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Photo Caption: My 40 gallon planted freshwater aquarium. I only discovered Takashi Amano after I started. Next time I'll try something in his style. Not a bad first effort though :-)
40 gallons planted tank (mostly live plants and fish) - My 40 gallon planted freshwater aquarium. I only discovered Takashi Amano after I started. Next time I'll try something in his style. Not a bad first effort though :-)

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Country: China
Description: Tank is 36" x 16" x 19" with Solarmax 2 x halide lighting supplemented with 2 x 39w sunbright fluorescent tubes. Filter is Fluval 405. CO2 cylinder with Pinpoint pH controller. Teco chiller/heater with UV tube.
Advice: I'm only new to this game (4 months). Thought I would never get through the new-tank phase (algae and all) but as you can see perseverance pays off. Patience and attention to detail certainly helps.
Fish Kept: 2 x Pleco, 4 x Pearl Gourami, 1 x Banded Gourami, 9 x Rasbora, 6 x Siamese Algae Eaters, 4 x Amano Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Hardwood log with Bolbitis Heudelotii, Blyxa Japonica, Echinodorus Oriental, Echinodorus Red Flame, Pearlweed (Hemianthus Micranthemoides), Ludwigia Repens, Nymphaea Lotus var. Rubra, Crystalwort (Riccia Flutens)
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Quote: If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.
About Yourself: A New Zealander, I'm an educational technology facilitator at a large international school in Hong Kong. Apartment living only allows small planted environments and few pets. My aquarium is my piece of nature!

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Sweeeet! You lucky guys with the $$$ to buy hadides! Nice job! fish avatar

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