Dimensions 65 × 32 × 36 cm
Title THE WALLEY OF SILENCE
Lighting Arcadia Overtank Luminaire, 4 x T5 tubes = 96 W … supplied with a mix of 2 x Marine White 14,000K 24 W lamps and 2 x T5 Plant Pro 24 W lamps.
10:00 2 x Marine White 14,000K 24 W ON
12:00 2 x T5 Plant Pro 24 W ON
16:00 2 x T5 Plant Pro 24 W OFF
19:00 2 x Marine White 14,000K 24 W OFF
Filtration canister filter Eheim and Eheim filter media.
Plants Hemianthus micranthemoides
Hemianthus callitrichoidec cuba
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov'
Nano moss - Amblystegium serpens
Animals Boraras maculatus-Dwarf rasbora 11pcs.
Otocinclus affinis 3 pcs.
Neocaridina heteropoda var. red chery
Materials There are 3 different types of stones.
I used different types of stones in order to present my idea in best way. The idea was snow-covered mountain and green valley. For that purpose I used volcanic origin stones from a small volcanic mountain in Serbia not far from Belgrade.
Also inspiration for my setup is one valley from that mountain.
Additional Information Parameters could vary but not significantly, due to very frequent and precise measurements I've practiced. Currently, the parameters are as follows:
Fe : 0,1 – 0,2 mg/l
K : 10 – 15 mg/l
Ca: 20 mg/l
Mg : 5 mg/l
PO4 : 1 mg/l
NO3 :10 mg/l
KH : 3
GH : 5
pH : 6-6,5
temperature 24 - 25 ° C
DIY substrate 2cm at front to 5-6 cm at the background
Fertilization technique is based on very precise measurement. In accordance with a readings, it is easy to calculate is there any eventual deficiency or possible excess.... Base on those readings, it's easy to calculate how much of some compound should be added in terms of time. It is important to emphasize that all ferts should be added on a daily bases if needed.