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60L first try with moss

Discussion in 'Aquascaping Journals' started by Hideki, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Hideki

    Hideki New Member

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    Hello !

    I wanted to share you my new tank.
    It's my first try with moss, and natural aquarium.
    I prefer the dutch style but I wanted to try a new work.


    First, the specifications :

    [FONT=&quot]Tank Dimensions and Volume[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]60L[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Length : 60cm[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Height : 35cm[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Width : 30cm[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Lighting [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]3x18W, 12h/day[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]2 Osram Biolux (6500K)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]1 Sylvania Aquastar (10000K)[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Filtration[FONT=&quot] System[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Eden 501 (300L/H)[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]C02 Supplementation[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Dennerle Crystal line 125 (15 bubbles / minut)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Dennerle bottle 500g[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Substrate [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Tropica aquacare[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Flourite red + black quartz[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Water Parameters[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Unknown[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Tank Maintenance Schedule[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Water change of 20% twice a week.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Trimming every two weeks.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Fertilization Routine[/FONT]
    Flourish : 0,3 mL/day
    Flourish Excel : 0 ,5mL/day
    Flourish Iron : 0,65mL/day
    Flourish Potassium : 0,1mL/day
    ECA : 6 drops / day
    Green Gain : 2 drops / day
    Phyton Git : 2 drops / day
    Green Bacter : 2 drops / day



    and now the evolution :

    08-22-2008 :

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    09-13-2008:

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    09-28-2008 :

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    11-03-2008 :

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    the Rotala indica and Ludwigia arcuata need to grow more, and bolbitis too !
    but I'm satisfied of this new version.
     
  2. dg2606

    dg2606 New Member

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    wow. looks great! still has the dutch resemblance.


    what is ECA,Green Gain, Phyton Git, Green Bacter?
     
  3. bekti

    bekti New Member

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    very nice....:=D>
     
  4. Hideki

    Hideki New Member

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    Thank you ^^

    it is some ADA products, in addition to normal fertilization
     
  5. elmagico82

    elmagico82 New Member

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    awesome
     
  6. Hideki

    Hideki New Member

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    Hello all !

    Some news about this tank. I had removed some moss in the left side, it's better now I think ...


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    I think it will be good soon for this tank ^^
     
  7. Jurijs mit JS

    Jurijs mit JS Admin Staff Member

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    not bad for the first try ;) :p
    maybe a white or totaly black background would create a better contrast.
    nice detail shots :proud:
     
  8. Hideki

    Hideki New Member

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    Hello,

    Here a picture before cutting ...
    I think when the bolbitis in the center will grow correctly it will be good ^^

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  9. Hideki

    Hideki New Member

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    Hello all !

    Some news of this tank !

    I had removed the wood with moss in the center, now it's better I think ...

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    A mix HC + Utricularia (from the latest version of this tank)

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