Hi, and thanks for stopping by another attempt at journaling. I have had these 2 tanks going since March and am finally succeeding after a little over a year of learning about planted aquariums. After many trials, errors, and learning curves, by golly, I think I am getting it!
Any comments, advice, suggestions are greatly appreciated and welcomed
Tanks: 20 gallon long
Lights: Tank #1 BML Dutch Planted 6300k,#2 BML MC Dutch Planted 6300K
Filters: Eheim 2215
C02; GLA Pro-2 Regulator, GLA Inline Atomic Diffusers, Cal Aqua Pearl Drop Checkers
Fertilizer: PPS-Pro with additional Seachem Iron
This is Tank #1
Fauna: 6 Honey Gourami, 2 Thick Lipped Gourami, 13 Neon Tetras, 6 Pygmy Cory
Plants: Lymnophila aromatica, Japonica blyxa, Creeping Jenny,Ludwigia rubin (emmersed form, starting to redden), Ludwigia repens, Marsilea minuta, Dwarf hair grass, Pogostemon erectus, Lobelia cardinalis, Brazilian pennywort (floating; made 2 rings with air tubing so I can move it around), Christmas moss
This is Tank #2
Fauna: 6 Leopard Danio, 7 Neon Dwarf Rainbow, 3 Guppy, 4 otos
Plants: Mayaca fluviatilis, Heteranthera zosterifolia, Rotala rotundifolia, Dwarf hair grass, Ammannia gracilis, Lobelia cardinalis, Mermaid Weed (which used to fill up right hand corner, but SAE thought it tasted good..I have one small sprig left, and SAE has been removed), Micranthemum "Monte Carlo"