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20 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - My first planted tank

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State: Arizona
Country: United States
Description: 20 Gal High, HOB filter, DIY Co2 with powerhead reactor, fluorite substrate covered with gravel, 80 watts compact fluorescent light, 2 pieces driftwood, lacerock, RO water with added baking soda at each water change, florapride fertilizer
Advice: Be careful when adding co2 for the first time. Twice, I found all my fish gasping for life the 1st morning after changing my co2 bottle mixture. Luckily they all survived.
Corals/Plants: Nymphoides aquatica, Alternanthera reineckii, Echinodorus parviflorus 'Tropica', Microsorum pteropus 'Windeløv', Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig', Anubias barteri v. 'coffeefolia', Anubias barteri v. nana 'petite', Vallisneria americana v. 'Biwaensis', Riccia, Water sprite, green myrio, a dwarf sword of some sort.
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Quote: Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. -Anatole France

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