JJL's 55 Gallon Planted Tank

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  1. JJL

    JJL Purple Tang

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    Here is an update on my 55 Gallon Planted Tank. 8)
    Canister Fluval 305 for filtration, Dual 54 Watt T5s. Flourish Excel, Flourish Trace, Flourish Potassium, Flourish Iron, Flourish Comprehensive, and root tabs.

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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Very nice scape work, plant selection looks great, excellent ferts also. This will be fun watching it grow in.

    Your sword plant choices look to be good as IIRC they should not get to large and dominate the side of the tank they are in.
     
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  4. sticksmith23

    sticksmith23 Giant Squid

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    That does look quite awesome! I will follow as well. One day I want to do a planted tank as well, or just convert my son's 14 gallon lol.
     
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  5. JJL

    JJL Purple Tang

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    Thanks, John!
    I cant wait until it grows in 8)
     
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    JJL Purple Tang

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    Thanks, you should definately start a planted tank :)
     
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    JJL Purple Tang

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    BUMP for evening members :)
     
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  9. jkat21

    jkat21 Bangghai Cardinal

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    Tank looks really really nice..I've been playing with the idea of a small planted tank..I think I'm gonna do it,but it won't be for a month or so..gonna follow along..
     
  10. norg.

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    Very nice looking set up. Cant wait for it all to grow in. Mine has been set up for over 2 years with plants so its an issue to have to trim it now. Haha. Getting close to a solid wall of plants.
     
  11. JJL

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    Thanks, you should definately set one up :)

    Thanks, norg! I am very excited to see the plants grow in.
     
  12. jkat21

    jkat21 Bangghai Cardinal

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    What/how did you set up your substrate..im not going as big as you ..im only going to do a 10 or 20 gal..what do you recommend..I do want to do this on a budget..only looking for low light plants only...Thanks..