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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Tropical Haven....

Here's the tropical tank which in my home office/library. Photos from last week =) Some rearrangement of aquascape performed yesterday, but these are the most current shots. Will update =)

Stock List:
Fancy Guppies, Endler Livebearers, Olive Nerite & Malaysian Trumpet Snails.

2 Amazon Swords, 1 Red Rubin Sword, Various Anubias species, Java Fern, Java Moss, Apon., 1 Nymphaea Rubra, Ludwigia, Salvinia Auriculata.

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.

External @ 150 GPH.
Live plants!
Lava Rocks.

Fluorite. Also various natural lava & rainbow rocks throughout aquarium.

Tank Temp.:
74˙F minimum in winter - 82˙F max. in summer . Heater is installed.

Aquarium Dimensions & Stuff:
2'W x 1'D x 18"T. About 22 USG. Glass covered.

***Note that these photos are not post-water change shots. The last water change was performed 3wks. prior.

Questions & comments welcomed!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-16-2011, 09:43 AM
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I like this one even better. The dimensions are great for a planted tank.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 04:32 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks so much =)
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-27-2011, 01:56 AM
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Nice tank you have going here, that Java moss looks nice and healthy.
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