This is my first tank over 5 gallons
I am excited to have some freedom on livestock and more room for PLANTS!
Mr Aqua 17.1 gallons 'low iron'
Sun Sun HW302
ZooMed dual 24" T5HO with one 10,000k bulb and one 6500K bulb
GLA paintball reg with 24oz tank, eBay sourced diffuser
Activ Flora black
Sitting on my $9 stand from Petco, I am probably going to be getting the Besta in the next week as this will be a bedroom tank and I have read the door really cuts down on the filter noise.
'low iron', looks better in person
I am doing driftwood in the tank, probably going dutch style. I am thinking maybe the piece on the right is too big for this aquarium.
The lighting brackets are pretty crappy for a rimless aquarium, it is pretty much just sitting on the edges unsecured. I am considering mounting it but I have read PAR values of ~50 @ 18" for the ZooMed. I am trying to stay in the high light category and mounting it high enough to have access to the tank might compromise this goal.
My substrate should be here Thursday. I had two bags of Eco-Complete but decided to use it on another tank. I like the true blackness of the Activ. I will be doing a leak / filtration / co2 test in the next couple of days.