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23 Jul 2014 21:56 #1 by Lauris (Lauris)
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Decided to "move things around'.

done and dusted with this one:
www.irishfishkeepers.com/index.php?optio...id=133826&Itemid=200


so.. Fuval Spec 19L tank. I guess I managed to fit as much as possible in it. lol


So tech pecs are pretty much same:
Light Hi-Lumen LED 1000 Lumen
Original filtration + Co2


No live stock in now. But probably will go for few Microdevario kubotai, Neon Green/Yellow Rasbora
some nerite snails and few shrimps

Plants:
Anubias Nana, MonteCarlo, Cuba

1st progress. Planted just 4 days ago. So far so good








I am planted!

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24 Jul 2014 02:33 #2 by platty252 (Darren Dalton)
Man you certainly crammed that rock in. Well done. I love it.
The wood and Anubias is a nice addition to the excellent rock work.

I think you will enjoy playing around with the Monte-Carlo once it starts growing. ;)

Darren.

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27 Jul 2014 13:37 #3 by meleftone (Kevin Usher)
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+1 on the rockwork. Really like the layout.

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28 Jul 2014 19:31 #4 by Joekinsella (joe Kinsella)
What light is that. Do you find it effective with plant growth? I seen it on your other post when I skimmed through :D (I nice layout will be nice to see an update in couple weeks)

Location: Clogherboy Navan.

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29 Jul 2014 12:01 #5 by Homer (Kevin)
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Holy crap Lauris, amazing!

Kev.

The Glass is always greener on the other side.


It's NOT "Chee lick", NOT "Chee Chee Licks"!!! Cichlids is pronounced as "Sick Lids"!!!!!

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02 Aug 2014 13:43 #6 by Lauris (Lauris)
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after its first cut on week 1:



So far all plants do well
Looks like I may not fail this time with Carpeting plants like Cuba (and Monte Carlo)

I will try as suggested to trim it every week for a first few weeks to let Monte-Carlo develop tiny leaves.

Live stock went in
2 Sakura Red
2 Red Cherry
7 nerite snails
4 Rice Fish
2 Yellow rasbora
1 amano

I guess stock is to its limits.
So far all do well. week since in

Today did a 2nd trim to encourage growth and to force Monte-Carlo develop in tiny leaves
Managed to take some time-lapse of maintenance. So time-lapse video will follow tonite

I am planted!

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02 Aug 2014 13:53 #7 by Lauris (Lauris)
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Joekinsella wrote: What light is that. Do you find it effective with plant growth?


I must say I love these LEDs.
They are Hi-Lumen Beamswork. This particular model is 1000Lumens.

About the growth -
Tank planted end of Febr:

After numerous cut-backs on every-second week basis -
One of the last Pics end of May:


also my other ex. tank layout:
planted on start of april:


and then progress very end of may:


sure t is worth to mention the light is not all what you need.
I have EI micro and macro and EasyCarbo in use on daily basis
Also only RO water + JBL Aquadur minerals +Co2+ADA soil

I am planted!

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02 Aug 2014 14:08 #8 by Joekinsella (joe Kinsella)
I use easy carbo and profito on my 90l. I no it's not all that's needed but I find it hard to come across LEDs that actually work well with plants on a nano tank but from what I can see the growth is great. Nice rock work btw.

Location: Clogherboy Navan.

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18 Sep 2014 19:26 #9 by Lauris (Lauris)
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just a quick update before I'll cut it back




I am planted!

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