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Old 08-12-2012, 10:13 PM   #11
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Here's my 40g. Sorry for the bad pics.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:18 PM   #12
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:22 PM   #13
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:39 PM   #14
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Wow, I hope I can make my tank look something remotely close to all these........simply stunning!
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:26 AM   #15
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are any of you using any type of c02 injection in your tanks? my angelfish tank started off heavily planted and was told the c02 would sustain the plants, but that was an epic fail. what hpiguy has done has given me alot of hope to try again! right now i'm "moderately" planted with various fake plants
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are any of you using any type of c02 injection in your tanks? my angelfish tank started off heavily planted and was told the c02 would sustain the plants, but that was an epic fail. what hpiguy has done has given me alot of hope to try again! right now i'm "moderately" planted with various fake plants
I use DIY co2 and I also use flourish excell it's working great for me. I also use regular flourish and flourish iron and root tabs.
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Old 08-19-2012, 04:42 AM   #17
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Rookie i would give anything ti have tanks like that. One mans garbage is another mans treasure. For the record not calimg your tanks garbage.
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I use DIY co2 and I also use flourish excell it's working great for me. I also use regular flourish and flourish iron and root tabs.
Is the c02 necessary in a planted tank? Or just a good think for the plant growth? I did have an amazon sword in a community tank once that grew very well but I never used any c02 that I can recall.
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:55 AM   #19
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Is the c02 necessary in a planted tank? Or just a good think for the plant growth? I did have an amazon sword in a community tank once that grew very well but I never used any c02 that I can recall.
Different plants do better with different things but you can do a low tech tank that will grow great without all the ferts. I have a 20g that just grows from the light and substrate and fish wastes.
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10 Gallon tank. Its not heavily planted *yet* but im still in the process of deciding what other plants I want. Im thinking some crypts.

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