Decided to startup a small planted nano. Here are the specs
AC 20 power filter
50 watt stainless heater buried in gravel in rear with remote temp. probe
digital thermometer with sensor in AC20
13W CF 10k AH supply retrofit
black gravel with laterite
wood canopy/base stained in light oak
Not 100% sure on plant ID, but I believe I have two Anubias Nana, and some vals in the back. I plan on housing a single betta in the tank. Hopefully 13W will be enough for these plants. Not sure if I can grow the nicer foreground lawn plants with just 13w although the reflector with the AH retro is quite nice.
Had to saw the African driftwood into a smaller piece to get it to fit into the 2.5g.
Water is still a bit cloudy in the pics since the tank was just setup yesterday.
Pics of my 3 nano's side by side - the two on the right are saltwater reefs. A 12g custom and a 2.5g reef wall with surge device.