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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-13-2008, 01:32 AM Thread Starter
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About to start, have a couple questions

I'm about to jump into planted tanks(next week i'll finish tank). Building everything from the ground up. Tank, lights,stand etc... Anywho this is the tank that i'm going to copy on a smaller scale.

Can anyone tell me the plant list for this tank. Looks like a moss(maybe java moss?) then some kind of fern? and a grass like plant in the back?

Ok so my tank is 25"x21"x15" and I would like to only use a 70W MH about 10" or so off the water. Can these plants above grow on a 70W metal halide? With a 70W metal halide do you think Co2 will be mandatory?

I think I'm a noob
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Grasslike plant looks like jungle vallisneria. Fern looks like a bolbitis species. Most mosses would work for that moss-look you're going for. Of course, I could be dead wrong on all my plant IDs.

I have no experience with bolbitis or whatever that is, but vals and mosses are not extremely particular when it comes to lighting.
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