Hi all.... It's been a while since I was last here.... Been doing a LOT of traveling. Home for a year or so now, so I thought I'd update you all on Goldie Haven. The tank still sits in my living room =) These were taken last week... An aquascape change will be made to open up more space for the bigger fish & to move some plants from the tropical tank since they've outgrown it.
Plant Life -- all live:
** Pepper ** -- Blue Shubunkin; technically a calico in black, white, & blue
** Hershey ** -- chocolate Ryukin
• 1 Shubunkin Goldie, 1 Ryukin Goldie, 1 White Cloud Mt. Minnow, Olive Nerite & Malaysian Trumpet Snails.
• Various Anubias species, Ludwigia.
2 watts/US gallon, fluorescent 6700K, 11hrs. a day.
Moonlighting is LED from above, underwater... Strip contains 6 blue elements and is on 3.5hrs. at night.
Various amts. of indirect sunlight hit this tank as well. Intensity and longevity vary with the seasons, etc.
External mechanical with some biological @ 350 GPH.
Internal biological @ 200 GPH.
Fluorite with river rock over the top. Also various natural lava & rainbow rocks throughout aquarium.
72˙F minimum in winter - 80˙F max. in summer . Heater is installed.
Aquarium Dimensions & Stuff:
Custom built bullet proof, tempered glass. 3'W x 3'D x 5'T. Glass covered.
Questions & comments welcomed!