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Photo Caption: 120g FW Cichlid tank.
120 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - 120g FW Cichlid tank.

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State: Indiana
Country: United States
Description: 2'x2'x4' =120gal Freshwater Planted Sand substrate 2 HOB filters and eheim overflow/wet dry filter Houses ~ 30+Cichlids of various types, rainbow shark, 2 plecos and a goldfish.
Advice: Go big or stay home. Larger tanks are easier to care for, and much more impressive.
Fish Kept: Currently: 30+ Cichlids Rainbow shark Comet Goldfish 2 plecos Used to own: Fahaka Puffer and other misc fish.
Corals/Plants: Unsure - cheap at the LFS, bought a bunch.
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Quote: If you don't do it, it won't hurt.
About Yourself: My sister had an impressive 30g tank when we were younger, but she has long since lost interest in fishkeeping. My cousin had/has a beautiful 80g tank that really inspired me. Of course, when I found my 120 on Craigslist, I had to go for it (can't beat great deals!) I also had a 10g tank I meant to get dwarf puffers for. I bought what I was told was a Dwarf Puffer (it was only about 1" long at the time). After I got it home I found out it was a Fahaka Puffer, which needed a much bigger home (hence the 120g). He grew to about 18" long, and is now the proud showpiece at our LFS in a 280g storefront showcase.

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