My 120G low tech planted community Tank

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This is my Planted tank right before a water and filter change. No CO2, just flourish and flourish excel every week, once a month I add a small amount of homemade calcium(boiled then baked and ground eggshells). Water changes every ten days.
90-95% of the filtration is DIY
Homemade 30G Sump with acrylic baffles, I use filter socks or if I am lazy and don't want to clean them I will go back to using a plastic flower pot(multiple holes cut into bottom) stuffed with filter floss, a ton of biological media.
I have a small area that used to be my homes laundry room that was opened up into the living room. It is perfect for my fish room. I run a large air pump meant for hydroponic systems to power all of my tanks.
I also have a 275g aquaponic system in the backyard as a grow out tank for koi. I'll get around to posting that as well
 

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Thanks! I actually think it was quite dirty! I do have a small problem with BBA(Black beard algae). I turned the other tank lights off for this picture but behind this tank. I have a 29G FW tank for my breeding pair of Angels as well as 10g and 5 g quarantine tanks. I have some SAE in the 10g waiting to go into the 120 and take care of the BBA.
I have 5 otos and 3 plecos( blue panague, Blue phanton, and a lemon eye bristlenose) but they only eat the algae when its starting if it takes hold they won't eat it.
 
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