Planted tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by derkulies, Jul 10, 2015.

  1. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    Just seeing what people think my amazon sword tails are growing like crazy

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  2. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    Nice tank! Those swords are growing very nice


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  3. Bijou88Well Known MemberMember

    Looks great! :)

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  4. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    I'm actually surprised how fast my Christmas moss has been growing to ! I started using excel flourish and micro nutrients with my diy co2 and everything is going nuts in the tank I'm loving it and my gouramis love all the hiding places !

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  5. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Looks great!
     
  6. aquaman86Valued MemberMember

    Looks awesome. Are you pumping in Co2?
     
  7. JswinWell Known MemberMember

    Very nice


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  8. 99dnicollNew MemberMember

    Put in some red plants

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  9. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    I got some ludwigia repens but it still really green trying to get it red

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  10. LilChickenValued MemberMember

    It looks really nice, this is how planted I want my 75.
     
  11. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    That sword tail on the right is growing like it's on steroids it's leaf tips come out of the water lol and I really want more drift wood

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  12. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    Update on tank moved some stuff around ludwigia is starting to get red but only on the bottom of the leaves

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  13. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Looks great, still!
     
  14. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    Anders247

    Hey man most recent ludwigia picture I right now have 6.7k and color max in. Kinda experimenting right now to see what combination works best

    Originally was a 6.7k and 10k. What do you think would work best. The bottoms of the plant leaves look amazing I just want the tops better.

    Any advice ?

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  15. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    I'm not sure, not good with plants. Dolfan can help.
     
  16. DolfanFishlore VIPMember

    I would go with 2 of the 6.7k bulbs. Be sure to replace your bulbs every 6-9 months for optimum results. Plants need time more then anything, results will be gradual. Be sure to use some root tabs and a liquid fert like Seachem Flourish Comprehensive. Ludwigia will get more pinkish red toward the tops as it gets closer to light. Iron from the root tabs and liquid ferts will help with red tones too.
     
  17. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    So really I'm just at a waiting game. Okay I'll probably ill go get another set of bulbs for it soon seeing as I started this all up in march ish. But I have shown the ferts I'm using along with root tabs

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  18. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    Tank as of today. Figure I update you guys. Got another 6.7k bulb and it looks much brighter. Hope this will get that ludwigia to turn red :)

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  19. derkuliesValued MemberMember

    Dolfan Anders247 THANK YOU !!! Last question for Dolfan which do you recommend more the finnex ray 2, finnex planted plus, or finnex planted plus 24/7 all with in my price range just wondering which you recommend more

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  20. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    This is not necessarily true. I know a few people with PAR meters and they have seen no difference in PAR levels in bulbs that are brand new compared to ones that are 2 and 3 years old. Just some FYI for everyone.
     
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