Re: Undergravel lattice for heavily planted tank?
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com (Aquatic-Plants)
Subject: Re: Undergravel lattice for heavily planted tank?
From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 1996 15:15:06 -0500
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From: Byron Seward <Byron_Seward at ccm_jf.intel.com>
>I have a 55-g moderately-planted discus tank with a few easy-to-grow
>plants like Vals, Anubia nana, Crinum (onion), apon crispus, Java
>Fern, and a few others. The filtration is RFUG w/ 2 Otto PH400's w/
>prefilters. I've had fair success with the 'lushness' of the plants
>in this tank, but I would like to try another planted tank without the
>monstrous RFUGF that's in this tank.
I have similar lattices in two of my tanks right now. I used 1/2" PVC instead of 1", and I don't have a powerhead involved. My setup has a tube coming up in one corner of the tank to above the waterline. I can drop liquid nutrients into the "nutrient injection system" and/or run a steady trickle of water into it for slow circulation. Currently, I'm only using the nutrient approach.
My designs are on the Krib (I know, the caltech site is currently offline).
David W. Webb
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