I've been kinda lurking and reading for a couple of weeks now and finally decided I'd introduce myself.
My names Joe,but friends call me Yote.Not really new to aquariums but new to planted tanks. I help at my LFS
to pay for and help others with the hobby.Just don't know much about the plants.( usually kill anything green by just touching it ).
I kept a 125 gallon full reef for 5 years,until the wife decided she wanted to put in new hardwood floors. No was I going to move 125 gallons of saltwater with 300 pounds of live rock,so I sold the tank.
4 weeks ago after I came from a trip to one of our wholesalers,I found a 90gal tank,stand,substrate,filters,light,pretty much everything except water,fish,and plants in my truck.Can't complain since it was all free to me.So now I've got a 90gal freshwater tank with a few fish and plants sitting in my livingroom.
The fish include 3 Discus,some Rasboras,Cardinal Tetras,a couple of Cories.
Not sure of the plants except for a Cardinal,some Money Wort,and some different swords.
Now here is where I'm stuck.
I have a fixture with 2X 250 HQI halides.Great for a reef,but I'm maybe a little much for a planted tank.
What are your thoughts.
And I'll try to post some pictures when I get home from the LFS