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120x60x25cm Diy acrylic tank

matt

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Plants and substrate arrive tomorrow:happy:
 

matt

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About time for an update

First planted on 25/11/15

Cryptocoryne balance
Cryptocoryne wendtii brown
Hydrocotyle leucocephala (floating)
Nymphoides aquatica banana
Salvinia natans
Eleocharis acicularis
Various anubias

No added co2
Eco-complete substrate
Dosing with Neutro T
Top up 10 L a week, no water changes yet!
Day of planting

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matt

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All the dwarf hair grass went brown and mushy so it's gone, also most of the pennywort has withered away but some is still hanging on same with the Salvinia, crypts and anubias however are storming ahead.

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flygja

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That's quite possible the shallowest tank I've ever seen in comparison with its length and width. What's the tank underneath for? Are they connected?
 

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This is amazing:). You have to plant more cryptocoryne balansae !!!!! I am as curious as Flygja,....are you planning on running it into a sump? Wet / dry filter maybe?
 

matt

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What's the tank underneath for? Are they connected?

are you planning on running it into a sump? Wet / dry filter maybe?

That is the first tank I built a few years back, a friend was given 4 gold fish in a bowl without a filter by someone who was immigrating to Australia, she didn't really want them and her little bengal kitten was showing too much interest in them, this one was built specifically for them

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