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  1. prajayn

    prajayn Active Member

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    Hey guys, Prajay here from Fourways JHB.

    Just setup my new tank last weekend, plan to have it fully planted and add some more small fish like Tetras, Borneos, Shrimp and some others.

    But more importantly, need to learn how to get this Planted tank going and keep it going optimally, and hopefully make some new friends along the way.
     
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    Hi, and welcome to the Forum

    Nice looking tank.
     
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    Thanks. Desperately needing some groundcover namely UG or HC - if anyone has any for sale please let me know.
     
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    Look in the sponsors section, and contact them, perhaps they will be able to assist.
     
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    Thanks man
     
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    Yes. Some plants lol. Will change the Scape later when I find the rocks and wood I really want
     
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    Howzit,

    Welcome to TASA, loads of help as you can see... Enjoy!

    Nice aquarium, looking good.
     
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    Welcome, enjoy your stay. Your start up looks very nice.
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Hi and welcome.

    Many many awesome guys and gals on this forum and a lot of information shared.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Managed to get some HC planted, lets see how that goes. CO2 online, and dosed with some Flourish and Equilibrium.

    Got a bubble counter, will implement that this weekend. Looking promising so far :)
     
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    Hi welcome to. Tasa
     
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    Awesome tank
     
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    Nice set up... Is it stocked already?
     
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    It was. Had a co2 incident last weekend when I plugged the canister in. Just did a water test for pH, nitrates and ammonia - all perfect, just nitrates on about 7mg/l so gonna go get some tetras and corys today and see what happens.

    Added bubble counter and added some seachem prime - apparently helps with nitrates.

    Algae starting to grow on glass and I see bubbles coming off the plants now so hopefully that's all good signs.

    This is from 2 nights ago.

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    That tank would look stunning with some Red Cherry Shrimp in it.
    Some Otocinclus to feed on the algae, and you will be sorted.
     
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