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Old 11-02-2010, 11:03 AM   #1 
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Talking Try# 2 .... no fish getting sucked up the filter this time!!

On my first attempt, the filter was missing some parts out of the box, and unfortunately, the betta got caught up in the filter's impeller..... RIP unamed betta


Anyways... Just got a new betta and some shrimps.....finally, things seem to be going much better this time around

5 Gallon Tank

1- Crowntail Betta
4- Amano Shrimp

Plants:
1- Kleiner Prinz Sword
1- Corkscrew Val
1- Dwarf Hairgrass
1- Dwarf Aquarium Lily
2- Hydrotriche Hottoniiflora
2- Crypt Wendii Red
2- Crypt Willisii
3- Broadleaf Ludwigia Repens
3- Bacopa Caroliniana
3- Lindernia Rotundifolia Variegated
3- Anubias



I could use a few suggestions on the plant/wood/rock arrangements.
It just doesn't seem quite right, and I'm far from an expert in aquascaping.

I'd like to try and cover the heater a bit more, but not sure what the best plant(s) to put in the back right corner are. Currently near the heater is the Kleiner Prinz Sword and Crypt Wendii Red. Anyone know if these plants will fill-in and become "bushier" as they grow?

Any other suggestions are welcome - Thanks!
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Old 11-02-2010, 02:06 PM   #2 
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So sorry about your first Betta! You have a very lovely setup going on there :D
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Old 11-02-2010, 02:09 PM   #3 
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Oh no! Sorry that happened. =[
Liking the set up!
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Old 11-02-2010, 04:08 PM   #4 
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I don't know about live plants, but a lot of people decorate by putting smaller plants in the front going to taller toward the back & maybe filling in holes with smaller plants.
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:29 PM   #5 
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Looks pretty good so far, and it will look even better as the plants fill in. If you're going for a natural look, one piece of advice I've read is to put the same kind of plants close together. That's how they tend to grow in the wild. Anyway, I hope everything goes well with your new betta!
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