55gal Planted.

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55gal Planted.

Postby Farmer » Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:09 pm

Stock List as of right now:
2-Dwarf Flame Gourami
2-Female German Blue Rams (going to get male someday lfs didnt have one at the time of the 2 female)
1-Clown Loach
1 pair breeding Bristle Nose (2 fry also)
Hope to get Angles to.

Substrate is mud and Pool filter sand on top.
Newly done tank so plants haven't taken off from the switch of substrate
DIY CO2 2-2liter
The hose in middle of tank is for air. Its on timer turns on when lights turn off

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Re: 55gal Planted.

Postby ~RuSh~ » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:54 pm

Looks great. What do you have for lighting?
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Re: 55gal Planted.

Postby Farmer » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:33 pm

Coralife dual 48" t-5 HO
54w 10,000K Daylight lamp and other is 54w 5000K Zoo Med Flora Sun Maximum Plant Growth.
Dont think its enough light but everything seems to be growing.
It came with the actinic bulb but i didnt like intensity with that bulb so I got the Flora Sun.
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Re: 55gal Planted.

Postby Osclutino » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:22 pm

I like the plants, wood, and the gravel plus the fishes in the tank, you captured that nature look with the setup.
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Re: 55gal Planted.

Postby Farmer » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:10 pm

Thanks Osclutino. Its a work in progress. Hopefully everything takes off.
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