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Photo Caption: This is a planted fish tank.
50 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - This is a planted fish tank.

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State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Description: 36"x15"x21" SeaClear Acrylic ~46 gallons. Homemade lighting hood: 2x65 watt 6700K (130 watt total) compact fluorescent. AquaClear Power Filter (350 gph). ProHeat 250 watt heater.
Advice: Patience is key. Learn the relationship between Ph, CO2, and CaCO3 buffering capacity. Understand your water source, and how the available water will influence your stocking decisions and methods of maintaining water quality. Live plants help stabilize the overall system.
Fish Kept: 12 Neon Tetras 3 Corydoras Catfish 2 Kribensis Cichlids 1 Otocinclus 1 Bristlenose Pleco Varying numbers of ghost shrimp and snails
Corals/Plants: Several of each of the following: Anacharis Red Wendtii Amazon Sword Aponogeton Java Fern Moneywort Water Wisteria Telanthera Alternativa Micro Sword Brazilian Sword Purple Cabomba Java Moss Red Ludwigia
Tank Size: 50 gallons
About Yourself: I got into the hobby in 2005. I was bored, and I've always enjoyed learning about nature and science. I was born in 1979, and I'm a business analyst at an insurance company.

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