Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Beach Forest - IAPL Contest 2008 rank 420/1170

This is what my tank look a like, it is look better than last year tank. I'm rank 420 out of 1170 participants, great improvement from last year rank 869. Will work harder and to do better for next year. In fact, I already started my new tank. It is 3ft tank this time.

Title: Beach Forest
Tank Dimension (LxWxH): 60 x 30 x 36cm

Lighting: 55 Watts

CO2: 2 bps with external reactor
Substrate: Europet fine riversand

Flora: Microsorium pteropus 'Windelove', Microsorium pteropus 'Needle', Anubias barteri var nana 'Petite', Eleocharis parvula, Fissidens fontanus, Taxiphyllum sp.
Fauna: Trigonostigma espei, Caridina multidentata, Neocaridina heteropoda var. red


  1. Hi Shadow, can you share with us what your fertilization schedule was like for this tank? Thanks in advance.

  2. I'm using Estimate Index
    Monday: 10ppm KNO3 and 2ppm KH2PO4
    Tuesday: 1.5ml Seachem Iron and 5ml Trace
    Wednesday: 10ppm KNO3 and 2ppm KH2PO4
    Thursday: 1.5ml Seachem Iron and 5ml Trace
    Friday: 10ppm KNO3 and 2ppm KH2PO4
    Saturday: Enjoy
    Sunday: 50% water change + 1/8 teaspoon Seachem equililbrium