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post #1 of 19 Old 01-19-2011, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Pics of A Low Tech Planted tank

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T8 15 Watt CFL 6700 K - Seachem Flourish !!NOT EXCEL!!
Small Amount Of Laterite Clay for the massive Amzon Sword

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post #2 of 19 Old 01-20-2011, 01:47 AM
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That looks great! :)

May I ask what type of plant that is in the last picture?

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post #3 of 19 Old 01-20-2011, 09:26 AM
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That looks great! :)

May I ask what type of plant that is in the last picture?

also, what plants are in the tank?

looks real nice!

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post #4 of 19 Old 01-20-2011, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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The last Pic is of Floating Duck weed/ Water lettuce - Grows really fast and easy I LOVE IT! lol people say its a pain to have but if u take a bit out daily or weekly depending on the growth rate you can keep it to a good quantity
In the last pic you can see a few gold barbs lmao at the top :) there little heads

Thanks everyone! :)

Plants are as follows:
Anubias Bateri
Anubias Bateri Var Nana
Java Fern / Java Moss
Cryptocoryne Wendtii Green and red
Cryptocoryne Mi Oya
Cryptocoryne Parva
Pygmie Chain Sword
Green Cabomba
Hygrophilie Difformus
Amazon Sword (Ruffled Leaf Sp.)
Duck Weed / Water Lettuce

My pygmie chain sword arent growing very well... I saved em from a CO2 Tank that they where gunna just be tossed out... The low levels of the CO2 in my lowtech tank cant bring em backk.. they started a little lawn thats bout it
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post #5 of 19 Old 01-20-2011, 02:27 PM
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That looks amazing!

May i ask what kind of fish are in there?
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That looks amazing!

May i ask what kind of fish are in there?

6 Cherry Barb
7 Gold Barb
1 Albino Cherry Barb
1 Female roundtail betta

Thanks for the comment :)
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post #7 of 19 Old 01-21-2011, 10:12 AM
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Very nice.
Have you given thought to a background? I think a black background would look nice...

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post #8 of 19 Old 01-21-2011, 03:22 PM
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That looks great.

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post #9 of 19 Old 01-21-2011, 03:56 PM
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Awesome!
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post #10 of 19 Old 01-22-2011, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the great comments :)

I havent put much thought into a background.. I dont like the "Unnatural" feel I get.. let alone there are cords hanging and a HOB filt lol :P Do you buy black backgrounds or simply use like a garbage bag? lmao streatched across
just a question :P
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