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Old 04-12-2013, 01:11 AM   #1
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Hand itchy after setting up the chocolate gourami planted tank so now convert my bare boring altum tank to a planted one too. The tank has certainly liven up alot & my family seems more interested in the tank now. Actually had this wild idea of doing a mini sumida aquarium amano style but i guess i will make do with this



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Old 04-12-2013, 06:58 AM   #2
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Cool setup..definately will attrack attention of ur family member n many others
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Looks beautiful!

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Clean and nice setup. good job.
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simple yet nice , have given me some idea
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:33 PM   #6
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nice tank. dimension?

is there underflow? how do u stop the sand from going in?
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Ur scape always very nice. Envy much.

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I preferred the "boring" version of the tank
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Hand itchy after setting up the chocolate gourami planted tank so now convert my bare boring altum tank to a planted one too. The tank has certainly liven up alot & my family seems more interested in the tank now. Actually had this wild idea of doing a mini sumida aquarium amano style but i guess i will make do with this



Plant List
Anubias barteri var.nana
Anubias barteri var.barteri
Anubias barteri var.nana 'Petite'
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov'
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident''
Taxiphyllum Barbieri 'Java Moss'

Fish List
Altum angels
Flame back bleeding heart tetra
Cardinal tetra
Otocinlus
Amano shrimp
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nice tank. dimension?

is there underflow? how do u stop the sand from going in?
Thanks. It's a 4.5x2x2.5ft IOUS tank. The sand i use is not the very fine kind so no problem with that. I have to put jap mat at the underflow to prevent small fishes from entering.

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Hahaha, yeah...i want a change from the biotope style aquarium
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:18 PM   #10
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Hand itchy after setting up the chocolate gourami planted tank so now convert my bare boring altum tank to a planted one too. The tank has certainly liven up alot & my family seems more interested in the tank now. Actually had this wild idea of doing a mini sumida aquarium amano style but i guess i will make do with this



Plant List
Anubias barteri var.nana
Anubias barteri var.barteri
Anubias barteri var.nana 'Petite'
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov'
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident''
Taxiphyllum Barbieri 'Java Moss'

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Altum angels
Flame back bleeding heart tetra
Cardinal tetra
Otocinlus
Amano shrimp
I love it! Simple and great looking!
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