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Photo Caption: 2-28-09 frill plant over growing tank with diy co2 and flourish excel. recently added Jaguar Synodontis-Hybrid, Clown Pleco L-002, Bristlenose Pleco, Chinese Butterfly Loach, and Flying Fox
Description: DIY tank, tank stand, and lighting Tank specs: 3/8" tempered glass 48"LX24"HX32"W, 160G/605L Lighting: 4-6700K t5's 4-3500K t5's 2-4 lamp ballasts lights switched by two's to gradually increase lighting, DIY light fixture Substrate: flourite, schultz aquatic plant soil, eco-complete, sand top-layer Flitration: 2- 330gph HOB filters, 2-170gph powerheads w/ filter media, 9w UV sterilizer Heating: 2-300w heaters
Advice: Be paiteint, research, and take your time get it right the first time. DIY is fun. You will appreciate it more when you have put your sweat into it. Research every item you plan to put in the tank before you put it in. Mistakes happen and can be fixed, but they can be avoided. Don't make something you'll get bored with.
Fish Kept: Banjo Catfish, 3- Pictus cats, 2-Siamese Alge Eaters, Red-tail Shark, Rainbow Shark, 10- Serpae Tetras, 3-Cukoo Catfish, 3-Debauwi Catfish...more to come.
Corals/Plants Kept: Jungle Val., Moneywort, Cabcomba, Red Ludwiga, Green Mondo Grass, Frill, Java Moss, Amazon Sword, Queen Marble Sword, Crypt Balansae, Dwarf Sags, Java Fern, Ludwiga Repens, Pennywort, Bleheri, Anubias Nana, Melon Sword.