Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Lafayette, TN, USA
Thank you Tlyons. We have had cichlid tanks off & on since 1993. We currently have a 135 non-submerged plant angelfish tank (pothos roots in the water to help pull out nitrates), a 54 low tech planted discus tank, a 55 low tech planted guppy tank & two 20H bare bottom tanks running for breeders or QT.
We just converted a 20L congo tetra tank into a planted red cherry shrimp "big nano" tank about 6 weeks ago. I am now learning the subtleties of RO water, trace minerals & starting CO2 to make the plants happy, but keep the shrimp safe. Once we are comfortable with shrimp, we will move that knowledge up to the 135 angel tank. The goal is returning to discus with a 250+ high tech discus tank in a few years. The 4 discus tanks we had running last year suffered major losses from poor source water & quality control on our part from a purchase of sick discus in 2012.
Thank you very much for the information.
Last edited by Tazalanche; 12-20-2014 at 01:57 PM.
Reason: Forgot I had pothos out the top of the angel tank.