Hoping to see some good growth soon. This is 2 weeks post-initial set up.
Substrate: Miracle grow organic potting soil, fluorite and Eco complete mixed, sand on top.
Plants: micro sword, jungle val, amazon sword, anacharis (moderately planted)
Strip lighting- 2 30 Watt incandescent, 1 Coralife Actinic ( these are 5 years old and need replacing)
Flood light (65Watt, 5700K)
Lights are left on for 8 hours a day
DIY set up, about 1-2 bubbles per second being cycled through a pump.
I do 50% water changes once a week.
I fertilize using seachem flourish nitrogen, potassium,phosphorus, iron, trace.
7 tiger barbs