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Discussion in 'Journals' started by kizwan, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. kizwan

    kizwan New Member

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    Tank #1
    Using commercial substrate for planted aquarium. Just enough to make 1 inch deep substrate in 2 x 1 x 1 ft tank. Gravel as shown in the photo below also just enough to make 1 inch deep cap on top of the substrate.
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    1st day
    Only Rotala Indica
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    17 days
    Re-planted Rotala Indica (+ add more), Water lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes) & two unknown plants
    Added Albino Bristlenose Pleco & Apple Snail for green algae problem
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    30 days
    Re-planted Rotala Indica, Water lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes), two unknown plants & Anacharis
    Removed Apple Snail + added 2 x Albino Corydoras
    Albino Bristlenose Pleco increased to 6
    Added driftwood & rocks
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    38 days
    Removed some Rotala Indica because lot of it melting at the base
    Anacharis growing well, Water lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes) also seems well
    Planted a couple of Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana at the back which you can barely see them in the photo, located on the right & left respectively of the lonely off center Rotala Indica.
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    43 days
    Added black gravel on the left-rear side to make that part higher little bit
    Added two more Albino Corydoras
    Anacharis grow longer
    Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana grow taller
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    47 days
    Rotala Indica almost non-existent
    Anacharis grow longer
    Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana grow taller
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    66 days
    Anacharis now overgrown
    The unknown plant, the taller one at the left-rear, is dying
    Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana grow taller
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    89 days
    Added Java Fern on the rear-left.
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    Tank #2
    Using regular garden soil & black gravel. This one I make ticker substrate, ~1.5 inch for substrate & cap.

    1st day
    Two groups of Rotala Indica back-center & left-front because I want to see how they fare with regular garden soil.
    Java Moss patches on the driftwood
    Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red" at the center, near the driftwood
    Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana on the back-right near the Anacharis
    Anacharis on the back-right
    Eleocharis Acicularis Carpet Plant - Hair Grass on the front (I'm having trouble separating them but managed to do it later)
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    Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red"
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    Ludwigia sp. 'Dark Orange' & Bacopa caroliniana respectively
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    5 days
    Added Water lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes)
    Separated the Eleocharis Acicularis Carpet Plant - Hair Grass to small groups/patches
    There are two plants on the right, in front of Anacharis. The bigger leaves is unknown plant but it doesn't survived anyway but hidden behind it is Ipomoea aquatica which actually semi-aquatic plant.
    Experimenting regular grass but this ones are grow on wet soil. The taller hair grass in front of the driftwood.
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    9 days
    Added more Water lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes)
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    Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red" doing well
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    28 days
    All doing well except Rotala Indica still having problem melting at the base stem.
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    51 days
    Added Java Fern 'Windeløv' on the front-right.
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  2. kizwan

    kizwan New Member

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    Recently I add wild guppies, ghost shrimps & few riceland prawn in both tanks.



     
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