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    that really does look great, Jenn. Could you post the dimensions of the tank (if you haven't already)? You've got me thinking about one. I'm also thinking about planting a tank. It's time. How did you plant the vals and other plants? are they in the substrate with root tabs or are they attached to the wood?
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Thanks for the kind complements. This tank is super easy to scape and I was handed a great package of wood which I couldnt really go wrong placing.

    The tank is 30"Lx18"Wx24"H. The vals are in the substrate which is just pool filter sand from Ace. The anubias and fern is just kind of stuck to the wood. I typically do not attach plants to wood with anything, if they are weighed down for a short time they will attach on their own. I also am not using root tabs, Vals primarily consume their nutrients from the water column. I am using a weekly dose of Flourish Comprehensive. Given the low light I doubt I will ever dose anything else more specific on this tank.
    20G Low-Tech|50G High-Tech Planted|50G A.crassipinnis Tank|56G Column Low-Tech Planted Goldfish Tank

    2x75Gs coming soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCHRKiller View Post
    Thanks for the kind complements. This tank is super easy to scape and I was handed a great package of wood which I couldnt really go wrong placing.

    The tank is 30"Lx18"Wx24"H. The vals are in the substrate which is just pool filter sand from Ace. The anubias and fern is just kind of stuck to the wood. I typically do not attach plants to wood with anything, if they are weighed down for a short time they will attach on their own. I also am not using root tabs, Vals primarily consume their nutrients from the water column. I am using a weekly dose of Flourish Comprehensive. Given the low light I doubt I will ever dose anything else more specific on this tank.
    Thanks! that sounds easy enough that maybe even I can grow some vals.:o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Very nice job!!
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    Interesting to see a setup that extend so much forward. It's showing promise already, should look really stunning in 6 weeks of time. Well done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~firefly~ View Post
    That is spectacularly good!

    Honestly, you should do 'scaping competitions.
    Yes, but she already is in competition with herself. Every new tank Jenn creates is more impressive than the last one.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

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    Beautiful tank - love the different colors on the wood.
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    Thank you for all of the kind comments. I am hoping this new group of tanks is better than I have ever done.

    Yes this tank is scaped much differently than I typically do and much more forward than others I have done in the past. The reason behind this is that I pretty much placed everything in the middle, one side of this tank faces my kitchen so the left side also had to have visual appeal. This tank is a dream to work with scape wise, it also offers much more room than I had anticipated for fish. The 12 Serpae are definitely not taxing the space at all. plant growth wont be too noticeable except for hopefully the Vals.
    20G Low-Tech|50G High-Tech Planted|50G A.crassipinnis Tank|56G Column Low-Tech Planted Goldfish Tank

    2x75Gs coming soon

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    WOW

    I wish I could hire you to re-do my tank
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    Impressive as always.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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