Two sides of the river bed

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Nice! Its a lot of light - make sure your CO2's on point!
Been fine tuning it for the last 3 weeks may need a little adjustment now but it can't be far off a drop of 1 ph and both drop checker a nice lime green still getting diatoms at the moment but not to major and still doing 2 1 hour running water changes a week for maintenance
 

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Why did you pick 2 small ones over 1 big one? Just looks, availability, or does it have bigger advantages? :) Looks great either way!
 

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Looking great, looking forward to watching it devolop. Really like the aquascaper tanks.

@Jayefc1 where did you get the lights from? Been looking for a stockist but so far can only find aquasabi.
 

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Why did you pick 2 small ones over 1 big one? Just looks, availability, or does it have bigger advantages? :) Looks great either way!
They only come in the 45cm plus it gives a big advantage in control being able to lower the lights over the taller stems on the left and turn them up over the carpet on the right if needed or visa versa depending
 

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Looks great jay great colours sure you will be happy as george was he said stems grew like crazy

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They looking good what are your impressions overal
I really like them the adjustments you can make are nice. really bring out the colour in the fish so much different to twinstar even in the last 2 hrs can see the plants Pearling so much more was worried about the fan as some people say its loud but I have 2 running and you can barely hear them
 

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Looking good Jay. Nice pair of lights, almost went with those when setting mine up, amazing colours and control.
 

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Good to hear the positive opinions on these lights, maybe one for me to consider in the future. Do you get any shimmer effect?
 

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So been 5days with the lights plants seem to be reacting nicely lots of pearling and seems like new growth every time I get to see the tank on which dont seem to be that much at the moment as I'm doing 16hr straights cooking for the england womens cricket team breakfast lunch and dinner for all the T20s against West indies had the lights on 50% dont want to.push to hard just yet so here are a few pics a little has changed in the tank hope you enjoy
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I think the carpet side is really starting to fill out now and the lights have been up a week there on 50% red 45% blue and 35% green with the kelvin set at around 9000 on for 7hrs including 30 min ramp up and down not really seen them on much as they go off before I leave work lol so looking forward to a night off when I can actually see the tank lol oh and my family 😀
 

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I do like sand but it does do my head in when its not spotlessly clean so add the gravel
Did you add the sand and then the shingle/pebbles? Or just the shingle?

Ignore that Jay, I just looked a little closer on your pics
 
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