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Photo Caption: This is version 2 of my original planted tank, designed rather than evolved by accident. It's been running for 8 weeks now, the stem plant growth is out of control. I've used pool filter sand at the front, the cories seem to like it, red jasper rocks keep it seperate from the eco at the back.
20 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - This is version 2 of my original planted tank, designed rather than evolved by accident. It's been running for 8 weeks now, the stem plant growth is out of control. I've used pool filter sand at the front, the cories seem to like it, red jasper rocks keep it seperate from the eco at the back.
20 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - I've tried to go for a south american theme - fish wise anyway. There is a piece of bogwood running left to right, crypts at the front and vallis at the back.

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Country: Australia
Description: My tank is 24 x 15 x 18 ins, Eheim internal filter, 3 x 18w flouros 8.5 hrs per day, eco-complete substrate, Nutrafin Co2 system. Fertilised according to the seachem regime (on their website).
Advice: Go easy on the lighting in your set up unless you want an algae tank. When you feel the need for 'just one more fish', be strong and say no. Get to know the people at your local fish shops and spend your dollar there, not Walmart etc.
Fish Kept: Pair of blue rams, 8 x rummynose tetras, 5 x emperor tetras, 6 corydoras trilineatus.
Corals/Plants: Various crypts, hygrophilia, blyxa japonica, java fern, anubias, various aponogetons, red tiger lotus, giant and thin valisneria.
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Quote: If at first you don't succeed, read some more and ask more questions.
About Yourself: One tank is never enough.

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