f's e(im)mersed tanks

Discussion in 'Planted Tanks' started by f-fish, Jul 10, 2018.

Tags:
  1. OP
    f-fish

    f-fish #unspecified

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    9,250
    Likes Received:
    1,826
    Location:
    JHB - Randburg
    thanks @AmithS, appreciate the comment - it is a year old, I learned so much doing this tank. The actual forest was the goal.

    Being stuck in a downpour during a solo hike in Pai Thailand (close to where those kids got trapped) and everything was green and wet ... I now get lost in the result ( when I clean the glass ).

    upload_2019-6-23_6-35-54.png

    End of May 2018 above - then beginning June 2018 got to start the scape.

    Result is way better than what I expected. This was the turning point

    .. https://www.tropicalaquarium.co.za/threads/updating-the-convict-tank.942/page-4#post-389645

    Later Ferdie
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2019
  2. Guest




  3. OP
    f-fish

    f-fish #unspecified

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    9,250
    Likes Received:
    1,826
    Location:
    JHB - Randburg
    I have to ask @MariaS did you read it right ?

    [​IMG]

    23 June 2018 vs 23 June 2019

    [​IMG]

    Later Ferdie
     
    Nico Hamman, Hawk and SalmonAfrica like this.
  4. David Kusner

    David Kusner

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2019
    Messages:
    517
    Likes Received:
    285
    Location:
    Sydenham, JHB
    So this is sort of like a terrarium aquarium hybrid kind of thing. Very very interesting. I like the idea very much.

    How much intervention and maitenance did this require in a year comparable to a high tec planted tank?

    Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk
     
  5. OP
    f-fish

    f-fish #unspecified

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    9,250
    Likes Received:
    1,826
    Location:
    JHB - Randburg
    After the June 2018 modeling, very little other than me trying to add different plants. Something like 3 water changes / top-ups - two canister filter cleans and dry fertz when I do the rest. Glass well you can see when I have posted pics that is typically when something happened in the tank.

    I suppose one could have done more manicure work on the plants - but like all my tanks if I have met it 1/2 way and planted it then the rest is up to the plant to thrive.

    It works well when you can it in high tanks ... 2/5 ratio of water to air seems to be attractive to my eye.

    Later Ferdie
     
  6. OP
    f-fish

    f-fish #unspecified

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    9,250
    Likes Received:
    1,826
    Location:
    JHB - Randburg
    [​IMG]


    Got salad ?


    [​IMG]

    Later Ferdie
     
  7. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    547
    Likes Received:
    415
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Very inspirational!
     
  8. OP
    f-fish

    f-fish #unspecified

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    9,250
    Likes Received:
    1,826
    Location:
    JHB - Randburg

    Glad you like it ... and thanks for the comment - always good to see that threads that are not top new posts still get some eyeballs.

    Later Ferdie
     

Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - e(im)mersed tanks Forum Date
New to planted tanks General Discussions Sep 26, 2019
My 2 Tanks Members Systems Aug 25, 2019
Tanks at home Full tank shots Jul 23, 2019
Books on tropical fish, plants, scaping and HT tanks Beginner Discussions Jul 17, 2019
Fish room - Heat the tanks or the room or both. General Discussions Jun 24, 2019
How to prevent ick and other disease in guppy tanks Diseases May 6, 2019
Moving tanks: what would work best? General Discussions Mar 12, 2019

Share This Page