The restart of My Love affair with tanks

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    Washief Volkwyn

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    Hi all

    After more than a decade gone. I took all of old equipment out of mothballs and started again. Reused most and still have some spares. MTS was bad in those days. Only replaced old lighting 3 x 1,2m 16W planted LED. Worked out to about R600.
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    Blank slate. 27 November.
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    Tried the soil capped with PFS but made too many rookie mistakes.
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    This is after started filling with water. Ran filters and 3 days later was even worse. I quit while i was still ahead and vowed too try again some other time.
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    Tank with just PFS.
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    Tank with Plants and fish under planted lights.
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    A few days later and now 2 weeks later already started trimming.
     
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    Will Post some better pics over the weekend when I do trim. Current plants:
    • Bacopa Carolina
    • Hygrophila Costata
    • Coon tail
    • Ludwigia
    • Unknown serrated leaf in foreground
    Need some red in there but must try to have some patience.
     
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    Keen to see this unfold!
     
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    Looking good :thumbup:
     
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    Welcome back. Watching to see how it goes
     

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