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1ST pics of my AR-380 10g tanks

G'day everyone,
thought after lurking for a while drooling over everyone elses tank pics, I thought I might post some pics of my 2 Aqau-one AR380 tanks. The first tank was started back in Nov 2007, and the second in Feb 2008.

1st tank is 38 lts (10 G?)

substrate - plain pea gravel enriched with an australian product called 'Dino Dung' (blood and bone mixed in potters clay, small round tablets)

Co2 - diy 2Ltr soft drink bottle - plumbed into hob filter intake

Filter - HOB Aquaclear 20

Lights - Standard fluro light that is built in to the unit 11watts, 8000k bulb (12 hours a day)
+ this tank sits at a window and recieves roughly 6 hours indirect bright light a day

Plants -
Anubias nana, Anubias afellzi, Anubias bateri, Anubias petite
Java fern, Java fern Narrow leaf, Java fern windelov
Crypt. ?sp., Crypt. parva?
E. tenellius (narrow leaf)
Lotus - blue flowering one?

Fish -
Roughly 30 German blue ram fry
5 Riffle shrimp (Australatya striolata)
2 Ottos
several rams horn snails, malayasian trumpet snails


2nd Tank - Aqua-one AR-380 38Lts (10g?)

Substrate - same as #1 tank

Co2 - pressurised co2 a using glass diffuser 2 bps

Filter - standard filter (part of tank build)

Light - standard light (part of unit) 11watts, 8000k 12 hours a day

Plants -
Anubias Sp?
Barclaya longiflolia Green
Java Fern, Java fern Narrow leaf, Java fern windelov
Crypt. parva?
E. tenellus narrow leaf

Fish -
2 Ottos
pair German blue rams
as with other tank - numerous snails

Also have a 5' x 2.5' x 2.8' planted tank as well but will leave that one for another time.
Well hope you all enjoy my tank, any comments or suggestions are most welcome.

Ist tank


Ist tank Riffle shrimp



2nd Tank



Both tanks on my computer desk



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Look at that guy sleeping there, he looks like he is waiting for something to jump out the tank Nice desk, great decoration..
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thanks Orlando, saddly Maximus my lovely always near me moggy died last week of cancer, he will be sorely missed... i think forever

Max on his last day with us
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Sorry to hear about your cat. It's always tough loosing a pet.

On a brighter note, nice tanks man. I just setup one on my computer desk as well


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Sorry to hear about your cat. It's always tough loosing a pet.

On a brighter note, nice tanks man. I just setup one on my computer desk as well

Hahaha me too!
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