: behind the rock.
Some sort of microsword/thick hairgrass plant: Left center
There are no fauna in the tank yet except for a few ramshorn and loads of copepod that came with the plant. I may add a few shrimp later..
I setup a DIY co2 when I started, but obviously it has died down after a month without changing the yeast mix.
There are no filter or water pump in the tank. I wanted the tank to be portable and be able live without external equipment / electricity. I am planning to put this on my office desk where it will receive good amount of ambient lighting.
I custom made a acrylic top for the tank..routed the edge of the top so that it can fit snugly on the rimless tank without need a trim or clip (after removing the DIY co2)
And here are a few progress shot from Day 1.
Comments and suggestions are more than welcome!