Friday, November 18, 2011

As of October 25th

As of November 18th

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Background plants added

Vallisneria americana (gigantea)

and some Rotala Magenta (Rotala macrandra v. 'narrow leaf')

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Middle ground plants added

Ludwigia repens 'Rubin’ (broad and narrow varieties)
I'm really digging the narrow leaf variety.

Rotala rotundifolia

Bacopa caroliniana 

I've also added, but assume I'll remove soon:

Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Tropica'
Nymphaea lotus (zenkeri)
Hygrophila corymbosa 'Siamensis'
Cryptocoryne x willisii
Cryptocoryne wendtii
Hydrocotyle ? (Pennywort)
Echinodorus x barthii (red melon)
Echinodorus 'Ozelot Green'
Hygrophila difformis (Wisteria)
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Foreground plants added

Status of surviving plants
Amazon Swords- no algae
Anubias Barteri-central, green spot algae
Anubias Frazeri- right, green spot algae
Anubias Nana- left, green spot algae
Some moss on driftwood- mixed health
Cabomba- temporary, almost red
Anacharis- removed
3 Rummy Nose Tetras- healthy
3 Otos- healthy
2 Corydoras- healthy and large
5 galaxy rasbora- healthy

New plants:
I've added a number of plants.

Eleocharis parvula (Dwarf Hairgrass)

Echinodorus tenellus (Dwarf Sword)

Lilaeopsis mauritiana (Micro Narrow Leaf Sword)

 Pogostemon helferi (Little Star

I'll stick with whichever seems to thrive with the conditions I can provide.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Restart and recovery.

I suppose it happens to the best of us. I've been trying to remember exactly what happened. Almost two years ago it seems I became demoralized. Well, I'm back!

Amazon Swords- survived
Anubias Barteri-central
Anubias Frazeri- right
Anubias Nana- left
Some moss on driftwood.
Cabomba- good
Anacharis- good
3 Rummy Nose Tetras- healthy
1 Otos- healthy, I think I need another
2 Corydoras- healthy and large
3 new galaxy rasbora- healthy

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