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trit0n2003 11-23-2010 03:58 AM

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

Equipment/Supplies
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!

amberjade 11-23-2010 05:03 AM

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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thefishboy 11-23-2010 11:50 AM

Sounds good!Ideas on stocking??

trit0n2003 11-23-2010 12:22 PM

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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thefishboy 11-23-2010 12:50 PM

discus are so nice!

trit0n2003 11-23-2010 01:52 PM

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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thefishboy 11-23-2010 01:53 PM

lol good compramise!

trit0n2003 11-23-2010 04:15 PM

Ya haha it works for me
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trit0n2003 11-24-2010 02:18 AM

First attempt at planting. lets see how it grows!

I can always change it around

http://i51.tinypic.com/25qakr5.jpg

thefishboy 11-24-2010 02:36 PM

That looks really really good well done!


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