This is our first planted system. I am looking for thoughts and ideas/constructive criticism. Tank has been running for only a few days.
Setup: 29g standard
Light: Finnex planted plus 30", 7 hour photoperiod
Eheim 2215 canister running stock media, no carbon pad
150w Hydra heater
Currently started Flourish Excel
1. I am thinking of purchasing dry ferts for either the EI or PPS-Pro system. What is the difference between these? Is this too early to start dosing? I would probably do half the recommended dose since I am not running CO2.
2. Do I need to add more flow, or is the Eheim 2215 sufficient? Is the intake pipe for the filter ok where it is, or should it be on opposite side of the spray bar?
3. Feel free to make comments on aquascape and plants, but except for the taller plants in the background, some are just in there in hopes they can starting rooting some to be placed later. Feel free though to share.
4. Fish will come soon, and will be mostly tetras and smaller fish.
THanks, here's the picture.