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State: Utah
Country: United States
Description: 55 gallon planted w/pressurized Co2, 55 gallon mixed cichlids, 16 gallon bowfront, 10 gallon female bettas and african dwarf frogs, 5 gallon cherry shrimp.
Advice: Make frequent water changes and avoid unnecessary chemicals. Don't over crowd the fish and keep schooling fish in schools.
Fish Kept: 55 gallon--rainbows and siamese algae eaters, 55 gallon--peacock cichlids, black calvus, 16 gallon--female bettas, 10 gallon split--2 male bettas
Corals/Plants: vallisneria, java fern, java moss, cryptocoryne wendtii, red rubin sword. oak leaves
Tank Size: 55 gallons
About Yourself: I first got into planted aquariums about seven years ago after my plant ravaging silver dollars died. I gave up the hobby for a few years after a move, and am just getting back into it. I'm fascinated by the Amazon and this tank started out as an Amazon biotope, but i've kind of moved away from that. Unfortunately i live in an area with very hard water and mostly like soft water species so i filter through peat granules and use 1/2 RO water in all water changes.

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