How is it so far - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-09-2008, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 16
How is it so far

Well, I was given a 55 g tank and a fluval 404 for free from my friend. I have been working on it every since. I'm running 4 65w PC bulbs around 11hrs a day and started injecting co2 through a DIY yeast method recently. Up until yesterday I didn't have many plants in there, but my order arrived and now its a lot more full. Here are some pictures thus far of the tank. Please let me know what you think as I am new to this and any suggestions will be helpful.

Plants;
Plagionium affine
Java moss
tiger lotus
baby tears
Fissidens Fontanus
Bacopa Caroliniana
Vals
And an Algae buster pack from Aqua Botanic (not sure on the plants)
plus some more from petco, when I had know clue

Fish;
Neon tetra x 5
Angels x 3
Dwarf Gourami x3
Pearl Gourami x3
Red swordtail x 2
Albino corys x 2
Silver hatchets x 4
Balloon mollies x 3

I feed the plants every other day "Kent freshwater plant food", as my LFS recommended it to me and there are also fert tabs in the substrate. I'm hoping my baby tears will carpet the foreground, but is there anything you recommend, as far as plants, placement, ascetics, ferts (maybe I should start using flourish or dry ferts?) let me know please

Thank you this board has been very helpful
Tom






Redmanll34 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-09-2008, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 16
How do I correct this?





And my tiger lotus growing every day!!!


Redmanll34 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-10-2008, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 16
id like my plants to do well, so any help would be appreciated
Tom (bump)
Redmanll34 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