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New Osaka 155 tank Help!

Discussion in 'Talk to Tom Barr' started by belgarionp, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. belgarionp

    belgarionp Junior Poster

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    Hello,
    I have buy a Osaka 155 :

    Aquariums West gorgeous Osaka 155 aquarium .com

    But i need ure help for the layout !
    Have u a idea for the type of plant ?
    Can i hve glosso with 2 * 24w in T5?

    For the substrat i take : Aquasoil. + Co2 with estimative index for fert.

    Sorry for my poor English ;)

    Thank u!
     
  2. Philosophos

    Philosophos Lifetime Charter Member
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    Nice choice in tanks :D

    Glosso should be fine under that light, but if you can move the bulb forward so that the foreground gets light; the taller plants in the back are closer to the bulb anyhow.

    For plants, I think I would be tempted to use a lot of taller red plants in the back. A tank like that can show very nice depth, but it needs to have its height broken up visually so that it looks balanced. Contrasting colors is a good way to do it.

    If you don't like red plants, perhaps try using wood that extends higher up in the tank than normal.

    When ever I see a tall, cube shaped aquarium, I get the urge to put some sort of Nymphea spp. in it.

    -Philosophos
     
  3. belgarionp

    belgarionp Junior Poster

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    Thank u for u fast reply.
    Red plants is very nice idea!
    I don't take aquasoil in France is too expensive. I take akadama like my nanocube :
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