Photo #2 - This Was My First Set Up In My 25 Gallon From The...

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Photo Caption: This was my first set up in my 25 gallon from the beginning of 2014. I experimented with a type of red sand that can be found locally. Everything grew exceptionally well, however the sand was so nutrient rich that running a UV sterilizer with it was necessary.
25 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - 39 gallon pressurized CO2 low lighting
25 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - This was my first set up in my 25 gallon from the beginning of 2014. I experimented with a type of red sand that can be found locally. Everything grew exceptionally well, however the sand was so nutrient rich that running a UV sterilizer with it was necessary.

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State: Colorado
Country: United States
Description: -25 gallon planted tank -4 24W 6700K T5 -natural granite substrate from the rocky mountains -Aqueon whisper something or other hang-on-the-back filter -DIY yeast CO2
Advice: Just experiment by doing things yourself, it is possible to have an awesome tank without throwing down big bucks on it.
Corals/Plants: hyrgrophila, several types rotala magenta rotala indica cryptocoryne wendtii java fern pogostemon erectus staurogyne repens dwarf hairgrass creeping jenny brazillian pennywort pennywort
Tank Size: 25 gallons

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