A 47 gallon bow front tank. 30-60 tetra filter, 2x 4" and 2x 8" air stones. 1 150 Watt heater.
Sand and gravel substrate. plastic/silk plants. Various rock/tree stump decorations.
if using live plants, make sure they're healthy. 1 sick plant killed several of my fish when I was new at this.
2x Plecos, 2x Painted Parrots, 4x Firemouths, 1 Turquis Jewel, 1 Jewel, 2 grey 'assorted', and 1 Yellow, 1 Red Zebra.
No live plants.
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