LOL @ you guys... I'm torn between wanting to hug you for being sweet and smacking you upside the head for wanting to fix things YOUR way :hihi: MEN!! LOL
Anyways, here's pics. I haven't done any additional water changes since... (had to go back and look) the 1st, so it's been a week. The tank actually looks clearer and better in person than it does in the pics; crappy camera:
I wish the reds came through clearer in the pictures- this sword is definitely my fav
And here's the flower- one of the buds has finally started blooming!! (the white splotch
I've got a mix of Salvinia, duckweed (ugh), Hydrocoytle, and Red root floater going now in the tank. I'll probably eventually thin the floaters down to just RRF once I have enough.
Undershot (oops I forgot to move the thermometer cord out of the way...)
The hydrocoytle is yet another reason I have a hard time getting good shots of the tank- it catches the light and throws it back at the camera:
Here's a better shot of the E. angustifolius 'vesuvius'- I keep waiting but no sign yet that it's sent out any runners?
One of the E. africanus that will eventually try and take over the tank (I think I've got a few years on this one at the rate they've been growing though LOL)
A few fuzzy shots of the GBRs (they won't hold still and my camera absolutely can't catch anything in motion :icon_roll )
And here's a few angled FTS