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Photo Caption: 55 gal Amazon biotope, less than one month old. Sand substrate, real driftwood. Marineland Penguin 350 Bio Wheel filter with granulated peat media added to soften and color the water. Black background. Stealth 250W heater. Stealth black air tubing. Lighting is: 48" Satellite 2x65W SunPaq w/Lunar Light 8 Serpae Tetras, 2 Cory cats, 1 pleco. More to follow as tank ages...
55 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - 55 gal Amazon biotope, less than one month old. Sand substrate, real driftwood. Marineland Penguin 350 Bio Wheel filter with granulated peat media added to soften and color the water. Black background. Stealth 250W heater. Stealth black air tubing. Lighting is: 48" Satellite 2x65W SunPaq w/Lunar Light 8 Serpae Tetras, 2 Cory cats, 1 pleco. More to follow as tank ages...
freshwater fish - hyphessobrycon callistus - red minor serpae tetra stocking in 55 gallons tank - Serpae Tetras is the 55 Gal Amazon Biotope

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State: New Jersey
Country: United States
Description: 55 gal Amazon biotope, less than one month old. Sand substrate, real driftwood. Marineland Penguin 350 Bio Wheel filter with granulated peat media added to soften and color the water. Black background. Stealth 250W heater. Stealth black air tubing. Lighting is: 48" Satellite 2x65W SunPaq w/Lunar Light
Advice: Go slow, read read, read. But go as big as you can (tank size) afford. Add fish slowly, and feed fish less than you think.
Fish Kept: 8 Serpae Tetras, 2 Cory cats, 1 pleco. More to follow as tank ages...
Corals/Plants: Fake plastic for now. Will add Amazon swords, moss and some low grasses eventually.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Quote: Fair enough!
About Yourself: Getting back into the hobby hard with my new Amazon biotope tank.... I started out around 1995 and have generally had a tank most of the time since, with some breaks every now and then.

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the bag over the filter is to protect against sand particulate until i find a better means of keeping it out and damaging the filter's impeller. i think some type of sponge wrap might work and look better. fish avatar

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