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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-31-2013, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
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My 5gal Fluval-chi tank

Just got this up and running.I am waiting on my plants but I couldn't help filling it up and starting the process . This is a Fluval-chi tank that I am using after removing the center filter.The canister is a Sunsun 203b from ebay for $35, you couldn't beat the price. It runs perfectly and is literally silent.I have some DIY leds for the lighting that are temporary until I find a solid led fixture for high light plants.Any LED fixture suggestions would be very appreciated? Simple DIY stand very simple cheap and adds a great mission look.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-31-2013, 09:40 PM
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I'm about to run with the same setup...except yours looks like the large Fluval Chi 6.6G, not the 5G. I have my 5G chi right next to me and yours looks to be considerably taller.

Aside from that I have the Finnex Fugeray-R for lighting, Aamzonia substrate, and ZooMed 501 for filtration.

I have some Seiryu stone coming in but not sold on what kind of scape I'm going to go for.

Good luck to you!
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Ok STS-100 that's what I thought.I purchased the tank almost a year ago mo ed then haven't had the chance to set it up. Where did you purchase your Finnex from? Ya I am having trouble trying to find an appropriate LED fixture. Do you have any experience with the LED fixtures from Green Leaf Aquariums? Also in NY its hard to get ADA products over here
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Never mind I just purchased the 10" finnex LED ) I was surprised by the price.
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