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orca IAH New Member
Joined: Jun 15, 2009 Posts: 84 Location: Jayanagar, Bangalore Status:
Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:11 am Post subject: Orca's New Planted tank
I am setting up (or trying to setup) a 69"x20"x20" planted tank.
Am doing this after a 15 year break from my aquarium hobby so am a little rusty.
I have ordered for the following plants:
Please guide me which plants to use and which not to use.
For lighting, I will most likely use T5 tubes as there is less space above this tank's location. I need suggestions as to how many T5's to put in there.
I have bought a Dophin C-1600 canister filter.
For substrate, I intend to use Laterite topped with river sand.
I have some old/new driftwood with me.
Please suggest if i am on the right track
Preeths Committed Member of IAH
Joined: Nov 07, 2007 Posts: 1955 Location: Bangalore Status:
Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:33 pm Post subject: Re: Orca's New Planted tank
You forgot CO2......go pressurised for such a large tank and add ferts.
Joined: May 15, 2007 Posts: 2422 Location: Bangalore Status:
Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:40 pm Post subject: Re: Orca's New Planted tank
You could look at MH as a lighting Option, you would need high light for the plants you have ordered.
And as Preetham has already mentioned you would need a pressurized CO2 Kit and dose ferts for this tank.
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