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25 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - Elliot's 5 gallon tank

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State: New York
Country: United States
Description: 2 tanks: 5 gallon beta tank & 20 gallon freshwater tank. Beta tank is acrylic 16x8x10, colormax mini compact fluorescent light 10w from coralife, tetra filter PF 10, heater/thermometer. 20 gal tall is 24x13x17 glass from Aqueon kit. Natural dim light. thermometer separate from heater. sometimes run air stone.
Advice: Don't start very small, at least 10 gal, and know the nitrogen cycle. Research, research, research before you bring the fishies home.
Fish Kept: Red eyed balloon tetras, a beta, and soon an angel fish.
Corals/Plants: plastic plants in the 20 gallon and silk plants for the 5 gallon beta tank.
Tank Size: 25 gallons
Quote: in the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few
About Yourself: I had my first tank (10 gal) when I was a teenager until it sprung a leak. Returned to the hobby recently and have had to relearn everything but my fish are happier for it. Presently I am a caregiver also of my little fish.

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