View Full Version : My first planted tank 18 months story in pics

09-06-2019, 09:52 AM
First pics after planting
http://i.imgur.com/hdroLhbl.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/hdroLhb)

The plants are starting to pick up, mollies added
http://i.imgur.com/tWaVZLel.jpg (https://imgur.com/tWaVZLe)

Few of the plants completely melted, a driftwood was inserted, added neons.
http://i.imgur.com/k8xHYSul.jpg (https://imgur.com/k8xHYSu)

Golden sand was added to show a front contrast
http://i.imgur.com/094suVQl.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/094suVQ)

All Green? So added some red plants
http://i.imgur.com/UDyJpNtl.jpg (https://imgur.com/UDyJpNt)

More re-arrangements, a scape is forming
http://i.imgur.com/GTYTynAl.jpg (https://imgur.com/GTYTynA)

Most recent shots, a semblance of a carpet
http://i.imgur.com/ghmko8bl.jpg (https://imgur.com/ghmko8b)
http://i.imgur.com/Pg9cnDjl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Pg9cnDj)

09-06-2019, 12:22 PM
Very nice...what size is the tank?

09-06-2019, 01:11 PM
The tank specs are: 17'' x 9'' x 13'' - about 9G.

09-06-2019, 03:06 PM
Wow, that's alot of fish for a tank that size...have the mollies started breeding yet?

09-07-2019, 03:16 AM
The danios and the mollies are all long gone, its now only the tetra and shrimps in this tank.

09-07-2019, 03:12 PM
I see, that should be fine...how often do you perform WC's?

09-09-2019, 06:04 AM
a minimum of 2 times a week, 50% water changes.