New to planted tanks - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-16-2006, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
Guest
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1
New to planted tanks

Hi I have a100 gal tank in my office that I set up last september and planted in december it is my first attent.I am happy with it but how log it takes to get full of plants. I have avout 70 plants. My water lilys are going wild. but the anubias look the same. and my back ground, with i do not remember the name it looks like a tall grass is the same. I use a wet dry filter and an average of 2 watts per gallon. I have a large discus and four angels and some coris.
jibaro is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-16-2006, 10:41 PM
Guest
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 365
Welcome to TPT! Sounds like a nice setup.

And anubias grow slowly so don't fret.
Adrian is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2006, 03:26 AM
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: San Antonio TX
Posts: 48
Quote:
wet dry filter
wouldn't this drive CO2 out of the water? I am still getting back into planted tanks but I can't believe the 'minimal surface agitation' concept has changed that much. A wet dry is all about gas exchange to produce robust healthy colonies of aerobic bacteria.

I suspect your outgassing some useful CO2 with that setup.
RamPuppy is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2006, 04:49 AM
Wannabe Guru
 
medicineman's Avatar
 
PTrader: (7/100%)
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Jakarta - Indonesia
Posts: 1,461
Send a message via Yahoo to medicineman
Welcome!

One of our member is kind enough to make guides for newcomers and experienced as well. Visit www.rexgrigg.com for an overview of things one should know for a start.

Keep on learning, experimenting and post the good (and bad) result.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
medicineman is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome