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Hey all here's another one of my set-up.. Since I was bored.. and i never tried a true low-light plants set-up.

Some specs:
Tank: 60cmL x 30cmD x 34cmH approx 15gal.
Substrate: 2 bags of Flourite Black Sand.
C02: Pressurized currently at 1bps
Light: Currently- 11wx2=22w gonna upgrade into 36wx2=72w ..
Filter: A plain HOB filter.
Fertilizer: Unplanned yet.. Suggestions? Preferably the ADA range as i have them at hand.

Some might say that there isn't a need to upgrade the lights, but. the WPG rule doesnt apply from 20gal downwards.

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I couldn't get a proper FTS as the old tank(with fauna) is blocking my way..


Current Entire Set-up


Close-up on the Focal Point


Some Crypt.Parva


Slight idea of my set-up with the Iwagumi tank...


Just SHaring.. A view of the modified Bathroom into a fish/shrimp room LOL!
the rack to the left is my shrimp rack..


Here's a better view of it.. the top tank is getting infested with algae..


A slight idea how each tank looks like...Okay getting out of topic here :rolleyes:


Anyways, all comments and critics are most welcome for the tank(s) lol.
Please do suggest more plants to add into the 15.gal. as I am brain dead on what to do witht he empty right side of the tank..Leave it empty? LOL

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I'll reconsider that.. But for now I am sticking to my triangular scape frame.. means Tall left low right.. Most probably I'll end up builidng a moss carpet there...

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I'm going to get more smaller sized rocks and another brancy driftwood soon.. ANything else I should know off before I go "shopping"?

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Wella s for now I am trying to limit myself to low light dark green-ish plants... goes well with the flourite LOL!

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After a long and careful thinking session.. decided to rescape it...

Tell me what you think...


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hello nice tanks but why you put them in the bathroom???????

they should be in the saloon or sitting room
An answer to that is that.. I just ran out of space for all my tanks.. I had to modify this bathroom into my .. erm.. 'thinking' room...LOL ..:D

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very nice! I think it's gonna be awesome as it grows in. It great right now!
I'm guessing it is a definite improvement from my 1st attempt:)

I will gradually add plants soon.. I have orders of several crypts on the way..

Also, what will you all recommend for foreground??
I'm thinking Either Moss carpet.. MArsilea carpet.. Or Jap. HG carpet..
Any other suggestions or ideas??
Lights will be upgraded to 72watts soon.

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Added hairgrass to the foreground area... Hope it turns out well(the HG was grown emersed..)

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BUMP
Some Q's

Will the haigrass do well with 72watts of light? (It's hanged about 15cm from the surface..)

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