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Waterbox Frag 105.4 Dutch High Tech

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Technical specs:
  • Tank: Waterbox Frag 105.4 (48"L x 24"W x 16"H)
  • Filtration: Sump included with tank
  • Lighting: 2x BuildMyLED Dutch. I think they are the XB (more powerful) model but I honestly forget lol
  • CO2: Old GLA regulator with IDEAL needle valve. PVC reactor running on dedicated loop in sump. 10lb tank w/ 5lb backup
  • Return pump: Jebao DCP 5000 (~40%)
  • CO2 Reactor Pump: Jebao DCP 2500 (~30%)
  • Substrate: Black diamond blasting sand (BDBS)
Plants:
  • Rotala rotundifolia
  • Ludwigia red
  • Staurogyne repens
  • Dwarf hairgrass
  • Ludwigia arcuata
  • Monte carlo (barely any will probably remove)
  • Mermaid weed
  • Bacopa monnieri
  • Bacopa colorata
  • Blyxa japonica
  • Hygrophila araguaia
  • Limnophila aromatica 'mini'
  • Lobelia cardinalis 'small form'
  • Ludwigia sp rubin
  • Rotala Blood Red Singapore (SG)
  • Rotala Mexicana Goias
  • AR Mini Variegated
  • Physostegia purpurea (sword-like plant in back)
  • Penthorum sedoides
  • Limnophila belem
  • Limnophila helferi aka sp vietnam
  • Lagenandra meeboldii 'red round'
  • Heteranthera zosterifolia (all melted on me)
Livestock:
  • 10 rummynose tetra
  • 6 harlequin rasbora
  • 3 sterbai cory

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11/7/2022 - Just before my latest big trim and rescape. Will try to upload more recent pics soon. Things are pretty sparse now lol

I was also having some issues with BGA along the front of the tank. I nuked it with some H2O2 and it is totally gone now

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Your scissors must be busy, that is a ton of stems! Love a good dutch. How are you finding owning it compared to other types of scapes?
 
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