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Photo Caption: Tank after about 2 months. I will be adding more plants as soon as I get the chance... and find the right plants.
freshwater fish - polypterus retropinnis - retropinnis bichir stocking in 20 gallons tank - My tanks main inhabitant ... Smeagle the Polypterus
20 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - Tank after about 2 months. I will be adding more plants as soon as I get the chance... and find the right plants.

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Country: South Africa
Description: I have a custom built 20 gallon tank which as a built in light box. the light is a 15w, 18" SUN-GLO florescent bulb. For filtration I have a corner filter (largest I could find) as well as a AQUA CLEAR 30 hang on filter. A 50w heater concludes my list of equipment. So far the tank has been running for two months without any problems. All I would like now is a Bristle Nose!
Advice: Since I'm a new hobbyists myself I doubt I can give advice. Only thing I can suggest is you can never know enough so read, ask and observe!!!
Fish Kept: 1 X Polypterus senegalus, 2 X Mono Angels , 4 X Common Guppies
Corals/Plants: All natural rocks form around the area. All natural plants, although I am not sure what their names are.
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Quote: Why did the fish cross the sea? ... To get to the other tide.
About Yourself: This is my first aquarium. Being inspired by friends who have kept fish I finally decided to take the plunge and invest in a tank! I am freelance illustrator, working form home so my fish keep me company and provide me with a bit of inspiration.

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