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Old 12-11-2014, 10:36 AM   #11
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I bought some natural colored gravel but my brother had a good point what about river rocks from like lowes couldn't I use that? Or would I have to boil it before using it?


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Old 12-15-2014, 09:22 AM   #12
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Well so far I placed the gold fish that came with the 155 back into the tank. they will be good to cycle it. Once it's cycled I'll place my fish that I actually want in there.
Maybe in the summer I'll pass the goldfish along to friends or even a pet shop I may just keep one only cause it has a nice white tail.

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Old 12-15-2014, 09:42 AM   #13
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Can I make this tank heavily planted without a co2 kit? I am afraid I will overdo the co2 with the kit and they are also expensive.


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To utilize CO2 fully you need strong light. Lighting a bow front isn't that easy unless you ignore the bow. Yes , there are lots of plants that will flourish without CO2. Look for low light plants such as Annubias, Cryptocorynes, Java fern, and most mosses. As well some swords do well with moderate light and can be potted to help nourish them.
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Old 12-15-2014, 03:26 PM   #15
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Ok cool I really didn't wanna use co2 my lighting I think is pretty good I'm not worried about lighting up the bow front part but it does get some light I'm using a Current USA Satellite Freshwater LED Plus Light I inly have 1 and it does decent job at lighting up the whole tank, I'm not gonna hang it so it sits on top of the tank.. But would I be able to do moss if I go that route


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Old 12-20-2014, 12:42 AM   #16
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So I got my 155 up and running I think it's still cycling I had gold fish in it to help it out.. It's been like 3 days and I decided today to add my fish well who guessed a kuhli loach could squeeze into this area Click image for larger version

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So any ideas on how to get it out or will it ever get out.. I blocked the other side with rocks so the other won't find its way into it hopefully this one will pop out n I can cover this up with rocks too


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