Top 71 - 80 Planted Tanks 2010

Rated #71: 36 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #71: 36 Gallons Planted Tank - This is the tank I am most proud of and show off ALOT! (and I put in the most money into it)
State: Nebraska
Country: United States
Rank: #71 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Shana Jo on
Ratings: 5.42
Number of votes: 102
Quote: Strength, Determination, Merciless Forever
About Yourself: I got into the hobby when I was 16 after I got a job at a pet store. Now almost 7 years later, I still have the job and I have 14 tanks (55g that houses a Painted Turtle(Male) and Map Turtle(Female), 50g that houses 3 Red Ear Slider Turtles(All Female), 40g that houses a Male Bearded Dragon, 37g that houses 2 Red Ear Slider Turtles(both Male), 36g (which is pictured), 2x 29g one houses a red ear slider(male), one houses a Yellowbelly Slider Turtle, 2x 20g long which as of right now have nothing in them, 20g high which got cracked(I put my knee through it one accident), 10g which has nothing in it, and 3x 1g which all house bettas) Plus I also have a 4 year old Bombay Cat and a 13 week old Beagle Puppy!
Fish Kept: 2 Albino Cory Catfish, 2 Chinese Algea Eaters, 1 Flying Fox, 3 African Dwarf Frogs, 1 Dwarf Gourami, 1 Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami, 1 Redfire Dwarf Gourami, 3 Bloodfin Tetras, 3 White Cloud Mountian Minnows, 3 Ghost Catfish, 3 Orange Von Rio Flame Tetras, 3 Bleeding Heart Tetras
Corals/Plants: All the plants are real, they are all Java Fern. I got these years ago. I bought 3 bunches that were 3 inches tall and 2 inches in diameter... two years later they were 12 inches tall and 12 inches in diameter.
Tank Size: 36 gallons
Advice: DO NOT RUSH INTO ANYTHING! Research everything. Have a vision in mind before buying and shop around. Read forums! Ask questions!
Description: This is the tank I am most proud of and show off ALOT! (and I put in the most money into it)

Rated #72: 36 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #72: 36 Gallons Planted Tank - My 135l community tank
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #72 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: jens on
Ratings: 5.42
Number of votes: 172
Fish Kept: 1 Synodontis Alberti 1 bronze Corydoras 1 Humbug Catfish 5 Otocinclus 1 (female) Kribensis 5 Golden Barbs 5 Rummy Nose Tetra 1 Neon Tetra 1 pair of Black Phantom Tetra 5 Scissor Tails 5 Harlequin Rasbora 3 Dwarf Neon Rainbows
Corals/Plants: I don't know all the names but there are some amazon swords, dwarf swords and java ferns in there.
Tank Size: 36 gallons
Advice: Re-arrange it until you're happy - it will take time. Use real plants if possible.
Description: My 135l community tank

Rated #73: 125 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #73: 125 Gallons Planted Tank - Full View
Country: Iran
Rank: #73 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: karim on
Ratings: 5.38
Number of votes: 147
Quote: ......
About Yourself: ......
Fish Kept: Tetra Glow Light#4 Neon Rainbowfish#4 Rosy Barb fish#3 Checkered Barb#4 Sparkling Gourami#4 flying fox algae eater#4 Siamese Algae Eater#4
Corals/Plants: Light: Arcadia Original Tropical Lamp#1 Arcadia Freshwater Lamp#2 Co2: COMPLETE CO2 SYSTEMS (CYLINDERS&REGULATORS) Fertilizer: Bloom&Grow Tetra Pond Kent
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Research..... I suggest you read the following Books. Encyclopedia of Aquarium Plants AquaScapingWorld Aquarium Plant Paradise Aquarium Plants - K. Rataj y T. Horeman -TFH Aquarium.plants.-.C.kasselmann Good Luck
Description: Full View

Rated #74: 55 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #74: 55 Gallons Planted Tank - all growing well :)
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #74 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: gary acres on
Ratings: 5.38
Number of votes: 108
About Yourself: 15 years fishkeeping 3 years with planted tanks
Fish Kept: 3x Angel fish, various tetra's, pair of Blue rams, tiger pleco, 4x bristle nose plecos
Corals/Plants: Various crypts,Amazon swords. Anubias nana, Java moss, Hygrophila difformmis, Java fern
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Read up as much as you can before starting up and dont try to run before you can walk!
Description: all growing well :)

Rated #75: 75 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #75: 75 Gallons Planted Tank - 1 year old tank.
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Rank: #75 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: jeff kellermann on
Ratings: 5.36
Number of votes: 107
Fish Kept: 19 neons,100+ cherry shrimp,13 saes, 2 panda corys, 4 amano shrimp,4 otos,
Corals/Plants: water sprite, melon sword, ludwigia repens, anubias, crypt, anacharis, dwarf baby tears,
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Description: 1 year old tank.

Rated #76: 47 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #76: 47 Gallons Planted Tank - Rear view of my 180L Tank. My first ever fish tank, running now for 6 months. All advice and tips welcome.
Country: South Africa
Rank: #76 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Nelson Da Costa on
Ratings: 5.35
Number of votes: 108
Quote: Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it till you get there.
About Yourself: went into a pet shop one day and enjoyed the tranquility of the fish tanks, had to get one!. Contract worker by day and father by night - working to live and not living to work!
Fish Kept: Ghost glass catfish, neons, guppy's, black fin cory's, cobalt blue coby, snails, kuhli loache, hi- fin pleco and ram cichlids. will be downsizing soon as less poop = less stress for everybody.
Corals/Plants: hornwort, anubias, hygrophilia aquatia, acorus and 1 pce driftwood (and some other plant i dont know)
Tank Size: 47 gallons
Advice: Use a poop scoop!
Description: Rear view of my 180L Tank. My first ever fish tank, running now for 6 months. All advice and tips welcome.

Rated #77: 46 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #77: 46 Gallons Planted Tank - Just getting back into fish tanks again, this is about 6 weeks into my first attempt at a freshwater planted tank.
State: Utah
Country: United States
Rank: #77 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Justin on
Ratings: 5.35
Number of votes: 112
About Yourself: I'm a software developer that always had at lease one fish tank growing up and I'm finally starting to get back into it after several years.
Fish Kept: Dwarf Gouramis (1 male, 2 female), Neon Tetras (7), Celestial Pearl Danios (5), Cory Catfish (2), Otocinclus Catfish (2), a Bushy Nose Pleco, and Amano shrimp (3)
Corals/Plants: Still learning the names.
Tank Size: 46 gallons
Advice: "Stability" works great to start your tank off.
Description: Just getting back into fish tanks again, this is about 6 weeks into my first attempt at a freshwater planted tank.

Rated #78: 92 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #78: 92 Gallons Planted Tank - 92G SA/CA corner tank with bogwood, java fern, anubias and river pebbles.
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #78 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Tiffany on
Ratings: 5.32
Number of votes: 97
Fish Kept: Heros Appendiculatus sp. "Rotkeil", Heros sp "red spotted gold", 1 x Cichlasoma octofasciatum (Electric Blue Jack Dempsey), 3 x Geophagus Red Head "Tapajos", 1 x Botia Berdmorei (Blyths Loach), 1 x Epalzeorhynchos sp (false Siamese algae eater), 6 x Micralestes interruptus (Congo Tetra)
Corals/Plants: Java fern, anubias.
Tank Size: 92 gallons
Advice: Take your time, ensure compatibility through research and provide a natural environment!
Description: 92G SA/CA corner tank with bogwood, java fern, anubias and river pebbles.

Rated #79: 10 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #79: 10 Gallons Planted Tank - 10 gallon as it was a few months ago
State: Texas
Country: United States
Rank: #79 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: Isabelle on
Ratings: 5.31
Number of votes: 168
About Yourself: I started with fish tanks over 10 years ago and started with planted tanks about 8 years ago. I set up this little 10 gallon to have in college with me. I cannot be away from a fish tank :P
Fish Kept: Celestial Danios, Cherry Shrimp, Crystal Red Shrimp, Crystal Black Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Java Moss, Blyxa Japonica, Wendtii
Tank Size: 10 gallons
Advice: Experiment!
Description: 10 gallon as it was a few months ago

Rated #80: 50 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #80: 50 Gallons Planted Tank - Sucessful planted malawian cichlid aquarium. fish include yellow labs, hornets and blue alhi. filtertion provided by a large wet and dry filter.
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #80 out of 234 Planted Tanks submitted 2010
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Submitted By: steve royle on
Ratings: 5.31
Number of votes: 91
Quote: the trick is to keep water not fish
About Yourself: My passion for fish started at 13 i kept convict cichlids, since then i have kept koi and other pondfish had several community aquariums before getting back into malawian cichlids
Fish Kept: Yellow labs, hornets, blue alhi and common plecs sucessfully bred the labs, hornets and alhi.
Corals/Plants: broad leaf swords,
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: Water quaity is everything, get that right and you will have a facinating and rewarding hobby
Description: Sucessful planted malawian cichlid aquarium. fish include yellow labs, hornets and blue alhi. filtertion provided by a large wet and dry filter.

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