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Submitted By: Garth Roberts on
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10 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - Super.

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Country: Canada
Description: 10Gal 18months old, Fluval 106, Finnex 24/7 LED, Cobalt 50W heater.
Advice: Don't pee in your tank
Fish Kept: Platy, Neon Tetra, Guppy
Corals/Plants: sowrd fern, Rotalla, java moss, lobelia cardinalis,
Tank Size: 10 gallons

COMMENTS

Is the bottom cleaned? 25% planted bottom? Canister for a 10 g? Prioritizing plants? Your swim space might be 5-6 gallons only, half. A 10 gallons should only have 1 or 2 plants, 1 in middle. The rest is for schooling, not hiding. I don't agree. An HOB can do that, less internal components. The 10 is way too small for that. No professional aquarium, that I have seen, at places, like Austin, Dallas & Houston use, that many plants. Only a few. Their small tanks only have 1 plant. A canister filter is over kill. I have seen pro aquariums & even planted, I can't give it a high score. All you are supposed to do is change water, in a 10g. I'm talking professional ran aquariums, not DIY. 2, too much maintenance & equipment. 1 for keeping fish & clean and 1 more for having equipment & decorations. Less than professional average. You need access to the bottom because tides bring in water & that clears & moves out bottom debris; thus, need for water changes, which includes vacuuming. fish avatar

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