75 gallon planted tank journal.

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This is a journal for my 75 gallon tank I started a while back. I already started a journal somewhere else so I’ll just be taking the pictures and putting them here. I’ll post the date I posted the original pictures at the top.
 

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September 21 2018
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I got this lotus bamboo early on and here is the picture of it when it arrived.
 

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October 18 2018
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A full tank shot to show how things were progressing. Also showing the 7 foot long pothos I got.
 
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November 5 2018
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An arrowhead plant I got from walmart and a random “purple mystery” plant I got also. The purple mystery remained a mystery as it died early on and I never took the time to figure out what its true name was.
 

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November 6 2018
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Here was a quickly drawn rough draft plan of a stand I had in mind.
(This idea would later be discarded for an easier idea I had which I’ve yet to implement.)
 

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November 17 2017
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From left to right we have an umbrella papyrus (died due to my stupidity), an arrowhead (alive), a “purple mystery” (died), another random purple plant (also died), and finally a piece of the lotus bamboo that broke off in the shipping box (also died).

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It took a while but the pothos I got had finally started putting out new leaves.
 

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January 10 2019
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A shrub like plant which later ended up dying.
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4 pictures showing new growth on the pothos, some of which are red.

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A grass like plant which is still doing good.
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An overhead view of the plants in the aquaclear 70
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Showing how big my original arrowhead plant had gotten.
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The arrowhead had sent out a new leaf.
 

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January 10 2019 continued
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The pothos decided to drape behind the tank.
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This is how I keep any fish from eating the delicate pothos roots, it is a floating breeder net which uses air trapped in the handles to stay afloat. I’d recommend it as it has a variety of uses.
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The silver dollars decided to try to eat one of the lotus bamboo after I fasted them. The lotus bamboo in question died weeks later, it turned yellow and mushy.
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Showing off the lotus bamboo tops.
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Showing the pothos growth.
 

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Thank you roxane, it’s due for another update soon as I just changed it up a lot but it’s not ready for pictures just yet.
 

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Thank you roxane, it’s due for another update soon as I just changed it up a lot but it’s not ready for pictures just yet.
What plants do you have in there? I need some tall plants for my 45 gallon..
 
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