Kayen's 5g Fluval Chi - Iwagumi - 56K beware
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Planted Nano Tanks


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 11-12-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
Kayen
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
Kayen's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta
Posts: 832
Default Kayen's 5g Fluval Chi - Iwagumi - 56K beware

Got bored. 10 gallon was looking ugly.
Tore it down, had extra substrate, picked the tank off kijiji for $40.
Didn't use stock filter/light. instead threw together some stuff I had laying around...


Substrate: Fluval Stratum
Lighting: 2x13w desklamps - trying to get a 10" Finnex FugeRay
Filtration: zoomed 501 canister filter - all the media was random stuff I had stuffed in my AC20, so filter media is already mature.
CO2: Paintball canister with cheap regulator - getting a new one soon.
Heater: NONE I was using a 150W in my 10, but that won't be feasible in this tank since i broke the temperature adjustment knob....
Any suggestions?

Plants: Dwarf Hairgrass
Rocks: Seiryuu
Fish: 3 x Sparrow Rasbora, 3 x Stiphodons (all 3 are different species...), Cherry Shrimp (7-8)

Tank in set up:

This is from last night.

[/img]http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q207/Viettxboii/IMAG0564.jpg[/img]

After live stock:




More pics once I get the DSLR out.

EDIT - DSLR shots
Sorry for double post but,

Here's some pics of setup,
(.mko doing some planting)




Testing the CO2:







Full tank shot:


Enjoy
__________________

Last edited by Kayen; 11-13-2012 at 11:44 PM.. Reason: Adding photos
Kayen is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012