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Here's some shots of my new tank. If you recall my past thread "some of my tanks", you'll remember that I had a 10 gallon. Here's its replacement. And some shots of my adorable cories.

This is my first attempt at an actual 'scape, so bear with me. I think I've figured out how to grow plants well enough, might as well move on to scaping.

Specs:

Tank: ADA 60-P (my second ADA tank, I love it)

Lighting: Catalina Aquarium 36 watt 10K PC

Filtration: Eheim 2213 Classic, stuffed with filter floss

Substrate: ADA Aquasoil Malaya 3L; 12 lbs Bright Sand

Flora: Taxiphyllum barbieri, Taxiphyllum sp. "Peacock", Cryptocoryne wendtii "green"

Fauna: 8 Corydoras habrosus, wild form Neocaridina, Neocaridina sp. "cherry red"

hardscape: rocks w/ moss, Malwaysian driftwood w/ moss

Fertilization:Seachem K, Seachem Fluorish.

Also inluded are some updates are my other 60-P.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=3668&stc=1&d=1170644214

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=3669&stc=1&d=1170644272

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where did you buy the tank from?
 

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Tank is from ADGshop.com. Tank is $95 by itself, probably about $115 shipped. ADG has a shipping calculator on the site though. I can not condone ADG and ADA more. I've been nothing but happy with everything I've bought.

Craig, I did not realize that. Thanks for the heads up.
 

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Nice start, maybe use something taller in the back instead of those crypts, maybe stem plants or something grassy.

That other tank is just full of rare plants. :proud:
 

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Nice start, maybe use something taller in the back instead of those crypts, maybe stem plants or something grassy.

That other tank is just full of rare plants. :proud:

Thanks a lot. I was actually thinking of some Eleocharis vivpara behind the crypts. That or Vallisneria "Tiger".
 

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I would suggest putting HM to fill that "v" section in between the two large moss mounds. Remove that isolated clump of moss in the middle. Let the HM fill in the "v" section and also spread horizontally in front of the moss mounds a little bit. This will make a neat effect with the bright green of HM and the dark green of the moss. It will look sort of like a sand dune at the beach, the HM would be the "trail" to the sand of the beach.... Keep the bright sand as the foreground. The HM will do just fine with the bright sand, it won't need the AS that much, don't worry. I would also toss the crypts, but thats my opinion..

For the background I like the idea of using something tall and grassy, definitely will look good, and will also cover the equipment. If you decide to use HM remember that it needs a lot of light and doesnt like to be shaded AT ALL.

I really like your sand and moss beginning. This tank has a lot of potential!

-Ryan
 
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