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29 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - my jungle

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State: New York
Country: United States
Description: set up on 03/06/07 SUBSTRATE:fluorite, onyx gravel, onyx sand. FERTILIZATION: 2 X 2L DIY (sugar, gelatine water mix reacting with yeast), Flourish Excel 1 mL/day , 3 ml/wk Flourish Complete LIGHTING: DIY hood, 2 55/65W 10000K compacts, 196W capacity 30% water change once a week
Advice: be patient and flexible (in all things),
Fish Kept: 11 Cardinal tetras (Paracheirodon axelrodi), 2 Chinese Algae eaters (Gyrinocheilus aymonieri) 1 Siamese Flying Fox (Crossocheilus siamensis) 1 Flagfish (Jordanella floridae), various pond snails
Corals/Plants: Alternanthera reinecki, Heteranthera zosterfolia, Rotala indica, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Glossostigma elatinoides, Echinodorus amazonicus, Cabomba carolinia
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Quote: "We become what we think about all day long." -R.W. Emerson
About Yourself: I love life and nature. Plants and animals are good for my state of mind. Thus, an aquarist am I.

COMMENTS

This is probably the nicest small tank in this page...Love the plants and the way your tank is dark on the edges and bright in the center..Congratulations!!Keep it up, your fish will appreciate it... fish avatar
nice stargrass, I thought about getting some but I ran out of room in my jungle, lol. Also nice use of color and shape. fish avatar
Mike, thanks for the comment. On average, it is not all that time consuming (5-10 min. a day). But there are times you have to pay a lot of attention to it (usually in the first 3 months) and others where it seems to run great on autopilot (once established). Good luck! fish avatar
I lve it, keep up the good work. By the way is keeping a planted aquarium really time consuming? fish avatar

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