The Forgotten Valley - 60l

aaronnorth

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here it is:

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60l
fluval 205
2kg pressurized system (via FE)
36w PC T5 (2.7wpg)
5ml TPN+ daily, may be switching to PMDD + PO4
JBL Aquabasis plus capped with playsand

Hemanthius Callacthricoides
hemanthius Micranthemoides
microsorum pteropis 'narrow'
pogostemon helferi

endlers (will be switching for black neons)
ottos
red cherry shrimp.

thanks for looking
 

aaronnorth

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Thanks Panda

pictures :)

I have spread the microsorum pteropus 'narrow out onto a large piece of driftwood i had, i didnt realise how big it had got! It was huge. i feel much happier with it now, the transition from background to midground is much better. When the vallis nana starts to grow up the back in the left corner i think it will look great.

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aaronnorth

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Another update:
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Again i havent cleaned the tank for 3 weeks, and this time i started to get a small amount of algae, and i also noticed that i have got a lot of organic matter under my HC - probably the cause of Algae

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The HC has needed a good trim for a few weeks now. It is the most growth i have had from all my plants for some reason, so today i literally hacked away at the hemanthius micranthemoides, making quite a mess of it but i couldnt really help it.
 

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I also planted some more stems to the right, which i will be graduallly sloping down towards the side. I also started to trim my HC but the underneath had already strated to turn yellow, so i decided to rip the whole carpet up. I also thinned out my P.Helferi. This will be creating a ammonia spike, so i did a 80% w/c and i will do more 50% w/c for the next couple od days to make sure i dont get any algae. I will also replace the HC tommorrow (it is sitting in a bucket at the moment)

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