In all my fish keeping years I've only kept bettas, in a 2.5 planted tank all to themselves, but from what I hear, they are about the easiest fish to keep.
In regards to plants, the only ones that managed to survive in my aquarium were the java moss and the java fern, which have about the same...
I'm just starting my tank, in fact I'm still buying the equipment for this one.
What sort of fish would be ok in some very hard water? since this is what I get from my tap.
Temperature is also at a constant 76º without the help of a heater.
I'm aiming for a low tech tank BTW.
I had a betta...