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Gnomie's 10g San Jose Rave Tank (56k?)

Hey all! This tank has been running for a while. It had an apocalypse a few months ago, but now that I stuffed it with plants, it's doing great!

This is the first and only tank I've had, although I am scheming to try my hand at aquascaping. Neverthless, this tank never got the benefit of aquascaping. I just stuck things anywhere. Still, it's nice and green. I love watching fish and shrimp do their "business". It's called the Rave Tank because all my fish are bright neon colors, reminding me of the days when my friends used to drag me around to rave clubs.

Tech:
- 10g regular
- Aquaclear 30 HOB
- Marineland 18" doublebright LED fixture
- Caribsea Tahitian Moon sand
- no CO2, daily dosing of Excel

Flora:
- moneywort
- pennywort
- wysteria
- ludwigia repens
- lindernia rotundifolia
- guppy grass
- hornwort that is barely surving
- frogbit and unwanted duckweed
- mini riccia and random pieces that look like regular riccia
- subwassertang
- java moss on a log
- random bits of myriophyllum simulans 'filigree' and rotala indica that I hope makes it
- tonina that is floating around and I have no idea how I got it

Fauna:
- 5 neon tetras and 1 cardinal that thinks he's a neon
- 14 Endler's livebearers
- 2 mollies that I hope are both the same sex so they won't breed
- 40+ RCS

I will be posting a video soon!
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It looks good Gnomie, the Excel is working well and the fish have good color too. What type of substrate are you using?


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It looks good Gnomie, the Excel is working well and the fish have good color too. What type of substrate are you using?
Caribsea Tahitian Moon sand mixed with gravel.

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I love the rave tank, lol! Good looking fishies!
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Thanks dax!

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Cool tank. You need some glow fish and a blue/black light for night time viewing.

Free light show~!~!~!<---glowsticks...

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Cool tank. You need some glow fish and a blue/black light for night time viewing.

Free light show~!~!~!<---glowsticks...
I know, right!?! But they are illegal in California.

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Update: Seiryu stone came in the mail. I was so excited! But oh, what mistake have we made...

Does it look better? Does it look worse? I cannot decide. I feel like the resin sculptures and the rock just don't go together. Opinions?
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Looks like some sort of asian temple in the mountains now. I like it though
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