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State: New York
Country: United States
Description: Started in July '08 Tank Specs Filter- Whisper 60 Heater- All Glass Aquariums 200W Lighting- 2 15W Strips Aeration- Hagen Elite Maxima with a 8" Marineland bubble wall and 2 1" stones in the top-back corners
Advice: Be patient and do your research if it is your first time starting a fish tank or trying something new
Fish Kept: 3 Opaline gouramis, a small group of neons, 5 assrt platies, 3 buenos aires tetras, 2 tiger barbs, 2 black long skirt tetras and a group of about 20 ghost shrimp more to come, a lot of my fish had reached that old age and past on
Corals/Plants: a lutea and 2 mondo grass, the rest are all fake
Tank Size: 55 gallons
About Yourself: My father had a 29gal running since before i was born, i took to the hobby, i got my hands on 2 small 5gal in my room and recently remodeled my room and wanted an upgrade to a larger tank about myself, im just your friendly flying cowboy, or in other words a cowboy turned pilot

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Thanks, i believe its called High Desert Play Sand, we had found it at Home Depot i think near masonry, its only a few bucks for the 50lb bag(i used one for my 55gal, shouldve had another) but it does take a while to rinse out the "milk" in it. But the end result is great. Just maintain it well. Mines over a yr old now and its a little dirty but i might get new sand in if i get the time fish avatar
i like the look of that sand. I've been thinking of doing something like that myself. looks great! fish avatar

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