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    Been 5 weeks and the transformation from a convict tank that one could barely keep a plant alive in to this was amazing. Still learning as one does, but my feeling is that I will be doing more e(im)mersed tanks.

    For me the concept of an e(im)mersed tank relates to the formation of new growth .. when it is too wet to be emersed and not wet enough to be immersed. What new growth might look like could vary greatly.

     
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    And today's update ...

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Wow!
    Absolutely stunning Ferdie.
    Great videos too!
    I think I've decided what I'm gonna do in my 30l!!

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    Very nice
    Well done :thumbup:
     
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    Must say this is really nice. You a real inspiration to my hobby. In what thread can i see what light you using?
     
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    I know... It is weekend.. .man what a crazy week, good thing I can get lost in this tank - over and over and over again.



    Later Ferdie
     
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    Maybe put in a diy misting system.
     
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    I thought about it ... but everything is so wet as it is, not sure I need more water, truth is I am starting to think I might need a dry period.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Everything stays so wet .. do not think I need more water on the plants at this stage.

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    Later Ferdie
     
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    You know things are going great when even the algae wants to join - no clue how to control this.



    Later Ferdie
     
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    All good just letting it sit.

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    Looking better and better all the time

    Your planted tanks are stunning but I find this one to be really special
     
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    Thanks .. it is weird I expected better growth by now, maybe as things heat up ... keeping an eye.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    soo 8 weeks hey ... time flies



    Later Ferdie
     
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    Adding 3 tubs to the e(im)mersed setup ..

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    Hopping these will be an easy transition form TC to EG.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Little stumped ... as to what next.

    Current growth in the thank

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    is good ... actually to the point that I need to rescape to make space for the TC plants, I am thinking the top left needs to be redone.

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    I can pull most of these

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    re-plant / place them add some substrate of sorts and then just wash an place the TC bits as normal ...


    Any thoughts on this process?

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Looks amazing!
    Nice to see how this set up has grown in!
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    Thanks Vince ... been very rewarding. Current plan with propagation is to get the outside tank going as the weather warms in JHB and then to get thing growing under sunlight but with the same concept as in a spray bar splash system 24x7.

    So I will only be passing plants on from that grow space probably early next year if plans work out as expected. So tag along ...

    Later Ferdie
     
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