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Old 09-23-2012, 09:25 PM   #11 
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very nice XD
Don't us just love my froggies!? :D Tyrannith just started eating their leftovers O.O his belly is huge...
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Those frogs are adorable and so your Betta he shines, love his color !!!!
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Those frogs are adorable and so your Betta he shines, love his color !!!!
Thank you! I love them all =] I think Tyrannith is still pretty young? He's only an inch long (not counting his tail) barely bigger than my frogs xD
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Just for future reference and all that, Dwarf hairgrass is a plant that needs medium light, about 55 PAR, watts doesn't really mean anything. Also, you need a fertile substrate, like Ecocomplete or stratum, otherwise it will really only grow up, not out. Trimmings also help to promote horizontal growth.
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Just for future reference and all that, Dwarf hairgrass is a plant that needs medium light, about 55 PAR, watts doesn't really mean anything. Also, you need a fertile substrate, like Ecocomplete or stratum, otherwise it will really only grow up, not out. Trimmings also help to promote horizontal growth.
Im going to add fertile substrate and better light in a few months. Right now, I just want to keep it from browning! My DIY bottle gets set up tomorrow, too.
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The only problem when you add CO2 you should up your lights by either lowering them, or by adding more. When I added CO2 my light was too high and I ended up with a ton of algae. I lowered it, and it has been growing amazingly. Also you Ned more ferts when you get into a "higher tech" tank because plants will burn through the ferts.

To be honest, having higher tech tanks get more expensive, lights usually cost more and then you are using ferts all the time, I don't think it is worth it if you are just trying to keep a plant alive. It's your call, but I would research more if I were you.
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The only problem when you add CO2 you should up your lights by either lowering them, or by adding more. When I added CO2 my light was too high and I ended up with a ton of algae. I lowered it, and it has been growing amazingly. Also you Ned more ferts when you get into a "higher tech" tank because plants will burn through the ferts.

To be honest, having higher tech tanks get more expensive, lights usually cost more and then you are using ferts all the time, I don't think it is worth it if you are just trying to keep a plant alive. It's your call, but I would research more if I were you.
Well...die slower than they're already dying. Once they're all gone, ill be switching them with some lower tech plants.
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