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Old 08-28-2012, 03:13 AM   #1
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Michael's 20 Gallon Long


Hello everybody I just re setup my 20 gallon long to be a planted aquarium that will house nano fish. I am hoping that all of the fish will breed as I will have a lot of hiding spots.

The Specs

Equipment

Aquaclear 50 HOB Filter
150 watt Marineland Visitherm Heater
Stock 24in T8 Fxture

Substrate

Eco Complete
Pool Filter Sand
Flourish Root Tabs

Flora

Java Moss
Hygro corymbosa Stricta
Needle Leaf Java Fern
Frogbit
Crypts

Fauna

12 Boraras maculata
8 Microdevario kubotai
6 Danio margaritatus
12 Corydoras pygmaeus
3-4 Dario hyginson or Dario dario
Red Cherry Shrimp

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Old 08-28-2012, 05:09 PM   #2
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Here are the pictures of the tank setup but I have not completely planted the tank yet so it may look a little bare. Also sorry about the glare.



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Old 08-28-2012, 07:01 PM   #3
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:20 PM   #4
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Looks good.
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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are you planning on adding any other plants? look nice so far
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Yeah I would like to add lots of crypts and more moss to fill it out.
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:19 PM   #7
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Well it has been awhile since I updated this journal but is doing well. It does not look much different but the plants have filled in a little more. I have also stocked it with:

20 Boraras maculatus
Some Emerald Danios
Tons of Cherry Shrimp
Some Otos
Possibly 3 Dario hysginon but I jave not seen them in a while

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Well now that I have described the update how about some pics.










Hope you enjoy!
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:21 PM   #9
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It looks good. I like how you have one area where most of the plants are planted.
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Hey I was wondering what I fish I should add to compliment the fish in there presently? Some of the fish that I am looking at are green neon tetras, cardinal tetras, Trigonostigma hengeli, or something else. what do you all think? I was thinking green neons becasue I have seen how they look when acclimated but they do not always look very bright. I plan to add a school of 10 or so. Give me your advice please.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:44 AM   #11
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What do you guys think I should add?
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some otos, for the price of some blanched zuchini every week, they will rid your tank of algae, and look cute while doing it!
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I actually already have some otos and shrimp in there. I am looking for fish that will compliment the other fish that swim midwater.
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