Roger S. Miller, Albuquerque NM USA | E-mail: rgrmill at rt66.com
- Tank Size
- 122 x 33 x 51 cm (48 x 13 x 20 in)
- 208L (55 gallons)
- black fabric
- 4X40 watt Chroma 50
- No regular filtration. Magnum 350 occasionally
used for clean up.
- Additional Information
- Yeast CO2 changed monthly. Epson salt and KCl
added to tap water for 15% weekly water changes.
Iron gluconate tablets and Jobes houseplant spikes
used in the substrate as needed.
Tank water normally clear, but slightly murky at
the time the photos were taken because I was
poking around in the Marsilea.
- Barclaya longifolia "red", Didiplis diandra,
Eleocharis sp., Vallisneria sp., Cryptocoryne
crispatula "balansae", Cyperus helferi, Nymphae
lotus, Micranthemum micranthemoides, Cryptocoryne
lucens(?), Lobelia cardinalis, Cryptocoryne
cordata, Rotala rotundifolia, Limnophila sp.,
Hygrophila corymbosa, Lobelia sp. "dwarf",
- rummy nose tetras, columbian red fin tetras,
corydorus pileatus, swordtails, SAEs, ramshorn
snails, malaysian trumpet snails.
- Two pieces of petrified wood at the left front of
the tank, both colored in shades of red through
yellow. From Triassic rocks of the Texas
Horizontal driftwood piece in right-center, behind
the Marsilea carpet, with branches extending
parallel to the tank back, parallel to the tank
end and about 45 degrees into the foreground.
A driftwood root - largely invisible - on the left
side of the tank in front of the C. cordata and
Both driftwood pieces collected from the Rio
Grande in Albuquerque