The Puntius effect

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    Thanks dude, Oh yeah I love my barbs they are beyond awesome!!!!
     
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    Wow. How do you do this with 2 kids? I get home at 18h00. Then it's bathtime-story time etc with my 3yr old until 19h00-20h00. Supper...Bath..Bugger! It's 21h30/22h00. I'm too worn out at the moment to tackle my tanks at that time!
     
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    We also get home around 18h00, we are done with supper and stuff around 19h00 they both bath together. My wife puts our 2 year old girl to sleep on Wednesday and the oldest one 7 years old going on 8 next month.

    Goes to bed at 20h00 and my wife dont mind me spending time on Wednesday evenings, she normally also goes to bed a bit earlier then it is just me and the tanks:nuts:

    My little forest 3 footer, is less work sort him out on Sunday afternoon.

    Just a little trim here and their and the 45 liter water change and 1 2 3 done.
     
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    I see I need to come for some time management lessons. My second daughter is due on the 7 March :bigsmile:
     
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    Haha will teach you in 1 2 3 minutes :) Oh nice man sure you cannot wait dude:nuts:
     
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    That depends dude...My wife gave me the Gynae/hospital/etc etc bill last night! :bawling: :notrust:
     
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    Good luck dude enjoy it man.
     
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    Quick update!!!

    Hi my fellow green fingers,

    My stunning Staurogyne SP Bihar these 2 stems where about 15cm long when I planted them which was around 2 months ago, currently it is about 50-60cm tall.

    The Amazon sword on the left is also around 50-60cm tall really excellent health.

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    Awesome rare plant

    Enjoy

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    Quick update!!!,

    Moved and trimmed some plants last night also moved my once piece of mopani with a nice bush of java ferns on it.

    Will post pics tonight.

    Till next time!!!
     
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    @The BARB King. Do you have any trimmings? That you want to get rid of?
     
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    Currently nothing from the Puntius Effect, but next time when I do a trim in My little forest then I will give you a shout:nuts:
     
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    Thanks that will be really awesome.
     
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    Quick update

    The Puntius effect is growing back nicely after the BIG trim. My red ozelot sword is growing awesome the leaves width is about 12cm wide. Enjoy
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    Looks great!
    Stunning work and a great inspiration for us beginners.


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    Thanks a mil dude, lots of work getting it like you want it.

    Good luck.
     
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    Dumb quastion here, is your tank C02 injected? I would think it is just wanted to know! :)
     
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    LOL their is o dumb question dude :laugh: yes using pressurized co2 with a inline co2 reactor

    Co2 is beyond awesome the best you can do for you plants.

    Co2 then nutrients/ferts and proper distribution and flow then lights.
     
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    Ok cool! Pity its so expensive.

    I want to rescape my tank completely and try planted again. I'm just waiting for my wood to soak.....
     
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    Quick update

    Hi my fellow green fingers.

    Nice update from the Puntius Effect, all is growing back nicely after the huge trim a couple of weeks ago.

    Currently running less lights and the plants are growing very well, since I have been doing the ramp up and down of lights.

    I am running only 2 x 80w tubes from 15h00 till 21h30, I have my 2 x 54w tubes running from 14h00-15h00 and then also from 18h00 till 19h00 at 21h30 my 2 x 80w tubes go off and the 2 x 54w tubes go on till 22h05

    My Amazon sword is nearly touching the surface at around 70-75cm tall :nuts: everything has been growing much better with the lower lights.

    Enjoy.

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