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Photo Caption: A dense garden forest garden, with brushes of fish colour.
15 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - A dense garden forest garden, with brushes of fish colour.

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Country: Australia
Description: Low tech tank, 2ft with black fine grade gravel. Some large root feeding plants planted in floss covered with gravel to assist roots anchorage, fet, o2 and water circulation. Light single T8 with plant spectrum, 8.5hrs light a day, 4hrs on, 4hrs off with 4hr 'siesta' to help co2 rebuild. Excel dosed daily. Every 2nd day, commercial liquid plant food with 2 day dose.
Advice: Research everything, and join good forums.
Fish Kept: Too many to list, fresh to marine. In this tank, honey gourami, 5 x cherry barb, 2 albino cory, 4 trilineatus cory, 2 panda cory, red cherry shrimp, crystal red shrimp.
Corals/Plants: Amazon sword, hornwort, cardamine lyrata, java fern, crypt sp., hemianthus micranthemoides, java fern, enchinodorus tenellus, anubias sp., bolbitus, green hygro sp., red ludwigia.
Tank Size: 15 gallons
About Yourself: Biology nerd - love studying the interaction of ecology, and this is amplified in an aquarium, particularly a planted or reef aquarium. I also love the art of aquatic gardening.

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