Friday, May 28, 2010

Glosso can grow on gravel

Here's how I do it, in the tank I'm working with now...check out the pic...
...errr...pics looks a little blur because I took it using a handphone camera :)...anyway enjoy :D


Glossostigma elatinoides growing using gravel as substrate


Glossostigma elatinoides starting to fill up forming carpet


Formation of Glossostigma elatinoides carpet


Look at the roots...


Just another pic...anyway click on any of the pics, it will take you to my photo album :D

If you are askin bout the specs...here it is, the technical specs...

Tank: 24" x 12" x 12" (LWH)
Tank capacity:  approx 15 USgal
Substrate: Potting soil as the bottommost layer and gravel as topmost layer
Lighting: 2 x 55watt PLL 6500K and 1 x 24watt T5 10000K
Filtration: Resun CY-20
Cooling: Cool using pc fans
CO2: Pressurized CO2 at approx 1 bubble per sec

I didn't make any documentation or photo journal of the setup process of this tank, because I've lost my camera, and that explain why I took the pics today using a handphone camera, anyway I use a similar technique in my previouse tank setup. Check it out here...
http://borneosucker.blogspot.com/2009/07/new-glossostigma-elatinoides-and-dwarf.html

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