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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-01-2011, 03:26 AM Thread Starter
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Hello,
Just got my new setup..
JUWEL Aquarium Rio 400
450 Litres
151 x 51 x 66 cm
Lighting
2 High-Lite Tube Day 54 W (1200 mm) (12 hour)
2 High-Lite Tube Nature 54 W (1200 mm) (12 hour)
biological and mechanical filtration
Bioflow 8.0
EHEIM ecco pro 200
AquaZoinc Universal UV Filter 18W
Heater 300 Watt
Pressurized CO2 System (3 Drops Per Sec)
substrate material
ADA Power Sand
Aqua Soil Amazonia Normal type
Aqua Soil-Amazonia Powder type

Stability, Prime
Flourish, Flourish Tabs, Flourish Excel ,Flourish Potassium, Flourish Phosphorus

Driftwood and Rocks
Plants
Baby Tears ,Dwarf (Hemianthus callitrichoides), Hygrophila corymbosa 'Kompakt'
Sword, Vesuvius (Echinodorus Angustifolia 'Vesuvius') ,Cabomba Green (Cabomba carolina)
Hairgrass, Dwarf (Eleocharis acicularis ) ,Lloydiella (Lysimachia nummularia) ,Blyxa Japonica ,Wisteria (Hygrophilia Difformis) ,Rotala Macrandra ,Sagittaria

Fish
25 Neon tetra
2 Torpedo Barb
1 spotted sailfin pelco
1 clown loach

My Questions
* Using UV Filter when the tank still cycling?
* Plants leaves become Yellow and fall off or rot away?
* Not sure if i need more light?
Testing Results
- Nitrite 5.0
- Nitrate 5.0
- Ammonia ( was 4.0 ) after 15% water change its 0.5
- PH 6.0 to 6.4
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-01-2011, 03:33 AM
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Looks like it is going to turn out really nice when it all grows in. Do you know what that rock is made of?
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thank you, i have no idea about the rock ..
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do u think my lighting is good or need more?
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I am not the person to ask about lighting, hopefully someone else can chime in about that. The reason I ask about the rock is because it looks as though it could be made of calcium which would not be good. To test it put some vinegar on it and if it bubbles it has calcium in it.
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The lighting looks pretty good from what I can see. Although the right side around the driftwood is kinda shaded but that should be fine.
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nice test i will.
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