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  1. Equipment
    hi there, new to the forum. i have a 55g juwel tank with standard internal bioflow 3.0 filter with a 600 liter per hour pump. my tank has a lot of plants and is well stocked with fish and i have the feeling the filter is not up to the job, the suction seems to be on the light side and is not...
  2. Kentucky
    I am located in Bowling Green Kentucky and I have.... 55gal with hood and two T8 Lights, oak stand, and SunSun 302 (265gph) 3 stage canister filter. Comes with bioballs, those porous white ring things and a sponge pad. Also has a spray bar. (I LOVE this filter. More than the fluval FX5 I have...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello all, I have been reading a lot around here, Just want to say thanks. I am about to set up a 55gal acrylic tank. Looking to have it med to heavily planted with some fish. Tank: 55 Gal Acrylic 18" tall Light: 48" Current USA LED + (Also have a 36" Fluval Ultra Bright If I need more light)...
  4. Low Tech Forum
    So as the title states it, I'm a total noob and I have no idea what I'm doing. I've never owned a fish tank before, and tbh I've never owned any fish or grown any plants either. But I think I've read enough to get a general understanding about how planted tanks work. Right now, I have a 55...
  5. Tank Journals
    I have had my aquarium set up for about a year with some community fish & now and then I would throw a plant in there...I loved the look and decided to add some more and a little more... and now I am wanting to go all out and plant this baby! Fish 10 red eyed tetras 2 clown loaches 2 syn...
  6. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Hello, I am moving out of state and must sell my 55 gallon tank set up quickly, ideally today or tomorrow. I have posted it on craigslist, but thought I could help out some Houston TPT members. Specs: - 55 gallon tank in good condition. Very minor scratches on one side near rim (barely...
  7. Lighting
    I am setting up my first legitimate planted tank and would like to know what I can expect from the lighting system I’m planning. My goal is to support a 36” x 18” x 20” (aprox 55 gallons) moderately planted tank without CO2 additions. I don’t have any particular plants in mind or lighting goals...
  8. Tank Journals
    55Gallon Freshwater Aquarium; FISH; (37+) AFRICAN CICHLIDS: (16) 2x Labidochromis caeruleus "Electric Yellow" (Male) 2x Sciaenochromis fryeri (Chizumulu Is.) "Electric Blue" 2x Pseudotropheus Acei 1x Protomelas Taeniolatus "Red Empress" 1x Red Peacock 1x Aulonocara (Rubescens) Peacock 1x...
  9. Fish
    would minnows be ok to put in with guppies, i have a 55gal. i am working on making in to a planted community tank. :fish:
  10. Tank Journals
    This is my 55gal tank i am starting, i plan on putting plants and guppies in it, and maybe some shrimp. i am setting it up for my 4 year old son, he loves the guppies cause of the color. As you can see i am cleaning the sand in the pics, it took about a 1/2 hour to get it all clean...
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Here are some pics of some driftwood i found, i plan on useing some in my 55gal tank and my 10gal. 0000000 ya and a nice big rock i found to.:drool: The big piece of wood i found i am useing it in my bearded dragon tank. :fish:
  12. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Hi, I have a old 55gal tank (no hood/canopy or stand) that was given to me years ago, the tank had craked frames, silicon had dry out and the tank was being used as storage box :mad:, I rescued the tank, replace the frame, reglued, etc... fast forward 5 years and still going strong. However...
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