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post #1 of 3 Old 04-06-2012, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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Starting a planted tank

Hey, Trying to start a planted tank diy carbon any suggestions far as plants as you can see ive already started thanks in advance!!!
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post #2 of 3 Old 04-06-2012, 08:29 PM
I personally like it a lot. Normally I like tanks covered in plants but yours is nice. You made a really nice hardscape with all the wood and rock. The plants add a little color to break it all up nicely. The only thing I might add is a ground cover plant like pygmy chain sword but nothing tall that takes away from the rock.
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First, welcome to Tropical Fish Keeping forum. Nice to have you with us.

That is a nice job of aquascaping, something different, but suited to the fish. Good work.

Some of those plants will increase as they grow, though slowly (for those species) but they will spread. Perhaps a couple more Java Fern... up to you.

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