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Simple 2-gallon Setup

Discussion in 'Planted Aquariums' started by hydrophyte, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. hydrophyte

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    I have put together a new quick planted nano setup. I got this nice glass vase for $20 at Hobby Lobby with their 50% off sale. It holds about two gallons.

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    That is just a simple clamp light (~$6) with a spiral CF bulb (~$3).

    Here is one of the plants that I am going to stick in there, an Aponogeton sp. in a Tank Planter.

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    Very cool. any pics of it setup yet?
     
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    Hey thanks man. I'll try to post an update soon.
     
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    can't wait to see it done!
     
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    Hey well here is another new quick picture. I have some of my favorite houseplants set up there.

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    I added a little bright orange platy too.

    I look forward to trying more plant combinations. It is easy to switch out the plants because I have them going in Tank Planters.
     
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    wow, pretty
     
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    Thanks so much. I have this thing pretty well st up for now--it didn't take long--but later on I might switch up the plants.
     
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    I worked on this some tonight and got a quick picture. I added a big Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia that I like a lot. There are also a couple of blooming orchids there on top of the fridge.

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    gorgeous! I love how the one little platy has the whole thing to himself, in a jungle that keeps changing on him lol. For him its constantly a "whole new world"!
     
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    Wow! I'm loving this setup :thm:
     

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