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lorax84 11-21-2011 04:39 PM

20G planted
I was doing a little pruning and thought I'd take a full tank shot.

Here is a pic of what it looked like when I planted it in April, obvious I have changed thing a bit since then.

Boredomb 11-21-2011 04:42 PM

Looks nice. What is that foreground plant? (The small carpet plant?)

lorax84 11-21-2011 04:51 PM

That's baby tears, when you don't have CO2 it grows up like that. I just added DIY Co2 so I plan on trimming it shorter and shorter to see if it will hug the substrate more.

Boredomb 11-21-2011 05:11 PM

Ok hmmm I don't think it looks bad that way either though. How tall does it get growing it that way?

lorax84 11-21-2011 05:25 PM

I trim it down at least once a month, sometimes more. It would probably grow up a couple of inches and be less dense if I did not trim it back. I don't think it looks bad like it is now, I just wanted to experiment with CO2 and see the effects on the thickness, color, etc.

Clubber 11-21-2011 06:22 PM

That looks just incredible! Simply beautiful.

Jayy 11-21-2011 06:30 PM

Nice job, it looks great.

fishkeeper07 11-21-2011 08:37 PM

Beautiful tank

Calmwaters 11-22-2011 09:34 AM

Wow that looks great! I love the carpet plant.

Christople 11-22-2011 02:27 PM

I couldn't get dwarf baby tears to grow with 8wpg liquid ferts ADA amazonia and Co2, would you mind telling me what are your tamk stats?

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