warning: i have no idea what i am doing. i am also open to any suggestions for improvement. thanks for looking!
Equipment and such:
Aquaclear 50 filter
2x24W T5 HO AquaticLife, one 650nm bulb and one 6000 K bulb
flourish excel SID
1 very attractive blue airstone
i also have dry fertilizers which i have hidden in the aquarium stand. i don't think i have enough light or CO2 to warrant their use yet, but i've been seeing some holes in my wisteria and other mild deficiency symptoms...
Windelov java fern(not a fan...)
Anubias barteri 'nana'
another unidentified moss species
a few tiny bits of pennywort
6 cherry barbs
1 albino paradise fish
hoping to get some rummy nose tetras, or scarlet badis, or pygmy corys, or some other interesting fish. not really sure what, yet.
i'll start from the beginning! just realized my camera's white balance is off in all these photos so my apologies for that.
Day 1: newly planted, looks very sad
a few closeups of my tiny hc. i put a bit of it on just about every possible surface in the tank, as i was not sure where it would grow best...
Day 15(2 weeks later). sorry about all the test tubes haha.
Day 21, looking slightly less sad
and some updated images of my hc patches...