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    Hello planted tank folks!

    Hi all!

    Anyone else running planted systems?

    We have 3 planted tanks:

    4x2x2 120 gallon
    50 lbs MGOPS, 40 lbs MTS, 10 lbs organic vermi compost capped with red flint gravel.
    ~ a dozen types of crypts including 2 large parva carpets. A. Nana, A. Nana Petite and NL Java fern.
    216 watts of t5HO provided by a Catalina fixture.
    Co2 injected to ~30 ppm via an Airgas 2 stage on a 15 lb cylinder.

    The other two tanks are a 15 gal Metaframe and a Mr. Aqua 12 long, both with A. Nana Petite and Fissidens Fontanus.
    These two tanks are maturing for OEBT breeding.

    Pics when I get some decent ones!

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    Terrible pic of our 120:


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    Nice!! That stand has captured my attention! CLR needs a steel stand fabricator for folks to go to.
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    Once the tank looks good enough to show the stand off properly, I'll be making a post specifically about that stand. In the mean time though, if anyone wants a 100% custom steel and hardwood industrial style stand at a reasonable price, please don't be bashful about PMing. The steel work is pretty amazing, and the wood is unbelievable

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    Nice!! That stand has captured my attention! CLR needs a steel stand fabricator for folks to go to.

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    Here's my newly setup 125g. Still cloudy from putting in the new driftwood. Now its time to start acquiring the plants that will fit my scape.


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    Wahoo! Glad to have you hear Bro! No send me some burnt ends pls...
    120G...someday...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayjigga View Post
    Wahoo! Glad to have you hear Bro! No send me some burnt ends pls...
    I am hoping to make a trip back up to Chicago sometime in January. I will bring a bunch of burnt ends!

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    I really like the wood in this tank. What do you have in there now? Some java, some micro sword, a crypt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt View Post
    Here's my newly setup 125g. Still cloudy from putting in the new driftwood. Now its time to start acquiring the plants that will fit my scape.


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    So far I have crypt balansea, needle leaf java fern, standard java fern, crypt wendti, val and a few others that may or may not stay. Crinium cal. Is one I would like to add-find

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