Photo #2 - Week 1- 22 Jun 2012 Before The Fish.

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State: Illinois
Country: United States
Description: New planted 20 Gal tank.- almost 5 weeks old. Organic Potting soil .5 inch-Home Depot, Flourite substrate 1 inch-PetSmart, Silica Sand- .75 inch from Menards, Lighting- portable heat lamp w/ 6500k daylight bulb from Menards, Fluva HOB,2 Bubblers, and DIY CO2 w/ wooden air-stone. Found out about dirt'd tanks by watching Dustin Fish Tanks off YouTube and still doing research.
Advice: Patience and more patience. Ask around and do your research. Knowledge is out there but don't go with the first option.
Fish Kept: Update as of 21 JUL 2012 3 Albino Corys, w/ frys-born 7/10/12-(2 survivors), 2 Guppies, 3 Red Cherry Shrimps, 8 Rasboras
Corals/Plants: I let the soil set in tank w/ water about 2.5 inches for 1 week and a half. Drained it then put substrate and sand. Then let it sit another week draining every other day and filling. Drained to about 1/4 from the bottom and put my dwarf grass on the right and Hygrophilas on the left. Mid Section I put some Dwarf Amazon swords (right)-moved on 20 JUL and Water Wisterians (left). Finally I have some Giant Vallisneria (right) and some Sprites . Just put in some banana plants on 7/11/2012. More Hair Grass and added Rasbora-8 on 16 JUL. Added tree on 1 AUG 2012
Tank Size: 20 gallons
About Yourself: Been at this fish thing for some time but not planted tanks. I also have an Albino Oscar in a 55 Gallon.

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