Rank Info

Ranked #794 out of 5168 freshwater tanks pictures worldwide
This picture looks better than 84.64% of pictures in this category
10 1
The Average Score for this picture is: 4.87
This picture has been rated : 240 times.
The Average Score for this category is: 4.60

More Info

State: Connecticut
Country: United States
Description: My tank is a 40 gallon breeder tank, argonite sand for substrate. Coral skeleton pieces to keep the ph at a steady 8.0 for my Mbuma cichlids. I'm using a marineland 55 gallon canister filter, current usa salletite led light strip. I'm also using a 80 gallon air pump, & I had real plants in the tank, but the cichlids & algae eaters enjoy eating them. I treat the water by the gallon, using prime to condition the water, also using API fresh water aquarium salt about the size of a quarter in my hand & about 5 drops of Prime per gallon. I keep the temp around 78 to 80 degrees. I use a 80 gallon circulation pump to keep currents in the tank.
Advice: Let your water cycle first for a few days before adding fish. Have back up heaters & filter equipment & chemicals for a start up tank cycle, have stuff for ick & disease for the fish. Using the salts for the tank also promote health Gil function & treat disease in the tank. Be patient with the tank it'll take some time to get acclimated & healthy bacteria.
Corals/Plants: Plastic plants , fake corals
Tank Size: 40 gallons

COMMENTS

There are no comments on this photo yet.

MOST RECENT ARTICLES

What Are GloFish and How Do You Care for Them?
WHAT ARE GLOFISH AND HOW DO YOU CARE FOR THEM?
If you've ever seen those fluorescent fish at your local pet store and wondered what they are, you'll learn everything you want to know in this article.
Simple Tips for Building a Saltwater Tank Without Breaking the Bank
SIMPLE TIPS FOR BUILDING A SALTWATER TANK WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK
There is nothing more beautiful than a thriving saltwater tank, but these tanks can be expensive to set up and maintain.
Stacking Rocks in Your Aquarium
STACKING ROCKS IN YOUR AQUARIUM
Learn how well stacked rocks can add personality and a natural look to your aquarium.

READ AQUARIUM ARTICLES