Very low lighting (from previous owner); HOB Aquarclear 70gal filter; Florite substrait; small Cypress driftwood; medium Birch timber; found rocks; hiding hut.
Read a lot of forums
(1)Chinese Hi-fin, (1)Golden Chinese Algae Eater, (5)Balloon Red-eyed Tetras, (2)wild caught minnows
Just switched from processed food to bloodworm--much more preferred.
No plants but in anticipation of planting--would like grasses and possibly some nice vine-y back plants
Cultivating a thriving reef tank can be a challenge with all of the requirements you must meet.
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