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post #1 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 03:58 AM Thread Starter
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75 gallon planted begins!

Got everything i needed and placed my order for the plants and they are arriving tomorrow from fedex one day shipping

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75 gallon tall (48x15x24)
4 bulb T5 HO w/ Led Moonlight
2x 54W T5 HO lamps 10000K
2x 54W T5 HO lamps Actinic Blue
2x 55 Gallon HOB's
2x 200 watt heaters
In Tank UV Sterilizer
DIY CO2 with two liter bottles
Planted tank nutrient rich substrate (black)
Kent Fertilizers (liquid)
Fertilizer sticks (like the tabs, you stick them into the root areas)

Plants
Dwarf Hairgrass
Java Fern
Anubias Nana
Rotala Indica
Temple (Narrow Leaf)

I will be putting it together tomorrow if i have time.. damn calculus and chem exams before thanksgiving! lol

I will post pictures of it when i set it up, then more as it matures.

Hopefully it turns out decently!
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post #2 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 05:03 AM
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Exciting! I can't wait to get my 150 gal (5' x 2' x 2') - gotta move house first. Grrrrr. It's going to be so much fun to set it up (not to mention $, but ya get that!)

Have fun!!!
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post #3 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 11:50 AM
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Sounds good!Ideas on stocking??

26 Gallon Community:
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3 Guppys

1 Swordtail
11 Neon Tetras
1 Red Tailed Shark
Opaline Gourami
BN Pleco
Snakes-
Coral: Rat X Corn
CoCo: Rat

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post #4 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
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I plan on only using two bulbs out of the four so it's not as intense so I can get some turquoise discus!

I'll probably just use the two 10000k
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post #5 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 12:50 PM
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discus are so nice!

26 Gallon Community:
5 Platies

4 Mollies

3 Guppys

1 Swordtail
11 Neon Tetras
1 Red Tailed Shark
Opaline Gourami
BN Pleco
Snakes-
Coral: Rat X Corn
CoCo: Rat

R.I.P Saphire You'll always be in my heart






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post #6 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah I put them on my Xmas list. Let's hope the gf gets me them, while I get her a designer wallet lol
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post #7 of 29 Old 11-23-2010, 01:53 PM
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lol good compramise!

26 Gallon Community:
5 Platies

4 Mollies

3 Guppys

1 Swordtail
11 Neon Tetras
1 Red Tailed Shark
Opaline Gourami
BN Pleco
Snakes-
Coral: Rat X Corn
CoCo: Rat

R.I.P Saphire You'll always be in my heart






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Ya haha it works for me
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post #9 of 29 Old 11-24-2010, 02:18 AM Thread Starter
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First attempt at planting. lets see how it grows!

I can always change it around

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post #10 of 29 Old 11-24-2010, 02:36 PM
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That looks really really good well done!

26 Gallon Community:
5 Platies

4 Mollies

3 Guppys

1 Swordtail
11 Neon Tetras
1 Red Tailed Shark
Opaline Gourami
BN Pleco
Snakes-
Coral: Rat X Corn
CoCo: Rat

R.I.P Saphire You'll always be in my heart






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