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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:23 pm Post subject: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank - Update 13 Aug 08 Reply with quote

 Tank  Specs:  24  x  15  x  12  (inches)
 Substrate  :  ADA  Amazonia  II
 Lights:  4X14  watt  T5  lights
 Filteration:  Eheim  2213
 CO2  Pressurised  
 
 Need  suggestions  on  plants  that  dont  grow  too  tall.
 
 Plants:
 Spiky  Moss
 Christmas  Moss
 Anubias
 E.Tennelus
 Crypt  Parva
 Narrow  Leaf  Java  Fern
 Windlov  Fern
 Star  Grass
 HC  (hoping  it  will  grow)
 
 
 
 
 
 


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:45 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Lovely  start....the  bog  wood  is  such  a  strong  focal  point...
 
 Don't  you  think  you  have  underplanted  a  bit?
 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:05 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 very  nice  tank  Camy,  pls  put  more  plants  in  the  ground  too....
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:10 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Prem,  
 
 Very  good  start  and  the  tank  looks  awesome!
 
 Keeping  in  mind  that  the  substrate  is  ADA,  the  tank  looks  a  little  underplanted.  May  be  control  over  photo  period  will  help  you  battle  algae.
 
 Best  of  luck  with  the  new  setup.
 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:15 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Great  start  Prem.  All  the  best.  Thumb Up
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:17 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Prem
 
 Thats  a  good  start.  That  a  good  start.  Love  the  driftwood  &  what  you  have  done  with  it.
 
 You  need  to  get  more  plants  in  there,  especially  at  the  back.  Try  to  look  at  other  options  like  Glosso  for  the  foreground.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:43 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Hi
 
 Prem
 
 Nice  Looking  scape,  hope  you  have  plans  to  add  some  more  Plants   Clapping  
 
 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:53 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 is  the  substrate  enough  for  the  plants??dont  the  roots  go  deep?  Sad
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:10 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Prem  lift  the  suction  grid  off  the  amazonia,  the  tank  will  be  coated  with  an  ugly  brown  coat  of  fine  powder  very  soon.  The  suction  should  be  about  3-4  cms  above  the  substrate.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:03 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Prem,
 I've  fallen  for  this  tank  hook,  line  and  sinker!   Very Happy   I  see  that  you've  got  a  width  of  15"  juxtaposed  to  a  height  of  12"  which  makes  the  tank  look  brilliant  IMO.
 
   How  about  a  nice  bushy  foreground  of  Dwarf  Hair  Grass?
 
 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:47 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Another  Awesome  one  in  the  making.....How  many  different  pieces  of  driftwood  in  there...??  Thumb Up  
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:13 am Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Nice  start  Prem.  I  would  suggest  you  to  remove  those  pervas  to  the  Midground  and  put  some  Hair  grass  at  foreground.  Otherwise  spread  those  HC  all  over  so  they  can  fill  up  the  FG.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:18 am Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Thank  you  folks  for  your  comments.
 
 Madan  -  Point  noted  and  corrections  made.  Thank  you.
 
 I  am  yet  to  add  some  more  plants  and  am  hunting  for  it.  I  am  not  sure  about  HC  and  hence  have  my  fingers  corossed.  
 
 This  is  just  one  peice  of  driftwood.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:41 am Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 hi  
 Nice  drift  wood.  scape  looks  quite   interesting.  Can  take  more  plants  i  think.
 
 goodluck
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:47 pm Post subject: Re: 2 Foot ADA Planted Tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Prem,
 
 Thets  great!!  Hope  U  r  my  guide  for  my  first  planted  tank.
 
 
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