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Old 04-12-2012, 03:57 AM   #1
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Lets see your 2.5 gallon tanks and setups (2.5 gallon ONLY)


Lets see what your 2.5 gallon nano aquariums look like

==This is for 2.5 gallon tanks only==

Post your tank shots along with equipment, flora, fauna, etc.......

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Old 04-12-2012, 04:04 AM   #2
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Here's a couple shots of my 2.5 gallon setup.


Tank - Marineland 2.5 gallon all glass

Lighting - Coralife Mini T5 Aqualight (2x6500k bulbs)((mounted to 2 epoch cliplight mounting brackets)

Filter - Top Rapids Mini Internal Filter

Heater - Marineland Mini nano submersible heater

Substrate - Eco-Complete Plant Substrate

Co2 - DIY Co2

Flora - 3 stems of Anachris, 1 Anubias Nana, 2 stems of Water Wisteria, 3 stems of Myriophyllum Spicatum, and moss ball flattened out and attached to driftwood.....

Fauna - None because I just set it up.





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Old 04-12-2012, 04:27 AM   #3
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Tank - 2.5 marineland

Filtration - Red Sea Nano Filter with custom cut filter pad and Hagen Biomax

Heater - Marina C10

Lighting - Modded Coralife Mini 18 watt PC fixture
1x 9 watt 10,000K and 1x 9 watt 6,700K

Substrate - Seachem Flourite

Flora - DHG, Microsword

Fauna - Halfmoon Betta





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Old 04-12-2012, 04:44 AM   #4
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One of my old 2.5gal tanks:



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Old 04-12-2012, 08:24 PM   #5
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Paintball co2, aquasoil powder


retired tank
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Old 04-12-2012, 08:34 PM   #6
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Paintball co2, aquasoil powder


retired tank
Wow, that's green. What're the two bushy ball plants up front? Some type of moss?
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:37 PM   #7
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That is riccia tied to rocks.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:49 PM   #8
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Holy crap that last one's a tough act to follow!




2.5 gallon minibow, Excel, daily water changes. Aquasoil and petrified wood. Plants: mayaca fluvitialis, crypt parva, marsliea minuta, ludwigia repens, cadamine lyrata.



Fauna: phoenix rasboras, pumpkin shrimp, blue bees.
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:35 AM   #9
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Old ~2.5 gal (8 inch cube aquarium)
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:51 AM   #10
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All very nice! Here's mine it's undergoing small changes right now but this is what it looked like last week. I will post a new pic soon
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:58 AM   #11
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This is plumbed to my 38 gallon
Blue Rili and GBR Fry

Just some DHG


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Old 04-13-2012, 05:14 AM   #12
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No frills ~ simple 2.5

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Perfecto tank, inert gravel, 10w daylight cfl, no filter, guppy grass & salvinia, betta, three ramshorn snails, 4 drops liquid ferts daily, and weekly 50% water changes.

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No frills ~ simple 2.5

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Perfecto tank, inert gravel, 10w daylight cfl, no filter, guppy grass & salvinia, betta, three ramshorn snails, 4 drops liquid ferts daily, and weekly 50% water changes.
Wow that is a sweet tank. I bet the betta loves having no flow due to a filter. Looks very lush.
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:59 PM   #14
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OK, here goes! Here's my first ever nano, in 2007.

Tank: Perfecto
Light: Catalina PC fixture, 2 x 13 watts
Substrate: Amazonia
Filter: Red Sea nano filter
Co2: DIY co2, fed through filter intake
Dosing: none for first several months, then light dosing of Seachem Flourish and Potassium twice weekly after after water changes.
Flora: Pogostemon helferi, Mayaca fluviatilis, Ludwigia arcuata, Rotala rotundifolia, Anubias barteri var. 'nana petite', Hemianthus callitrichoides
Fauna: Red cherry shrimp
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:02 PM   #15
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All very nice. Here's the update on mine I hope it looks as good as some of these when it grows in proper.
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