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Submitted By: Brooke Longval on
Photo Caption: standard 55 gallon - 48"x12"x22". EcoComplete substrate, 2x96 watt PC lighting, 2x1 liter DIY yeast CO2 with active diffuser. AquaClear 70 filter with foam and Biomax. Adding trace, N, P, K and Excel every other day.
55 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - standard 55 gallon - 48"x12"x22". EcoComplete substrate, 2x96 watt PC lighting, 2x1 liter DIY yeast CO2 with active diffuser. AquaClear 70 filter with foam and Biomax. Adding trace, N, P, K and Excel every other day.

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State: Rhode Island
Country: United States
Description: standard 55 gallon - 48"x12"x22". EcoComplete substrate, 2x96 watt PC lighting, 2x1 liter DIY yeast CO2 with active diffuser. AquaClear 70 filter with foam and Biomax. Adding trace, N, P, K and Excel every other day.
Advice: You CAN have a beautiful tank on a reasonable budget....do your homework on equipment! Start with low/medium light if you are at all unsure about ferts, dosing and water chemistry.
Fish Kept: 10 Turquoise rainbowfish (M. lacustris), 2 Bristlenose plecos, 3 SAEs, 3 otos, 3 cories, 2 Botia striata, 3 tiger barbs, a few miscellaneous fish (penguin tetra, cherry barb, diamond tetra)
Corals/Plants: Rotala rotundifolia, Hygrophila salicifolia, red tiger lotus, dwarf hairgrass, Limnophila aromatica, Ludwigia brevipes, Ludwigia repens, Myriophyllum mattogrossense, Crinum calamistratum, ozelot sword, Alternanthera reineckii, Aponogeton crispus, Didiplis diandra, Hygrophila polysperma "Ceylon", Hygrophila polysperma "Tropic Sunset", unident. large sword plant, R. rotundifolia "green"
Tank Size: 55 gallons
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COMMENTS

i read diy co2 doesnt work well in a tank size that big. you are doing sumthin' right tho fish avatar
Excellent work them, man. Check out the picture of my tank and tell me what you think once the pending goes through. It's my first planted tank. fish avatar
wow your tank is beautiful! I just got a 29 gallon tank and i want it to be a planted one but i have never done one before so i need some help. How much time and work does it take to have such a beautiful tank like yours? ALso how long do plants last for? And how much money would it be for a 29 gallon tank to look like this? and if you have any tips for me please share! fish avatar

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