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36 Gallon Bowfront

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So finally i decided to start a journal. this is my first planted tank.

Equipment:
36 Gallon Bowfront Aqueon Aquarium,
HOB Aqueon filter (hoping that soon it will be changed to Eheim or Fluval canister),
Aqueon heater.

CO2:
Pressurized, 5 lb tank with Milwaukee regulator, Mr.Aqua Ceramic Diffuser.

Lighting:
Nova Extreme T5HO 2x24

Substrate:
Eco-Complete

Fertilization:
1/4 Tsp-KN03 3x a week, 1/8 Tsp-KH2P04 3x a week, 3/4 Tsp-GH booster once a week, 5ml Seachem Flourish 3x a week, Seachem root tabs.

Parameters:
Ph 6.4 to 7, KH 4, GH 6

Plants:
Blyxa Japonica, Limnophlia Aromatica, Nesea Triflora.

Inhabitants:
Guppies, Zebra Danios, Cories, Ottos, Ghost Shrimp.

Photos:
This is how the tank looked like before tear down:


Background ready to be painted:


Finished:


Big leap forward:




Two weeks later it is a disaster:
Wood was removed, half or more plants died.


Blyxa Japonica: white growth (what kind of deficiency is it ?)


Limnophlia Aromatica:




A little update after almost a month







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