Description: 16 Gallon Bow Front Tank
15 Watt T-8 Fluorescent Lamp 8,000K
Aqueon QuietFlow Power Filter 20
Fluval E100 Heater
Coralife Digital Thermometer
Seachem Flourite Substrate 15.4 Pounds
Faux Small Driftwood
Faux Large Tree Root
Seachem Ammonia Alert Sensor
Advice: Educate yourself.
Read from different sources and correlate information since there's lots of conflicting information on web sites and by people posting on different forums.
Where are you going to put the tank? How big of a tank can you realistically place in that location? Will that area support the weight of the aquarium? Estimate ~10 lbs. per gallon which includes substrate and other objects. Are you willing to do 20% water changes of 20 gallons on a 100 gallon tank or would you rather do 20% water changes of 6 gallons on a 20 gallon tank?
How many fish do you expect to see while viewing the aquarium? Size accordingly. Use tool and bounce ideas around with forums members. What type of fish do you want? Are they going to get along together? Do they eat the same food? Can they coexist at the same water temperature and water environment.
Are you going to want live plants? Are you going to pick species that will be able to thrive in the environment that the fish will live in? Are you willing to trim and care for plants as well as the fish?
More questions than answers.
These are some of the questions you should research and have answers to before you buy your equipment. You then need to do your research on the different type of equipment to house your new world.
Fish Kept: Neon Tetra - 6
Panda Cory - 4
Harlequin Rasbora - 6
Otocinclus vittatus - 3
Red Cherry Shrimp - Started with 4 and now who knows.
Ramshorn and Bladder Snails snuck in with the Hornwort.