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Photo Caption: 4'x18"x18" Planted cichlid/tropical community. Approx 18mths old
65 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - 4'x18"x18" Planted cichlid/tropical community. Approx 18mths old

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Country: Australia
Description: 48x18x18" on custom DIY cabinet. T8 lighting- 1x Aqua One Sunlight, 1x Aqua Glo, 1x Philips Aqua Sky, 1x Sylvania Gro Lux....all on timers. 3D Jewel background, natural riversand substrate, 2x Eheim 2213's, in-line DIY heater cannister with pre-filter & in-line DIY co2 diffuser cannister with bio balls & internal power head, DIY co2 with 12V shut off solenoid on timer. Fortnightly 20% water changes, weekly DIY root tabs (seachem flourish, richgro trace elements & potasium sulphate).
Advice: Cycle the tank for 6 weeks then test H2O before gradually introducing fish over a period of time. Patience now will save you time & effort later. Research stuff & let your fish & plants tell you when there's a problem. Feed fish 3 times a day if you want but never overfeed them in1 sitting.
Fish Kept: All types of fresh water fish.
Corals/Plants: Um........yep, there's plants in there. Sorry, I'm not good with plant names.
Tank Size: 65 gallons
Quote: Focus on your potential
About Yourself: Ceiling fixer/ex-mechanic. Into most motorsports, I race jet skis, ride moto-x, drive serious 4x4, love nature, camping, water & outdoors. It was a desire to bring aquatic nature indoors coupled with a friend's influence that got me into aquariums in 1998.

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