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Old 01-31-2006, 07:00 AM   #1
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New Nano tank! Need advice



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what do you think?


Heres my new 2.5 gal tank im starting im going to have co2 system on here. what kind of fish do you think i should put in here? what kind of substrate? i just picked up one of those nano filters so the sponge filter will be gone.

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Old 01-31-2006, 04:25 PM   #2
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Heres my new 2.5 gal tank im starting im going to have co2 system on here. what kind of fish do you think i should put in here? what kind of substrate? i just picked up one of those nano filters so the sponge filter will be gone.

Looks nice...what light fixture is that? I would put some nice endlers or guppies. If it is well planted you could throw in some cherry(adult ones)or amanos
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:01 PM   #3
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the light fixture is a odysea 25 watt compact light. how about the gravel what is a good brand to use? i got the light for 19.99
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If you going planted you can use some fine gravel, if you do not want to be too expensive. You can try some Soilmaster Pro if you want a charcoal color.
Do you plant to use DIY Co2 and ferts?
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:19 PM   #5
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I'd move that heater down to the bottom.
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:23 PM   #6
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Default Soilmaster Pro

where can i get soilmaster pro? do they sell substrate in smaller potions for my 2.5 tank? and do they have a small not so notiable heaters that you guys know of?
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Old 01-31-2006, 09:13 PM   #7
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Have you joined up with SFBAAPS.com? I'm sure someone would give you a couple cups of soilmaster or some other substrate. You wouldn't want a 50# bag for just your nano . Lesco.com will get you a distributor of soilmaster.

I would consider ADA aquasoil for a nano. It's a good way to experiment with the substrate. Did you have to swap out the bulbs for your Odyessa?

Keep us posted!

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Old 01-31-2006, 10:50 PM   #8
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no i didnt its the same as how i bought it.
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Old 02-02-2006, 12:25 AM   #9
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this is an update on my tank. took out the sponge filter and put in a nano filter. still waiting on some plant gravel to get things started.
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Old 02-02-2006, 02:44 AM   #10
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this is an update on my tank. took out the sponge filter and put in a nano filter. still waiting on some plant gravel to get things started.

Looks nice....for the soilmaster join your local SFBAAPS.com

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Old 02-13-2006, 03:26 PM   #11
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I got lucky and bought a damaged bag of onyx sand for my nano. Maybe you could check w/ your LFS and see if any of bags were torn during shipping and you could buy whatever is left at a discount?

I ended up with 7-8 lbs for about half the normal price.
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