New tank setup

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by phil saint, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. phil saint

    phil saintValued MemberMember

    New setup with my first real plants...hope you like.

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  2. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    great job phil! I adore your angel!
  3. ShadowbeamValued MemberMember

    I love the gravel on this :) and the plants look really pretty too, looks great!

  4. FishStix

    FishStixValued MemberMember

    Very nice!
  5. Lucy

    LucyModeratorModerator Member

    The tank looks great. I love your angel, very pretty!
  6. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Hello Phil. You've done a wonderful job with your tank! :;perfect The tank and fish both are beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing with us!
  7. Beth1965

    Beth1965Well Known MemberMember

    Great looking tank!!
  8. lorabellWell Known MemberMember

    Looks great!!!!! I love the black and white gravel...very sharp!!!!!
  9. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbabyFishlore LegendMember

    Your tank looks fantastic! I love your angel and tetras, too. What are those big white rocks? They really add a "kick" to your aquascaping.
  10. ShadowbeamValued MemberMember

    I agree! Those rocks you've added really do give the tank somethng special!
  11. OP
    phil saint

    phil saintValued MemberMember

    The white rocks are white granite, they are really cheap (because they form most of any land mass) and they come in loads of suttle coulors, iv got a green 1 in my wifes tank. i'll post some pics of that when i find some time, thanks for the comments people.

  12. rezcrazeNew MemberMember

    Hi, I am not sure about the gravel though. I doubt if the substrate would add to the growth of live plants. Let us know what kind of substrate u have used and if it helps plant growth without rotting. otherwise looks great. Keep it up.
  13. OP
    phil saint

    phil saintValued MemberMember

    Fern should be attached to wood or rock so that the roots can access nutrients direct from the water, not the "substrate" or gravel, i chose my other plants (with advice from the shop) on that same basis, currently im using nutrafin plant gro (once a week), i cant realy comment on how good it is yet iv only been planted for a week but the plants look alot better than when they went in.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2009

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