45 gallon planted freshwater tank. 96w dual daylight compact fluorescent light; Fluval 305 with Hydor inline heater; 80lbs eco-complete w/ undergravel heater cable. Stocked with various plants & cardinal tetras.
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assortment of plants from the LFS
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