Planted Tank Obsessed
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Cartersville, GA
I've been wrestling with the same issues with my 2.5 and this is what I've come up with: at night I use the Hydor 7.5W (under my substrate) and I turn it off when my light comes on in the morning. Temp stays between 70 - 76.
If you put a couple of small fish (like white clouds or glowlight tetras), I'd keep less than 10 RCS. I wouldn't put any fish in mine, and I only have 4 yellow neos at the moment. 2.5G is a small environment and it can go wrong quickly. I have no idea about the HC.
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