Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Annapolis, Maryland, USA
First planted tank: 75 gallon
While I've had previous tanks with some plants the tanks were never set up to be planted tanks. I put them in, they clung to life for a while, died, and I replaced them. This time I wanted to set up a tank where my plants would thrive.
Substrate: 110# Eco Complete
Lighting: Finnex 24/7 48"
Ferts: Seachem Flourishn (one capfull twice weekly), Excel (two capfulls daily), and root tabs
Water changes are done maybe monthly and only about 10 - 20%.
Filter: Aquatop CF500 canister
Clown Loaches. Two are 20+ years old, three are only about one year old.
Upside down catfish: 2, about 10 years old
Tiger loaches: three, about three years old
About 8 mountain minnows, four hatchets, and one betta round out the list.