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My low budget, low tech tank.

Jan szewczyk

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150cm tank every used or recycled apart from lights scewfix workshop lights and filters biomaster 600 thermo and filtosmart 200 thermo
 

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Jan szewczyk

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Thanks for the complements. The screwfix batten lights are led workshop lights x2 2 foot 18w each 1650lm 6000k maybe 6500k. Knocked up with some skirting board to make cover
 

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Trident fern
Java fern
Windelov fern
Anubias nano
anubias pangolino
6 or so bucephalandra (I can't tell between types)
Cryptocoryne x3 varieties.
Dwarf sagittaria
Fissdons moss.

All easy low demanding plants.
Only crypts need root tabs every now and then.
 

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Jan szewczyk

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Hi all,

That is a shame, it looks fantastic.

Tell us more, I think we are all really interested in what comes next.

Which light was this?

cheers Darrel
The light was a workshop led batten light, specs I posted above somewhere, I used 2 and made the light cover they run at 6500k
Looking at 2 oase scaperline 60 and Ada 60f. All twinstar lighting. Co2 etc. Will be after Xmas before I make a start 😁
 

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I think the trident did so well because it was in the top half of the tank. 2x 50% water changes per week left it exposed to the atmosphere and it could take a good feed of co2. (Maybe just guessing)
 
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