The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Fluval Spec 5Gal/19L
View Single Post
post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Level200's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: England, North east
Posts: 29
Fluval Spec 5Gal/19L

This is my first planted tank. I am hoping to create a planted tank for Shrimp and other dwarf In-Mates

So far here is the kit that I have:

Tank: Fluval Spec 5Gal/ 19L

Heater: Fluval compact aquarium heater (To go inside the filter area)

CO2: AquaGro CO2 Pro set

Soil: Tetraplant Complete Substrate (2cm layer on base of tank)

Substrate: Fluval Stratum for shrimp (layer on top of Tetraplant substrate)

Lighting: Stock light for now, will look into upgrading the lighting

Ground cover plants: Hemianthus Callitrichoides 'Cuba'

Bog wood plants: Star Moss, Spiky Moss

In-mates: Possibly starting with Shrimp

I will post photos and thoughts as I go along with the build. Hopefully I will get some help and guidance along the way from you guys

Any thoughts and suggestions so far?

Level200 is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome