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I-Ruehl 09-05-2009 03:02 PM

My 55 No tech.....
I have been using the kiss method...."Keep It Simple Stupid" I have no co2, about 80 wts on a 55, I use Flourish Excel, jungle root tabs. Nothing fancy, but here is my planted 55 discus tank.....

Lots of different Crypts,
Jungle Vals
Indica Magenta
Amazon Swords
Melon Swords
Java Moss
Java Fern (Lace)
Java fern (needle)

I am forgetting the rest, but you get the idea...

My camera SUCKS! SO the cave is too hard to see, and yeah, but I will get better pics soon...

Dielectric 09-05-2009 06:10 PM

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Seattle_Aquarist 09-05-2009 06:35 PM

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Hi I-Ruehl,

It is pretty obvious that "simple" is working well for you! Nice variety of textures too.

I-Ruehl 09-05-2009 07:21 PM

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Thanks, Yeah, I got alot going on in there, been thinking of going for only a few types pf plants, but cannot decide.

jindu 09-06-2009 08:05 AM

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Me very much likey.

Very nice! 1 question, if I may is, what lite setup is that?

Thanks, J

Tex Gal 09-06-2009 10:22 AM

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I really like your tank. It looks very natural. I like your rock placement. I don't think the DW is doing much for you. I think you either should add more or remove you one piece.

I-Ruehl 09-06-2009 02:13 PM

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Yeah, I want to add more wood, but monie is tight, My camera is messed up and makes my pics look all yellow, hopefully I can get better pics up.

nokturnalkid 09-06-2009 10:24 PM

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Looks good. I like these no tech tanks.

I-Ruehl 09-07-2009 02:07 AM

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Thanks, this is it as of tonight...

This was it a month ago...

Seattle_Aquarist 09-07-2009 07:15 AM

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Hi I-Ruehl,

I like the changes that you made, the aquarium looks much more open and spacious. I think that you did a good job with the rock hardscape.

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