My first planted setup...

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    Hi guys

    Thought I would post some pics of my setup which is finally showing some results...I have no idea what plants I have and only bought what I thought would look nice. :p.
    Dimensions of the tank is 1m x 1m x 500cm hight (480 liter approx)
    Livestock I currently have in there:
    5 x Galaxie Rasbora
    5 x Dwarf emerald Rasbora
    4 x Otto
    5 x Normans Lampeyes
    4 x Pencilfish (Golden)
    2 x Clown Killifish
    Some Cows

    Currently I only dose Flourish twice a week and compressed CO2 for a few hours a day IMG_0300.jpg IMG_0078.jpg IMG_0075.jpg IMG_0071.jpg IMG_0067.jpg IMG_0060.jpg IMG_0027.jpg IMG_0024.jpg IMG_0027.jpg IMG_0024.jpg IMG_0017.jpg IMG_0011.jpg
     
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    And some more pics
     

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    Looking nice. Once the plants grow out you will have a real jungle!
     
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    Dit is regtig awesome trompie. Dit is n huge tank
     
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    Thanx guys
     
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    Looks amazing. Makes me jealous :)

    Can't wait to get my tank up and going...
     
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    Nice @Trompie, keep the pics coming as it grows! Like the cows. You might have a interbreed with the cherries and Rilli's
     
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    Little fish in a biiig tank. Looks awesome.
     
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    Nice tank is looking good
     
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    Thanx Guys. Much appreciated.
    @Nathaneal: Yes I recently got the Rili's and did not have a tank started up for them so added them there, but will take my Cherry's out very soon so there is no interbreeding. The other species will go into separate tanks as well...also recently got them so they are still young....
     
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    Great, looking forward to the shrimplets lol
     
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    Mal hieroor, daar is ook darm min dinge soo mooi soos koeie in 'n weiveld...
     
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    En die water is mooi helder, hoe lank loop die tank al?
     
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    Dankie Jakkals. Het hom begin Sept opgestart. Baie gesukkel met my plante in die begin. Dis eers van Oct af wat als begin mooi saamwerk het.
     
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    very nice man.. nice pics
     
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    Thanx
     
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    very nice @Trompie , very natural looking!

    Awesome lil fish those beckfordi pencils! love them to bits! hehe ;)
     
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    Thanx Chonkie. Yes they have a lot of attitude and nice to have them with the rasboras seeing that both rasbora species hide in the jungle most of the time. The pencil fish actually come to investigate movement outside the tank where the rasboras hide. If i did not know for a fact there were emeralds in there I would have thought they all died. I only see them when i sit still with the lights off then they come out. It even affected my lampeyes as they started hiding as well at some point. But the pencilfish changed that luckily. Awesome little fisn
     

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