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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby SanamMarik » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:41 pm

why do u want moss fr carpeting?
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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby adarshnarsaria » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:15 pm

SanamMarik wrote:why do u want moss fr carpeting?


Because

mithun wrote:yes all aquascape doesnt always need carpets.. moss can be used instead.
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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby SanamMarik » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:25 pm

oki...but for a tank dat size will require lots of moss or lots or time...if u can arrange some co2, thn u can go for easier carpeting plants. since u will b having d tank at ofc, thats a v big concern...i would suggest u to try things out at home first...have some exp and thn go for ofc setup
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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby adarshnarsaria » Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:29 am

SanamMarik wrote:oki...but for a tank dat size will require lots of moss or lots or time...if u can arrange some co2, thn u can go for easier carpeting plants. since u will b having d tank at ofc, thats a v big concern...i would suggest u to try things out at home first...have some exp and thn go for ofc setup



I wish that was possible but it aint.

So can you guide me through a setup like this

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This one seems easy to do but its ada so its damn expensive. can you suggest me a cheap alternative which is available and somewhat manufactured locally. I've seen cheap aquasoils locally manufactured at gallif street. Any leads regarding that?
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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby nilotpal » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:44 am

adarshnarsaria wrote:
This one seems easy to do but its ada so its damn expensive. can you suggest me a cheap alternative which is available and somewhat manufactured locally. I've seen cheap aquasoils locally manufactured at gallif street. Any leads regarding that?


What's ADA in it? Never mind got it.
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Re: Help me setup a low-tech planted aquarium for my Office

Postby adarshnarsaria » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:48 pm

Thank you all of you for your valuable suggestions ^:)^ and I am so glad to say that the Tank have been setup already :ympeace: Ill be posting pictures soon. :D

Here are the specifications of the tank:-

Size: 30"X15"X18"
Material of the Tank: Glass
Substrate: Coarse Sugar Like Sand for the lower layer, Fine Sand for the Mid Layer, and small chiplets like yellowish gravel as top layer. :-ss
CO2: DIY Three Cylinder CO2 System with two Generation Cylinders and one Gas Separating Chamber and liquid CO2 :-??
Plants: Large Amazon Swords and Tape Grass for the Background, Cryptocornye Becketti and Water Wisteria for the mid ground :ymdaydream:
Hard Scape: A Medium sized Driftwood with Java Moss tied on it on one of the thirds and a medium size rock behind which amazon swords are frilling. :-ss
Livestock: Red Cherry Shrimps, Zebra Danios, Red Tail Sharks, Tiger Barbs, Albino Lemon Tetras, a Leopard Pleco and Red molly. x_x
Filter: Internal Power Filter as a mechanical filter soon going to add some Biological filtration as well as some chemical filtration working on those. :ympray:
Heater: 150 Watts. :-h

Stay Tuned for pictures... \m/

Any advice for improvements and mistakes plz mention. :ympray:
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