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jenzinger 30 Gallons (~120 Liters) (~6 gallons in water part) - Your Tanks

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jenzinger

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30 Gallons (~120 Liters) (~6 gallons in water part)

Date Started

June 2014

Lighting

LED 12 x 4 = 48 Watts
(8x 6500K, 4x 3000K)

Equipment

- pump inside sponge for water circulation
- tubing to pump water over land part (dripping moss wall)

CO2

none

Substrate

quartz gravel

Parameters

pH 7.0
NO3 = 0
NO2 = 0
GH = 10
KH = 8

Humidity ~80%
Temperature 25-28 C (76-82 F)

Fertilization

none

Plants

Land Part:

- various carnivorous plants
(2x Nepenthes, 1x Heliamphora, 1x Cephalotus, 1x Utricularia calycifida, 1x Pinguicula moranensis)
- 2x orchids Angraecum leonis
- 2x Cryptocoryne wendii "Tropica"
- moss from the garden

Water Part:

- Cryptocoryne wendii "Tropica"
- Microsorum Mini
- Lysimachia Nummularia Aurea

Inhabitants

2x Otocinclus
2x cherry shrimp
2x nerite snail
and swarms of seed shrimp (unintentionally)

Comments

Low tech natural tank setup - the walls were modeled with PU foam and were covered are a couple of layers of a mix of cement, coconut coir, and vermiculite - following recipes for Hypertufa. Looks like rock but doesn't have much weight and supports moss growth.

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