green sump(low tech tank)-video@ pg 8

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green sump(low tech tank)-video@ pg 8

Unread postby sub » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:43 am

now i should make a separate journal for my green project in my 7 footer's sump tank :P
tank size-42"x12"x12"
substrate- coco peat + pop soil(clay ball)+ sand+topping with some clay soil
co2- diy
light-28wx3 t5 tube
plants
Hygrophila Polysperma
Rotala rotundifolia-green
Echinodorus quadricostatus
Java Fern
Java Moss
Anubias barteri
Echinodorus tenellus
water sprite
Mayaca fluviatilis
Ludwigia glandulosa
Limnophila aquatica

fish
flying fox
albino algae eater
neon tetra
Serpae Tetra
zebra danio

i will get my plants by this weekend ordered from aquashoppe, currently i hv some plant which r growing well even slow grower Anubias produce new leaf :)
here r some pictures will upload fts once setup get completed ..
waiting fr ur suggestions :P
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Re: green sump

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:41 am

Nice but I am afraid that all of the mentioned plants will not grow is the light.
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Re: green sump

Unread postby sub » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:56 am

is it low for plant I mentioned sir, mine is around 3wpg , what I read most of these plant will do good in low to medium light but few like rotala not show their true beauty, will check 1 month if growth is not satisfactory thn will add more

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Re: green sump

Unread postby sub » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:02 pm

got plant in very bad condition,took 6 days to reach my place , on monday i planted now recovered some wht,will not recommend to order stem plant online if u dont hv direct flight frm seller place

hoping stem plant will cover background :)
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Re: green sump-update

Unread postby devchitra » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:18 pm

sump is turning into jungle.

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Re: green sump

Unread postby sushant » Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:42 pm

sub wrote:got plant in very bad condition,took 6 days to reach my place , on monday i planted now recovered some wht,will not recommend to order stem plant online if u dont hv direct flight frm seller place

hoping stem plant will cover background :)

You should have asked him to send via dtdc plus which assures NBD(next business day delivery)
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Re: green sump-update

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:31 pm

Sump is looking very nice and live.
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Re: green sump-update

Unread postby sub » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:42 pm

thanks fr linking it
Hygro sunset plant is melting may be it will not recover all other r fine ,
Rotala is going wild hv to trim it .

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Re: green sump-update

Unread postby sub » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:03 pm

@ sushant , aquashoppe use dtdc n speed post for shipping, thy sent by speed post it came by wrong route, next time I hv to tell them sent by dtdc only , anyway packing was good

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Re: green sump-update

Unread postby sub » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:20 pm

anubais n java moss growing in good rate too , 2nd new leaf within 15days,
Water sprites r crazy plant grow every day ,my argus n silver dollars r loving it
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