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Old 03-06-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
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Adding plants & driftwood!

I tossed the fake plants, and am starting to add live plants to my 30 gallon! Yippee! It's a loooooong ways from finished, but it's gotta start somewhere! I added some driftwood too and anchored the plants to it. The driftwood is "a floater" so it's held down with some rocks for the time being. I can't wait until my tall order of plants arrives to the LFS, hopefully next week!
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Don't mind the algae on the glass. I have been letting it "grow out" since my pleco jumped the tank 3 weeks ago and I haven't decided what type of algae eater I want to add. Yesterday I moved our juvenile spotted sailfin (only temporary) to the tank so he can enjoy some "glass walking".



Above you can see my 3" Kribensis expolring a "new house" opportunity. He LOVES the entrance under the driftwood
Below you can see my 3.8" "glass walker" goin to town!
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Old 03-08-2012, 04:21 AM   #3
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Thanks I need to post pictures of the tank glass now...he had it whipped in to shape in under 3 hours!!! The entire tank! It's beautiful again!
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Thanks I need to post pictures of the tank glass now...he had it whipped in to shape in under 3 hours!!! The entire tank! It's beautiful again!
He is going to get huge at this rate!
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Oddly enough, most algae eaters don't eat the kind of algae that grows on the side of the glass. They actually will eat algae that is invisible to the eye. Just a thought
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Is that fishing line or sewing thread you are using to tie down your plants?
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It looks to be yes.
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He is going to get huge at this rate!
You aren't a kidding! He has been growing like crazy!!!
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Oddly enough, most algae eaters don't eat the kind of algae that grows on the side of the glass. They actually will eat algae that is invisible to the eye. Just a thought
Really??? Wow! We have been lucky then! Both of our plecos love glass walking They also get wafers at night and some veggies. Actually this little guy is a garbage disposal LOL! He eats EVERYTHING! When all the other fish come out to eat, he moves behind them sucking up any left over flakes so I don't have anything to clean up!
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Is that fishing line or sewing thread you are using to tie down your plants?
I used cotton sewing thread. I had read that it will dissolve as the roots grab onto the driftwood. I like that!
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