OK so WOW what a day! I've been hemming and hawing the last year or so on going over to better lighting and CO2 and the whole nine yards, and then an ad came up on craigslist so good I just had to throw the rest down on the card today and make a leap
So I am planning on doing a journal here at some point of the transition however here is what I have now...
I got the following for $175 today:
20 LB (nearly full) co2 tank
Aquarium plants.com co2 electronic regulator with built in electronic bubble counter
Canister filter in line CO2 Diffuser
Milwaukee PH controller (which is broke atm but is under the warranty that I will be sending out)
A box full of random things to go with the co2 setup, hoses, pac, co2 monitor for the tank etc etc etc
So I figured why not, I made the jump and went with the following to go along with it:
Marineland Magnum 350 pro canister filter (yes I know theres others but I got it for an awesome deal) brand new in box
48" T5HO 2x54 watt bulbs
So while I'm getting ready to take pics of putting it together (well hopefully) I wanted to know what you guys think.
Did I get a good deal, what things do I need to look out for now ? I do have ferts and stuff which are for higher tech tanks so that part is covered but any advice which you could give me would be UBER appreciated...it's funny when I was thinking about doing this, I wasn't really overwhelmed, now that I am looking at all of this I'm kinda