Petsmart store brand tank, their 20 filter + AquaClear 20, use flourish tabs, excel, and ferts. Stock hood and ballast with two 13W 6500k CFLs, no CO2.
Research. Then research some more. Ask some questions. Do your homework.
I've got neons, serpae tetras, some snails, ghost shrimp.
Cabomba, Ludwigia, Corkscrew Val, java moss, algae ball, rotala (I think)
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