Picture of my Hybrid Dutch Aquascaped tank.


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Those are cool, perfect for a guppy farm. How many watts of lighting does it take?
 

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I have never kept guppys as in my opinion they are way beginner level fish, ive been in the aquascaping hobby itself, let alone the fish hobby, for several years and am lucky to be a fast learner. This tank wouldn’t be suitable for a guppy “farm” anyway. I make enough money off the plants in there (100$ a week almost, rounded up... Then half that profit goes to this tank itself. )

The tank specs:

Pressurized Co2 2bps

Customized EI dosing (wont get into levels of micros and macro nutrients)

Stocking is 5 celestial pearl danios

Plant list:

Blyx japonica

Rotala mini butterfly

Pearlweed

Ludwigia repens

Ludwigia arcuata

Syngth. Belem

Syngth. Manaus

Crypt. Balanse.

Alt. reineckii mini.
 
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And forgot, PAR is 120 *close to substrate*
 

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Hundreds a week "rounded up"?
75 (not rounded up, was this weeks profit, remember remove about half of that for the actual tank itself. And I have another tank and a 65)
 
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Nice set up. I could never get some of the plants I like to grow. May be because I mixed tropical and cold water plants and I dont have a heater.. so some plants just die or just not grow... I also have crazy fish who eats plants and the goldfish who uproots them..:cry:
 
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I probably spent $200 each order for plants for my tank/pond... and i order quite often :oops:
Oh I don't doubt that they're expensive. It just seemed like a weird way to put it - hundreds a week I get. The "rounded up" is what threw me.
 

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I have a separate grow out tank, some aquatic plants cost 100$ per plant, I have a species I sell that is 60$ per 4" stem. You'd need to be in the hobby to know, you know? lol :D
 
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Where do you order from? Our club is doing a group buy from liquid creations.
lilybloom and ebay. I look on ebay a lot, depend on which plant I want to buy, I have a few seller I like on there.
 

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lilybloom and ebay. I look on ebay a lot, depend on which plant I want to buy, I have a few seller I like on there.
there is this one guy on ebay who is the best seller, and only one ill buy from on ebay if anything. Cant remember his name though? of course... Something along the lines of "Green" (no not greenmachine lol) but idk, anyway in general if you can find him, order from him lol!
 
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Ill post more pics later tonight. New growth on the ludwigia repens/rubin. Trying to make it bushier without having to do anything major so I simply trimmed the stems about 2" from substrate. All have grown back successfully, reason I trimmed so low is not only to make the stems hidden somewhat but also because its a high light tank and any higher wouldn't have a true effect of bushiness.
 

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