the tank I started on 1st February 2009... comments are welcomed...
tank size: 40x25x25cm / 6.6 gallon
filter: HOB filter
substrate: bottom layer holland sand + top ADA amazonia II aquasoil + 1 bacterball
lighting: 3x8w T4 florescent light
photo period: 6pm-1am
ferts: unknown "complete supplement for planted aquarium"... half cap dosing each week and after water change...
co2: diy yeast co2 supply (bps unknown)
temperature: hovers around 26oC
flora: unknown stem plants, hair grass and glosso
fauna: 2 otocinclus, 1 sae, 1 albino corydora, 8 harlequin rasboras, 2 serpae tetra, 1 silvertip tetra
shrimps: a few ghost shrimps, 2 cherry red shrimps, 2 amano shrimps (total amount of shrimps unknown as i don't see them often... latest update 1 amano climbed out from the tank and suicide)
current setup before algae outbreak
algae outbreak, if you can notice it
siamese algae eater
amano shrimp... rest in peace...
cherry red shrimp... status unknown... could had RIP as well...
oh well, I have another low tech pico tank as well... surprisingly doing well with my single male betta inside...
substrate: holland sand
lighting: 8w florescent table lamp
photo period: 6pm-12am
water change: twice a week