10g, Heavily Planted Build

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquarium Builds' started by aquadude91, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. aquadude91Valued MemberMember

    Here's a video of my 10g heavily planted aquarium.

    Ammonia: 0
    Nitrite: 0
    Nitrate: 5
    pH: 7.8
    Temp: 77F

    Cardinal Tetra & Harlequins
    Crypts, Water Sprite, Cabomba, Amazon Sword, Java Fern, Marimo, Penny Wort

    Seachem Flourite Dark Substrate
    200gph filtration (sponge and mechanical), power head for added flow (extra but not necessary), Eheim heating, current satellite LED lighting 6500K with storm and moonlight, custom fish hood made from plastic mesh to avoid jumping, marineland & top gun filtration.

    Currently has a slight Cyanobacteria issue.
  2. MattS99Well Known MemberMember

    Beautiful. Harlequins are great fish. Had some a while back in my parent's house, they all got over excited during feeding time, jumped out, and unfortunately died.
  3. RyleighJValued MemberMember

    Wow, I never knew a 10g could look so beautiful! When it comes to getting a tank heavily planted like that, did you plant it like that right off the bat, or did you plant it more scarcely and wait for them to grow?
  4. aquadude91Valued MemberMember

    It grew in.

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