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ForestGupp705 01-19-2011 10:51 PM

Pics of A Low Tech Planted tank
 
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26 Gallon
T8 15 Watt CFL 6700 K - Seachem Flourish !!NOT EXCEL!!
Small Amount Of Laterite Clay for the massive Amzon Sword

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brancasterr 01-20-2011 02:47 AM

That looks great! :)

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

Blaxicanlatino 01-20-2011 10:26 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brancasterr (Post 564703)
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!

ForestGupp705 01-20-2011 11:02 AM

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

philthefish94 01-20-2011 03:27 PM

That looks amazing!

May i ask what kind of fish are in there?

ForestGupp705 01-20-2011 06:34 PM

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Originally Posted by philthefish94 (Post 564942)
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 :)

redchigh 01-21-2011 11:12 AM

Very nice.
Have you given thought to a background? I think a black background would look nice...

Romad 01-21-2011 04:22 PM

That looks great. :thumbsup:

tomato 01-21-2011 04:56 PM

Awesome!

ForestGupp705 01-22-2011 04:31 PM

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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