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Old 10-26-2019, 06:19 PM   #1
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My Planted tank

I haven't been around for quite some time some may remember when I had my marine tank that got closed down a long while back and recently I thought I would go for a planted tank so got all the bits together and set to work and this is what i have come up with so far Click image for larger version

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Old 10-26-2019, 07:11 PM   #2
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Nice looking tank. Which aquatic denizens will you populate the tank with?
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Old 10-26-2019, 07:47 PM   #3
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Nice looking tank. Which aquatic denizens will you populate the tank with?
Thanks there is

5 baby clown loach
50 cardinals
20 Black tetra
10 serpa tetra
10 Rosy Tetra
10 Buenos Aires tetra
10 male guppys ( other half wanted them )
10 cories
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3 Plecs cant remember there fancy names but remain small
30 Shrimp

I think that's about all makes for a good display of colour and movement
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Old 10-26-2019, 10:15 PM   #4
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Nice! How big is the tank?
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Old 10-26-2019, 10:17 PM   #5
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Nice! How big is the tank?
Its 6ft
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Old 10-26-2019, 11:34 PM   #6
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Is it 125G?
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Old 10-30-2019, 03:35 PM   #7
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Things are still growing away at a very rapid rate and looking healthy and currently no sign of any algae









I also cant seem to get any nitrate reading I've upped the Ei dose and been feeding heavy so looks like the plants are just munching through it.

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Old 11-01-2019, 02:45 PM   #8
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The difference 6 days make

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Seems I'm more green fingered then I thought also been managing to keep household plants alive as well by now I would of normally killed them even treated myself to a Bonsai tree a few months back and that's still alive with new shoots ect
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That's a beautiful looking tank, perfect for a big school of cardinals.
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That's a beautiful looking tank, perfect for a big school of cardinals.
Thanks I presently have around 50 in there hard to believe as they always amongst the plants when I take a picture but will up the shoal at some point
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I've had a prune and things still going well



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Looks awesome. What kind of light do u use and co2 how many bubbles per sec an how big is tank ?
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Looks awesome. What kind of light do u use and co2 how many bubbles per sec an how big is tank ?
The tank has 4x54w HO T5's over it but currently only running 2.

Its 6ft long

C02 system is ista and not sure what thebubble count it the checker is green and I see over 1 point drop in PH

You more then welcome to work bubble count out a vid I took

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That's beautiful mate, well done
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