I was finding the nano LED a little too blue so I swapped the blues out for some cool whites. Before: After:
The Belem has taken root well so I’ve finally filled the tank up with water and added all the equipment.
Growing very slowly
Seems like its been forever but a week down and I can see 2 new shoots at the tank edge heading up. Should be a heap more where the eye can’t see now. 😎
Progress shots at week 1:
Good news is that the grass seems to be doing ok. Still nice and green. The bad news is that I seem to be having an algae problem:
My hairgrass is in along with the fissden on the breeding caves. The soil is damp and I will spray mist daily for a few weeks before filling the tank with water.
Now that most of the peripheral equipment has been taken care of, time to start doing stuff with the actual tank.
The LED components I chose for this nano tank were: Cool White Cree XP-G R5 LED + 80 degree lens x 4 Royal Blue Cree XT-E LED + 80 degree lens x 2 Osram 660nm 3W Red LED x2 Mean Well LPC-35-700 driver Sheet of finned aluminium PC fan + DC power supply I was […]