Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Channel Islands England
A few basic questions
I have found myself in a position were I need some help, please.
I have just built a new tank that was intended to be used as a planted fishtank. The tank was designed to fit in my upstairs lounge but as my house is over 100 years old I am worried about the strength of the upstairs floor boards.
On this basis I have decide to utilize the tank to keep something different that wont require the tank to be filled with water.
I would like advice on heating, lighting, decor & of course inhabitants but first can I show you what i have got to work with.
the tank measures 100 x 500 x 600cm high but I have space to extend the height depending on misting, lighting equipment?
I would like to set the tank up as a tropical rain forest, I fancy a automatic rain system fed from a reservoir, I have loads of lighting available from tubes to metal halide. The plants are very important to me, I really want the tank to look good, full up with healthy live plants.
Whatever animals go in the tank I would like to be very small, I would rather a lizard than a frog but I do need advice?
Last edited by foxfish; 10-21-2009 at 08:29 PM.