got tank from craigslist for 20 bucks. built stand and canopy with some 2x4's and plywood. marienland emperor 400. visitherm stealth heater. diy t5 lighting
from home depot. diy co2
home depot, and craigslist can save you a fortune.
swords, wistiria, water sprite, pennywort, ludwigia, java fern, anubias,foxtail. red myrio, and others
"one fish two fish, red fish blue fish"
During the summer months, it may become more of a challenge to keep your aquarium temperature stable.
There are many different species of barbs but some of them are better than others for the larger home aquarium.
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