Top 11 - 20 Planted Tanks 2012

Rated #11: 155 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #11: 155 Gallons Planted Tank - Planted Discuss
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Rank: #11 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Patrick on
Ratings: 5.96
Number of votes: 124
Fish Kept: Everything
Corals/Plants: Everything
Tank Size: 155 gallons
Advice: Bigger is easier
Description: Planted Discuss

Rated #12: 180 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #12: 180 Gallons Planted Tank - 180G Planted Discus Tank
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Rank: #12 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Tess on
Ratings: 5.91
Number of votes: 135
About Yourself: Lab rat....research scientist. Plant lover aqua and garden.
Fish Kept: Red Turquoise Discus Aqua Green Scribbles Discus Rummy nose Ottos Siamese algae eater Julii Cory Cats Cherry Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Plants: Green Cabomba Broad Ludwigia Dwarf Lily Bulb Moneywort Red Tiger Lotus Limnophila Aromatica Star grass Rotala Rotundifolia Anubias nana var. 'Petite' Needle Leaf Java Fern Java Fern 'Trident' Amazon Sword Brazilian Pennywort Micro sword Red Wendtii Lutea Crypt
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Research, research, research...and then find what works for you. Have fun with it.
Description: 180G Planted Discus Tank

Rated #13: 28 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #13: 28 Gallons Planted Tank - nature H2O
Country: India
Rank: #13 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: matrix on
Ratings: 5.87
Number of votes: 130
About Yourself: I love Aquascaping and Car performance tweaks . i started this hobby 6 months ago and am loving it. I am a Data Center technician at Yahoo India.
Fish Kept: Neon Tetras Rummynose tetra (true) threadfin rainbows, black neon tetras, Endler's Livebearer(Venezuela), Ghost and cherry red Shrimps
Corals/Plants: forgive me if i have misspelled the names.. Hair Grass, Rotalla, Rotalla walachi, Hydrocotyle martima “Honda, Anubias nana & anubias barteri, Red stem plants, Narrow leaf Java ferns,
Tank Size: 28 gallons
Advice: the bigger the tank the better and easier it is to maintain.
Description: nature H2O

Rated #14: 30 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #14: 30 Gallons Planted Tank - my 30 gallon planted piranha tank
State: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Rank: #14 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Kyle on
Ratings: 5.76
Number of votes: 138
Quote: just keep swimming
Fish Kept: Red belly piranhas. Sailfin pleco. Once in a while theres some goldfish but they disappear in like a few minutes.
Corals/Plants: Live ones
Tank Size: 30 gallons
Advice: Research research research.
Description: my 30 gallon planted piranha tank

Rated #15: 50 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #15: 50 Gallons Planted Tank - my tank after a bit more remodeling :)
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #15 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: chris on
Ratings: 5.76
Number of votes: 127
About Yourself: tattooist, been into tanks a while just really getting into planted tanks
Fish Kept: quite a mixture, neons mollies tiger barbs plecs guppys
Corals/Plants: bit of everything java fern stargrass etc few diffrent mosses java, star, riccia on rocks driftwood and rocks, diy co2
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Advice: patience! dont rush anything, and swot up research is golden
Description: my tank after a bit more remodeling :)

Rated #16: 60 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #16: 60 Gallons Planted Tank - 60gal ("Pass Through")
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #16 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Jeff on
Ratings: 5.75
Number of votes: 122
Quote: The devil is in the details
Fish Kept: 2xDiscus, 3xplaties, 9xtetras, 3xoto catfish, 3xharlequin, 2xangel, 1xpleco, 1xshrimp, 5xdwarf puffer, 2xdwarf guarami,3xglass fish.
Corals/Plants: about 10 different species
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Advice: Start with a heavy plant load. Don't overdue the lighting, you'll grow nothing but algae.
Description: 60gal ("Pass Through")

Rated #17: 64 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #17: 64 Gallons Planted Tank - Front side view
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #17 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Stephen Jeffery on
Ratings: 5.75
Number of votes: 119
Quote: Judge a man by how he treats those things that can do nothing for him
Fish Kept: 7 Amano Shrimp 5 Cherry Shrimp 8 Columbian Tetra 6 Rosy Tetra 6 Blue Tetra 4 Golden Panchax (2 male, 2 female) 4 Albino Cory 1 Striped Cory 2 Odessa Barb 1 Tiger Pleco 1 Bristlenose Pleco
Corals/Plants: To follow
Tank Size: 64 gallons
Advice: To follow
Description: Front side view

Rated #18: 75 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #18: 75 Gallons Planted Tank
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #18 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Ingrid on
Ratings: 5.66
Number of votes: 137
About Yourself: We live in the middle of Manhattan on the 10th floor of an older apartment building.
Fish Kept: Fish: 8 orange Swordtails (and various babies) 12 Neon Tetras 12 Rasboras 6 Rainbow Fish 4 Algae Eaters 7 Corey Cats (3 albino) 6 Cherry Shrimp 4 White Clouds Various Snails (trying to keep them under control)
Corals/Plants: Plants: Baby Tears Pennyworts Sprites grasses
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Don't compromise...start out with the right equipment and tank for you. Buy new everything, don't inherit someone else's tank and set up. We learned that lesson the hard way.

Rated #19: 120 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #19: 120 Gallons Planted Tank - 120 gallon fish tank
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Rank: #19 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: PaducahFishFan on
Ratings: 5.61
Number of votes: 131
Quote: I'm unique, just like everyone else.
About Yourself: Grew up dreaming of being a marine biologist. Ended up being a software programmer. This is how I keep the dream alive. :-)
Fish Kept: Most tetra species, rasboras, discuss and more...
Corals/Plants: swords, glosso, baby tears, riccia, water sprite and a lot more
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: Go slow and get the best FILTER instead of the best TANK. ;-) Over filtration is the best way to enjoy this hobby with healthy fish and plants.
Description: 120 gallon fish tank

Rated #20: 58 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #20: 58 Gallons Planted Tank - This picture is taken at 6 weeks after tank setup.
Country: Australia
Rank: #20 out of 128 Planted Tanks submitted 2012
February Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Kristina on
Ratings: 5.6
Number of votes: 133
Fish Kept: 9x White clouds, 7x Neons, 1x Siamese Algae Eater, 6x Rummy nose Tetras, 6x Priscilla Tetras, 1x pair of pearl gouramis, 1x pair of German blue rams, 3x kuhli loaches, 5x leopard corydoras
Corals/Plants: Java moss, peacock moss, crypts, lace fern, temple plant, wisteria, penny wort, some kind of sword, Vallisneria, banana lilies, anubias and a red tiger lotus
Tank Size: 58 gallons
Advice: Just try it.
Description: This picture is taken at 6 weeks after tank setup.

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