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La vita è bella

Discussion in 'Aquascaping Journals' started by Pejc, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. Pejc

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    Hallo,
    I think it's time to introduce my tank. First of all I have to apologize for my bad english

    I'll start with glass. It's made from 10mm glass with glass roof.
     

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  2. Pejc

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    Cabinet is made of metal construction with boxes 30x40mm and plywood
     

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    Final look of cabinet
     

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    Than time is come for the light
     

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    And when I put pieces together it look like this
     

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    And than time is come for filling the aquarium.
    Flooring is made of:
    1. sand 1-4mm
    2. coconut fibers
    3. peat
    4. coconut fiber
    5. mosquito network
    6. sand 1-4mm
     

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    Than I put 2 pieces of red moor wood
     

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    And after planting first tour of plants it look like this
     

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    Than 3rd day arrived Pogostemon helferi and Microsorum pteropus "Philippine"
     

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    And the day after I put some background (blue wallpaper)
     

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    15th day
     

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    3 weeks old aq
     

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    It's like jungle now, but I did not still decided what should I do and what plants I will kept. There are more then 20 types of plants.
    There is a list (but it' not complete):
    Echinodorus bleheri
    Nymphaea tiger lotus
    Cryptocoryne affinis
    Hydrocotyle dissecta
    Hydrocotyle leucocefilla
    Riccia fluitans
    Hydrophila polysperma
    Heterathera zosterifolia
    Alternathera rosaefolia
    Rotala rotundifolia
    Rotala green sp
    Rotala macranda
    Ludwigia arcuata
    Ammannia gracilis
    Hydrocotyle verticillate
    Pogostemon helferi
    Microsorum pteropus "Philippine"
    Pistia
    and some more
     
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    Some of the plants...
     

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    And some pictures from the top
     

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    Week ago (30th day)
     

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    Monday, wednesday, friday I use 7ml EasyLife KNO3 and 8 ml EasyLife Profito
    tuesday, thursday, saturday I use 11ml EasyLife PO4
    every day I use 5ml EasyLife EasyCarbo
    I use diy system for co2
    Light: 6x36w T8
     
  18. feathers

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    First of all thank you for the step by step photos; I really think this is going to turn into one of those WOW tanks. Love the way things are filling up.
     
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    Thank you feathers :proud: It's my pleasure to post all the progress of my tank. These days I had to rearenge some plants and after that I'll post new pictures :)
     
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    is the light a diy?
     

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