Photo #1 - The Home Of My 150 Gallon - Basement Bar. As You...

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Photo Caption: the home of my 150 gallon - basement bar. as you see this picture, immediately behind you is the pool table (50s vintage, complete with stained glass light), darts, and TV lounge
fish tank picture - the home of my 150 gallon - basement bar. as you see this picture, immediately behind you is the pool table (50s vintage, complete with stained glass light), darts, and TV lounge
150 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - 150 gallon fresh with ~20" clown knife, 22" fire eel, 8" standard bichir and 10" pleco.

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State: Iowa
Country: United States
Description: 48"x 24" x 30"H full glass aquarium, 4 x 48" daylight frequency florescent bulbs, basement setup so only incidental daylight. x90canister filtration, far side of tank from intake has undergravel + one uptake-powerhead with heater adjacent for full circulation.
Advice: I realize that's less than half the filtration suggested for a tank of the size but the fact that I only have to clean the glass once every two to three months should speak for itself. Manage your bio-load. tanks should never appear crowded, and if you keep rather large fish, as I do, fewer the better.
Fish Kept: Clown Knife - 20" Fire eel - 22" standard bichir - 8" pleco - 10"
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 150 gallons
About Yourself: I've kept fish since I was eight years old, having a little 10 gallon all throughout my childhood. Upon moving to college I moved up to a 20L tank with a very moody Jack Dempsey, courtesy of a friend. later in college I moved up to several 55 gal tanks and oscars that I had for a number of years and was lucky enough to receive this 150 as a wedding present from my best man. I've installed it in our basement behind the bar for something to stare at while relaxing on the end of a busy day or long week, perfect for being out of the way enough not to be constantly bothered or bumped, but definitely a focal point of the party-cave.

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