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    @seb'sfish
    Thanks, yeah I've been thinking of upping the peppered cory numbers to 6 to match the sterbai cories. I might also get a few more cherry barbs as out of the 18, only 6 are female. Ideally I'd get another 4 or 5 females.

    @steeler1
    Thank you, yes I entered in the August competition and won it! I was delighted

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    I'd just joined and was finding by way around the forum so I did not see that. Belated congratulations.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget

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    Thanks

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    I went to "Aquatics Live!" today in London and came home with 8 new plants. I got:
    2 x Posgostemon helferi
    2 x Alternanthera rosaefolia mini
    2 x Lobelia cardinalis dwarf
    2 x unknown (possibly a Bacopa of some sort)

    I'm hoping the cories don't uproot it all now...they have a habit of doing that to the more delicate things in the tank.

    Here's the Posgostemon helferi. I don't expect this to do particularly well as it's a medium light demanding plant (and my lights are poor), but we'll see.


    Here's the Lobelia cardinalis dwarf - it looks quite a nice stem plant.


    And a little forest of Alternanthera rosaefolia mini, mixed in with some sickly Alternanthera reinecki pink (threw out the older stems).


    And this is the one that didn't have a label. I think it's a bacopa of some sort but perhaps the experts here can confirm?

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    I did a bit of a minor rescape on the tank. The "tree" was annoying me as it's in the way, I never intended it for this tank, so I took it apart and fixed the anubias to the main wood where nothing was really growing. I pulled out some old Alternanthera and planted all the new stuff.

    Here's the full tank shot.


    The left view.


    The right view - with the anubias stuffed in between the tangled roots of the wood.


    I'm pretty happy with it. I might just get a few more vals for the back.

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    Your tank just continues to become more attractive all the time, keep up the good work.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget

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    I can't believe I missed this journal when you started it last summer. I just read through the entire thing. It's great! and your tank is stunning!
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Cheers!

    It's a really useful record of what I've done with it. I've still plans to do more. I keep thinking, "that's it now", but it only lasts 5 minutes before I get another idea!

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    Just wanted to say, very nice tank. :)

    Sabra

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    Thanks very much.

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