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EngineChauffer 29 Gallon - Your Tanks

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EngineChauffer

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29 Gallon

Date Started

Planted on 5-1-13 Cycled for 1 1/2 months prior

Lighting

Stock hood retrofitted with 55w AHSupply.com kit with high polished reflector. (4) 12k 3 LED Puck (2) Actnic Blue on custom brackets. 10hr Main Lightcycle with 1hr before for transition lights as follows (2) 12k come on first in middle of fixture, then additional (2) 12k and (2) Actnic Blue on ends of the fixture after 1/2hr. The dusk cycle is opposite.

Equipment

--Undertow undergravel filter connected to three Whisper 20's (Two Fluval BioMedia - on 24/7 all the time - another with just a airstone, Purigen and Cuprisorb - on only at night

--All-Glass aquarium top

--Heater: Aqueon Pro 100w

--Stand: Petco Brooklyn 29 Gallon Metal Tank Stand

CO2

None

Substrate

Mix of "medium" size light naturally colored gravel mixed with Flourite Red (Approx 60/40) Capped with Eco-Complete -- Approx 3-4" deep total

Parameters

Last test on 5-18-13 results:
PH 6.4
Ammonia .25
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 40 ppm
KH 17.9 ppm 1 degree dkH
GH 107.4 ppm

Fertilization

Seachem Liquid ferts according to their dosing schedule. Currently dosing: Flourish, Flourish Excel, Iron and Potassium

Plants

Mellon Sword, Marimo Moss Balls, Red Nesaea, Micro Sword, Java Moss, Java Fern, Bacopa, Wide Leaf Sag, Water Wisteria, Red Ludwigia and Dwarf Hairgrass

Inhabitants

(1) 8" Kissing Gourami
(2) Baby Marbled Angels
(3) Black Mollies
(3) Gold Mollies
(1) Zebra Danio (mistake by LFS)
(4) Brilliant Rasbora
(3) Amano Shrimp
(3) Yellow Neo Shrimp
(4) Amano Shrimp
(4) Glass Whisker Shrimp

...and a couple of Olive Nerite snails

Comments

Malaysian Driftwood, Red Slate, Black Vinyl background, the usual timers, and dimmers for LED's

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