This is my lowtech low cost 55g setup. this is also my first planted (or atleast a tank with plants).
Perfecto 55g tank (painted the light oak trim and background flat black)
2x Red Steel Shoplight fixtures from home depot
4x 32watt 6500k bulbs from home depot
DIY yeast co2 two 2L's
DIY powerhead/gravelvac diffuser 1bps
DIY Glass lid
Flourite Dark substrate
3x Pepper Cory's
2x Bronze Cory's
9x Neon Tetra
6x Glolight Tetra
3x Cherry Barbs
6x Herleaquin Rasboras
1x Gold Algea Eater
2x Ghost Shrimp
2x Red Cherry Shrimp
1x Crystal Red Shrimp
Random snails, you know the deal.
PLANTS: im not too good with plants i only know a few. correct me if im wrong.
Some giant red vals that grow like crazy:
dont know what this is:
all i know is this is some kind of crypt that doesnt do well at all in my setup:
if anyone can help my name some of those plants it would be great. sorry my cemera isnt the greatest.
Heres some full tank progress shots
Dec.21/08 switched to flourite dark
Jan.28/09 had no co2 for a few weeks. upgraded the gravel vac.
i want to hear your comments people, positive or negative what can i improve? ill keep this journal updated.