Photo #1 - First Planted Tank 5 Months Old

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Photo Caption: First planted tank 5 months old
40 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - First planted tank 5 months old

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Country: United Kingdom
Description: 40 Imperial gallon Fluval 900 studio, 2 x t5 lights, fluval 305 filter, fluval e200 heater, jbl biological Co2 system, pre substrate conditioner, biological substrate, aquarium soil , sand top.
Advice: only had a fish tank for 5 months but i've learnt: Water changes are the most important thing. I do 33% water changes per week, just to be safe on water quality. When you check your water parameters with test kits, test your tap water if used, It surprised me how much ammonia and nitrates and phosphates were in there to begin with. There is tons of free information on the internet just check and check again. Join a web community, there are lots of experienced people out there happy to help you, just for the love of the hobby.
Fish Kept: German rams, Cardinal tetras, Rummy-nose tetras, Peppered Corydoras, Albino Corydoras, Zebra Loaches, Siamese algae eater.
Corals/Plants: Cabomba, Ludwegia repens,Valisneria, assorted cryptocorynes, assorted anubias,echinodoras, egeria
Tank Size: 40 gallons
About Yourself: Had a fish tank as a teenager, had to sell it to go to college. Now starting again after

COMMENTS

Thank you FishFramed! Yes that is all driftwood. The piece on the right goes from the from of the tank to back on an angle, It used to be straight up from the substrate to the surface with the outside showing, but when I changed the tank around i noticed I had hidden all the beautiful curves on the other side. :-) fish avatar
If that is all real drift wood, this tank is amazing. Great job!!! fish avatar

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