AQUA DESIGN AMANO 90P

Southbayaqua - 01/31/2018 12:58:37 PM - 477 / 17 / 48 / 28

Description

Aqua Design Amano 90p. This tank utilizes branch wood with unzan stones. I dose ADA brighty K daily, and Iron once, or twice a month. Substrate: ADA Amazonia Sand: ADA La Plata Sand Water Sterilizer: Twinstar Nano + Surface Skimmer: ADA Vuppa CO2 Diffuser: ADA Beetle 30mm CO2 Bubble Counter: ADA CO2 Beetle Counter CO2 Check Valve: ADA Cabochon Ruby CO2 Regulator: GLA SS Pro-1 with 5lb tank

Lights

  • On: 11
  • Off: 7

CO2

  • Diffusion
  • On: 10:30
  • Off: 7
  • BPS: 5

Aeration

  • Lily Pipe
  • 14 hours

Timeline

  • 1

    ADA 90p without rotala

    I chopped the rotala to the substrate to help eradicate utricularia gibba. I feel I’ve done a decent job in monitoring. All new growth was easy to s ......

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  • 3

    Night Shot

    Unseen night shot from not too long ago. ......

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    • EastCoastScaping
      10/15/2018 07:36:45 AM

      Wow

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      • Southbayaqua
        10/16/2018 05:33:18 PM

        Looks much different now. Removed a ton of mini pelia from the Buce and smushed it into the crevices of the unzan stone. The unzans are nearly covered now.

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  • 4

    Ada 90p - Sunlight

    The solar RGB is off and this is shot during the morning. The colors tend to come out more with the marine layer oppose to direct sunlight ......

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  • 5

    Pea Puffer

    This pea puffer cleaned up the pond snail population in a few weeks. I’m not sure what to feed him when he finishes the job ......

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  • 6

    The night before a trim

    Shot before a rotala trim during a San Diego sunset ......

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  • 7

    Sunlight and rotala

    I was out of town for 4 days and left the shades in this position to allow the house plants to receive sunlight. The rotala indica to the left is much ......

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  • 8

    Need for a major trim

    I’ve left the 90p unattended for a few weeks. It’s in need of a major trim. The rotala indica is over growing the tank. Roughly 30 cm in height of ......

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  • 9

    Rotala Indica Post Trim

    Post trim of the rotala indica. You can see the hygrophilia pinnatifida breaching over. It’s starting to over grow and take over the tank. I’m slo ......

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  • 10

    Utricularia trim

    Trimmed the Utricularia. Starting to feel like I don’t like it in this tank anymore. The color is a little too lime and I feel like a darker green c ......

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  • 11

    Bucephalandra

    I have many colorful leaves sprouting in my bucephalandra forest. This is just one of many species that has a deep red color to it. ......

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  • 12

    Trim

    Trimmed the rotala indica, mini guryana, and hygrophila pinnatifida. First real trim since I scaled back the background stems. ......

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  • 13

    Water Change

    I’ve been performing water changes just a bit more frequently than usual. Was dealing with some green spot algae, however it seems to be going away. ......

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  • 14

    plants Added

    • Hygrophila Pinnatifida

  • 15

    ADA 90p Transition

    The ada 90p is starting to transition into something a bit different from the original scape. The mid ground was fixed and hygrophilia pinnatifida and ......

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  • 16

    Chopped the rotala

    Trimmed the rotala to nearly the bottom. Replanted a few of the tips. While i was at it, i added more substrate to the mid ground in order to help ach ......

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    • Kaquatics
      06/11/2018 07:32:47 PM

      This tank has come a long ways!

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      • Southbayaqua
        06/13/2018 08:30:56 AM

        It really has. Seems to constantly evolve. Not sure if it will ever be finalized.

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      • Southbayaqua
        06/13/2018 08:30:57 AM

        It really has. Seems to constantly evolve. Not sure if it will ever be finalized.

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    Utricularia graminifolia

    This portion of utricularia graminifolia is from one tissue culture cup. The entire cup was wedged in between two unzan stones. It is not planted int ......

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  • 21

    Side shot of the tank

    Roots of the rotala indica are thick and reaching the bottom of the substrate. ......

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  • 26

    Utricularia graminifolia placement

    Current update of the 90p. Swapped out Althernanthera Reineckii Mini with Utricularia Graminifolia. Also, removed Monte Carlo from a few Unzan Stone ......

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    • Southbayaqua
      04/30/2018 12:34:00 PM

      Woot woot

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      • cjaz
        05/03/2018 06:29:54 PM

        exciting times

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    • Southbayaqua
      04/30/2018 12:34:00 PM

      Woot woot

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    • keith
      04/30/2018 11:36:31 PM

      I like the work.

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    • cjaz
      04/30/2018 11:37:55 PM

      Looks good

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    • cjaz
      05/08/2018 06:41:05 PM

      Interesting placement

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