First journal. 20L
First off, been lurking and learning for a few months finally starting a bigger tank wanted to do a journal to document.
My other 2 tanks are both 5 gallon. One is a spec 5 that has a Betta with S Repens and I think needle leaf ludwigia. The other is a regular 5.5 gallon with the same plants plus willow moss that houses a dozen mini golden rabbit snails.
Both are low tech and I'll admit I need better fert maintenance. I recently received the EI pack from Green Leaf will be mixing them up shortly and will start on all tanks.
This tank so far is a 20 long. Will be running finnex planted plus, aqua clear HOB maybe a power head as well for extra flow across the tank. Will also add a heater.
Plants will be willow moss on the driftwood tied down, want to try that out along with some Anubis, micro sword, S Repens and pogostomon helleferi
Substrate will either be a mix of diamond blasting sand and turface, or I might give the safe t sorb a try.
Residents I am looking for help with. I would like to have Cory cats but also want to try shrimp , can the two interact ok? I've read mixed reviews. I am also considering doing a tank for larger varieties of rabbit snails as I have recently become obsessed with them.
Looking for feedback on the process as I go and design will be putting the pieces together over the next few days. For now I have the driftwood placed and temporarily secured will be scouting out for rocks next maybe some Mexican beach stones will look good.
Thanks for viewing!