Welcome to the jungle my finished 30 gallon!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Ethan, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. EthanWell Known MemberMember

  2. brodylane1122Well Known MemberMember

    What are those plant?

  3. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    i am not really sure lol

  4. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    Pretty. Interesting looking substrate. Is that a dirted tank or just mixed sands?

    Looks like you have three kinds of plants. Amazon Swords, the large ones with oval shaped leaves. Mondo Grass is the one with the thin dark green leaves. It's also terrestrial so you want to get rid of those quick before they melt. And on top of the wood it looks like you have Anubias Nana.

  5. lp89Valued MemberMember

    Keep an eye on your neons with the angelfish. As the angel gets bigger the neons may become snacks.

    Plants look awesome, great job!
  6. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    figured i couldn't trust petco to have fully aquatic plants rofl going to have to get more sword or something to fill. and yeah it is mixed sand
  7. oscarsbudWell Known MemberMember

    Looks great!
  8. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    if i have to get rid of the mondo grass are there any plants that look similar to it that i can use?
  9. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    Hairgrass is kind of similar and grows in a lawnish type look.
  10. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    probably gonna have to order the hairgrass and then i would like a type of moss to cover that whole log lol
  11. k8XPValued MemberMember

    Looks pretty good!
    If you have to replace that grass you can get some corkscrew val, it's really nice, easy to care for. Just make sure you dose with something other than Excel , co2 booster cause heard will melt the vals. Mine do great with root tabs and aqueon plant food.
  12. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    oh me oh my that corkscrew val is BEAUTIFUL i might just buy that :D
  13. soarlValued MemberMember

    LIke the look! That's a neat stump piece!!
  14. pirahnah3Fishlore VIPMember

    tank looks good, other than the angel later in life everything should be fine, the angels disposition is a shoot as to what will happen really. All could be well or all could be lunch.
  15. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    hopefully growing up with them will not make them lunch but if they do become lunch well they won't go extinct lol
  16. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    Vals are quite pretty plants. Just a tip from previous experience, put them in the back and sides of the tank. They grow terribly tall lol.
  17. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    just bought 50$ worth of sweet plants from dustinsfishtank.com love his youtube vids and decided to buy some of his stock my tank is going to look dang good with these plants :D
  18. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    PC270078.jpg i have only the roots in the filter in my 5gallon would this keep them alive? without melting them?
  19. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    :;dk I dunno lol. It might! I know the leaves shouldn't be submerged for long periods of time but I've never thought of growing it out of my filter.
  20. EthanWell Known MemberMember

    i thought it was a cool idea so i will try it for both of us haha

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