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  1. Tank Journals
    Well, I succumbed to MTS pretty quick. About 3 months into the hobby and already started a new tank. So specs: 5.5 gallon glass tank Low tech Substrate: Seachem flourite and flourite black Seachem flourish tabs in substrate Penn-Plax cascade heater 50W adjustable with auto on/off Sponge filter...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello :smile2: I just started cycling my 5 gallon tank with dried shrimps. (Crushed) Day 2, Ammonia spike. The water is cloudy. Day 6, The water is still cloudy and the ammonia is off the charts. I added 4 tsps of dried shrimp on Day 1. Has the cycle stopped? Or is it just stalling? I...
  3. Fish
    Hey all, I've been thinking about picking up a 5.5 gallon to set up as a planted tank, but I haven't been able to decide what to put in it. I really love all the little species that fit in these nano tanks. I'd try to build the hardscape and plant stock around the fish stock. I've got a couple...
  4. Tank Journals
    So I wanted to start a journal on my bedside NANO that i've been fiddling with lately. The tank is the 5g solo, a tank i picked up a my local TJmaxx for $60. To start, i like the LED strip lights that run around the edges of the lid, they are fully adjustable so i can get some really nice...
  5. Tank Journals
    I'll keep an updated pic here! Last updated: 18 Jan 2015 22 August 2014 I bought another tank! WAHOO! It's a 20L panoramic front with base dimensions 25x25cm and 30cm high. I love the idea of getting a fancy technicolor dream fish... A tricolour rosetail or feathertail or halfmoon betta. I...
  6. Tank Journals
    Been gone for a while, but I'm back due to the unexpected adoption of a biology department Betta boy and $5 MGOPS :hihi: Equipment: 5.5 gal Screen top 25watt heater (specs to be added later) Daylight flourescent bulb (specs to be added later) 1.5" MGOPS topped with stones on the sides and...
  7. Low Tech Forum
    Hi everyone! I'm new here, and figured this would be the perfect place to pose my question. I'm thinking of adding live plants to my 5 gallon tank, but living the life of a college student means the tank plant setup must meet 2 requirements: 1) I will move the tank back and forth to school...
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