Photo #1 - Switched My 55 Gallon Community Tank To A Low Tec...

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Photo Caption: Switched my 55 gallon community tank to a low tech/low light live (mostly) planted tank. All plants are real except tall green ones in the back. Plants include java fern (2 varieties) and moss, anubias (2 varieties), water lily, aponogeton and water onion.
55 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - Switched my 55 gallon community tank to a low tech/low light live (mostly) planted tank. All plants are real except tall green ones in the back. Plants include java fern (2 varieties) and moss, anubias (2 varieties), water lily, aponogeton and water onion.
fish tank picture - Albino Golden Dojo (weather) loach perched between two Bolivian rams in my 55 gallon.
55 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - 55 gallon community artificially planted. Home to weather (dojo) loaches, peppered loaches, Bolivian rams, assorted Mollies, harliquin rasboras, black neon tetra, albino Cory cats, and mystery snails

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State: Kentucky
Country: United States
Description: Currently: standard 55 gallon community tank. Low tech (no CO2) and low light (single T8 floramax bulb). Mostly live plants with pool filter sand as the substrate. Tank is over filtered with 2 HOB (hang on back) style power filters.
Advice: Do your research! Understand the nitrogen cycle, do your water changes and research your intended species. Plan before you do!
Fish Kept: Assorted Mollies, Bolivian Rams, Golden Dojo Loaches, Peppered Loaches, Corydoras Catfish, Harlequin Rasboras, and Black Neon Tetras.
Corals/Plants: Java Ferns, Java Moss, Anubias, Water Lily, Water onion and Aponogeton.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Quote: "What's the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin."-Dave Attell
About Yourself: I've been keeping fish since I was a child, so over 20 years lol. Even so I'm still learning more every day. I've always been drawn to aquariums and find them highly relaxing.

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