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  1. #111

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    Thought of you and your Cherry barbs when I found this video. They look pretty good with the Gold tetras, Kribs and Dwarf neon rainbows.
    I saw a columbian tetra in the video too. They look great with cherry barbs as well.

    The tank is looking great FF. The cherries must love it in there.

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    This is the best "journal" that has ever hit AC. Organized and in a storyline with awesome pictures all the way through. Very nice read.

  3. #113

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    I couldn't agree more LH.

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    What a great looking tank Firefly. I've never seen this journal and just took the time to read the whole thing, amazing transformation from African to planted. And I believe I counted 4 assassin snail eggs in that one picture of the assassin snail egg. They are quite prolific little buggers given the opportunity.
    Keep in mind that I am a plant noob so my suggestion might be totally off the wall, but I would take that group of roundy leaf plants in the right corner in the second picture of post 110 (told you I was a plant noob) and either buy more to fill it in or bunch it up a bit to give it a more full look. This isn't a criticism just an opinion.
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  5. #115

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    Awww, thanks very much, that means a lot.

    Am happy to receive suggestions for improvements/changes too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    I would take that group of roundy leaf plants in the right corner in the second picture of post 110 (told you I was a plant noob) and either buy more to fill it in or bunch it up a bit to give it a more full look. This isn't a criticism just an opinion.
    That is an excellent suggestion - thanks. I was experimenting with that plant to see if it could provide ground cover. I think with a bit more time it will do so I will keep trimming it and replanting the cuttings like you suggest. Everything happens slowly in my tank.
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    Ok, quick update.

    I didn't do a water change on my tank last week so today it had gone more than two weeks without one. I did 70% this time and spent a bit of time moving a few plants around.

    Here's today's full tank shot. I'm hoping the foreground looks a little fuller, even though I've not added any plants. It hasn't grown much but I bunched up the Cryptocoryne parva and the Lobelia on the right. Everything still growing and looking healthy - it just grows painfully slowly so I have to be patient. That's fine. I moved a Hygro stem over to the left to try to get some height there. All this following suggestions on here (thanks).



    A slightly different view to show the thin bottom. I'd like to get some more parva as I love this plant, but my LFS never seems to have it.



    I pulled up the Amazon sword and put it in my moss tank. I'm sick of it looking pale and transparent. It's such a greedy plant I just can't satisfy it in this tank. I'd like to get rid of the bright green Eheim pipework (suggested on here thanks) - I got used to it, but it's vile. I'm a bit short of cash at the moment so that might have to wait. I do wonder if I could paint it.



    Hygro on the left - as soon as I put the filter back on it blew sideways. Oops. That's not going to add any height as I planned so I improvised somewhat by using a sucker clip. It's not very noticeable and holds it upright. You can probably spot it in the full tank shot above.

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    That left-hand side again.



    Barbs.



    And here's a rare, if blurry, oto appearance.




    Any suggestions of working with what I have? Improvements, criticisms (and how to fix it)? Thanks.
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    No suggestions your tank always looks good. I'm glad you have a "green thumb".
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    very beautiful tank and pretty photos. what is the light green strand-leaved looking plant?

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