Standard florescent hoods + DIY additions (2 - compact, full spectrum, lamp socket style - light bulbs & 4 LEDS)
2 Pen-Plax Cascade canister filters
Natural respiration only (fish, snails, shrimp - and live tubifex worms in the substrate)
Enriched natural gravel blend
Flourish Excell + Comprehensive supplement
Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis acicularis) & Micro Sword (Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae), Anubias nana, Amazon Sword (Echinodorus amazonicus), & Java Moss (Taxiphyllum barbieri), Water Milfoil (Myriophyllum) & Jungle Val (Vallisneria americana), Lesser Duckweed (Lemna minor)
Bolivian Rams (4) & German Rams (4), Giant Danios, Red-Eye Tetras, Green cory, Albino cory, & Corydoras trilineatus (3), Striped Raphael catfish... Plus various snails, grass shrimp, live black worms (tubifex), and other friendly hitch-hikers.
I'm using driftwood as a natural pH buffer, Terracotta Pots as caves for the rams, & "Miami Oolite" rocks to balance KH & GH - Attempting to recreate a natural habitat and self sustained bio-chemical cycle... reducing the need for high-tech equipment & chemical additives.
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