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Old 11-06-2004, 11:44 PM   #1
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Low light 20 gallon

Been going for a few months now, no CO2, 1wpg...




Oh yeah, any suggestions for the hair algae?

Heres its original set up

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Old 11-07-2004, 12:58 AM   #2
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beautiful!!!
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Old 11-07-2004, 01:09 AM   #3
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You've made a lot of progress, tank looks great!

I've head Rosy Barbs like Hair Algae, but I don't know from experience. Rainbow Shrimp might also help.
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Old 11-14-2004, 11:52 AM   #4
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That is a beautiful looking tank. Rosy Barbs or, if you are lucky, American-Flag Fish would take care of that hair algae.
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Old 11-18-2004, 12:45 PM   #5
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Great looking setup, hard to believe it's only 1 WPG!!!!!
Whats your secret??
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Old 11-20-2004, 07:18 AM   #6
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from what i've learnt the secret is to match the plants with what equipment you have, for example, if you only have 1WPG then choose plants that need less or 1WPG, i failed on the first couple of plants i tried because i didnt research properly, i think im slowly getting the hang of it now (at the basic end of things) I spent a good couple hours choosing plants and researching on other sites etc the plants a got the couple weeks ago are growing well.

there are some fantastic looking low light tanks
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Yes, a successful tank has plenty of research done in advance (or along the way ) to ensure the plants have the best growing conditions.
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Old 11-20-2004, 07:26 PM   #8
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So what do you do to maintain this tank? Any fert dosing? I'm thinking of converting from hight light to low light. I've just about had enough growing algae!

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wow, that looks awesome
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Old 11-29-2004, 10:19 AM   #10
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Looks good ShubunkinLover, what plants do you have in that tank?
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