6.5g Shallow Betta Tank - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Unread 07-03-2019, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
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6.5g Shallow Betta Tank

I just set this up last a few days ago. This is a low tech tank. I'm waiting for the lone resident Green Alien Betta to be delivered sometime next week. I may later on add ghost shrimps and a nerit snail. I'm hoping the microswords survive, the lighting may be too low but I think all the others should be fine.

Let me know what you guys think!



Here are the specifications:

Tank - 6.5g rimless AquaTop (24L x 9H x 7D)
Filter - Mini AquaTop sponge with Eheim 100 airpump (set to lowest setting)
Lighting - Finnex Planted+ 24/7 CRV (24inch) set to roughly 20% of max output to get to ~25 PAR (10inch from substrate to light fixture)
Substrate - Eco Complete (2inch base)
Heater - Hydor 50W Submersible
Fertlizer - Aquarium Co-Op Nano all-in-one liquid (1 dose weekly)
Plants - bucephalandras (left and middle), pearl weed (middle back), anubias barteri (left on driftwood, right middle), anubias nana (middle on dirftwood), ludwigia repens (right back), microswords (right front), crypt wendtii brown (left)
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Unread 07-05-2019, 02:27 AM
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Looks good! Red cherry shrimp would like nice too with the dark substrate to contrast with the bright red


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