47 Gallon ViaAqua Planted Bolivian Ram Tank - The Planted Tank Forum
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47 Gallon ViaAqua Planted Bolivian Ram Tank

I've had this tank for a few months and just couldn't find direction with it. I tried it as a plant show tank, but the canopy was just too much of a pain to move around all the time so that didn't work.

And then I was reading up on Bolivian Rams, better in groups, etc... and decided I would give them a try.

So, I have direction and I have an idea of the scape.

I've decided to stick w/ the 3 x T12/T8 Bulbs and replace them with 6500K LED Replacement Tubes. I was hoping to find a 10K to mix with a lower color and a 6500k but I haven't been able to find a 2' 10K LED Replacement.

Filter will be a SunSun HW-302, at least for now, and an Eheim Jager heater.

I will eventually add pressurized Co2, maybe sooner than later depending on what goes on, but will probably not start with it.

The tank is 32 1/2" Long by 22 3/4" deep by 17" tall.
Here is what the tank looks like:

This was when I tried using it as a plant display tank:

This is the lighting:

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