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Macro Tanks from 2006-07

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Macro Tanks from 2006-07

« posted: 1 year ago »
The first 3 pix are my 37 tall macro tank with the first showing the left side, the second pix showing shoal and paddle seagrasses in the foreground and the third one the right side.

The 4 and 5 pix shows two view of my 30 cube tank.

These two tanks were my first and second macro algae set ups and both were moderately successful. Unfortunately my photo taking skills were sorely lacking back then so the pix look worse than the tanks looked in real life.

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Re: Macro Tanks from 2006-07

« Reply #1 posted: 1 year ago »
I love macro tanks and that first pic of your 37g XH is beautiful.
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How deep was the sandbed you had for the seagrass? How did it for for you? I've found some of the species like shoal grass do okay in shallower water. Perhaps not as great as a really deep sand bed, but good enough to be growing well.
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How deep was the sandbed you had for the seagrass? How did it for for you? I've found some of the species like shoal grass do okay in shallower water. Perhaps not as great as a really deep sand bed, but good enough to be growing well.

I divided the shoal grass into two tanks, this 37, with about 3-4 inches of aged sand and my 70 tall dedicated seagrass tank with a 7 inch sand bed. You can also see that the 37 also had paddle grass and they both did well once I got rid of the hair algae on the shoal grass.

The 70 tall also had manatee and turtle grass and they did better in the deep sand bed than the shoal grass.

Pic of the 70 tall
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