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75 gallon tank
75 gallon tank
75 gallon tank
mainganos, ob peacocks, red zebras, yellow labs, and red tops with live plants!
posted by: Todd Robinson

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Sep 28th, 2010
Views: 594 Rated: (16 votes)

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Josh Harms » posted 2010/09/28 05:13 pm
looks great Todd!
Dan Noon (m) » posted 2010/09/28 05:22 pm
sweet tank
mick shield » posted 2010/09/28 05:29 pm
looks great
Fady El-Bahrawy » posted 2010/09/28 05:34 pm
nice looking tank. but beware of decayed leaves and roots will turn water to acidec, lowering ph level. not good for Africans, better double check. lol
Todd Robinson » posted 2010/09/28 05:42 pm
thanks! yeah I cut old leaves so new ones grow but plants are good for the water quality! I've used live plants for 5 years now and love them:)
Vince Cooper (m) » posted 2010/09/28 05:44 pm
Fady El-Bahrawy » posted 2010/09/28 05:47 pm
i usded to put some in my tank, but within a month they were eaten by some africans. but anyways they look so cool
Fady El-Bahrawy » posted 2010/09/28 05:50 pm  
thinking of maybe a different kind of plant deserves another try :)
leo chretien » posted 2010/09/28 05:52 pm
Todd Robinson » posted 2010/09/28 06:03 pm  
these plants do great like amazon sword, java fern, and anubias barteri are what I have but some other plants cichlids eat!
Josh Harms » posted 2010/09/28 06:06 pm  
I agree Todd. We have pretty much the same live plants too in our 77 gal. Anything else will be eaten!
Fady El-Bahrawy » posted 2010/09/28 06:06 pm  
thanks for the tip, i may try that:)
Josh Harms » posted 2010/09/28 06:07 pm  
we tie down our anubias to lava rock and eventually the roots grow into the rock. Looks great.
c r » posted 2010/09/28 06:12 pm
Todd Robinson » posted 2010/09/28 06:16 pm  
sure does! you will need plant lighting for them to grow good I use coralife one bulb or power compact with but anubias dont need alot of light!
Todd Robinson » posted 2010/09/28 06:21 pm  
I stick potted plant in the hole of a rock so the fish dont dig them up!
s castle » posted 2010/09/28 06:25 pm
tank looks great. I like using live plants too and am trying out some in a few tanks now i have the same three as mentioned. I haven't had enough brains to tie them down yet, tho some are hot glued or sealed to driftwood-which really looks nice.
Josh Harms » posted 2010/09/28 06:34 pm  
already have plant lighting - same as you. Fishing wire works good to tie them down. If I just plant them in the gravel, they float in no time. I too have an anubias tied to driftwood.
Scott Mayes » posted 2010/09/28 07:10 pm
Jay Dollentas » posted 2010/09/28 08:25 pm
very nice tank!
bip_ 4u (m) » posted 2010/09/29 05:12 am
Outstanding!
fourdell kidson » posted 2010/09/29 07:57 am
Steve Aldershof » posted 2010/09/29 09:49 pm
Shari Maeger » posted 2010/09/30 12:17 am
Love it! Very nice!

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