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From the fall of the old, a rebirth of Iwagumi - 20g Long

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I started out with a 10 gallon tank, nothing crazy, just something for my Betta fish. Then I was tired of the rainbow puke in my tank, went with something more natural. - 10g tank updates

So then after that tank, i wanted something bigger. There was a sale at petsmart for one of the 29g tall tanks. Came with lights and the whole works, figured i would try something planted. Well I learned a lot about light, algae and tiny little snail eggs all over my tank. I also learned that I don't like fluorite, as it is to bright. The tank was also hard to clean and it just wasn't something that I had time for, tore it down and now I have been waiting. - 29g about a week after planting.

Dollar a gallon sale at petco, picked up my dream tank of a 20g long. I was making more money now than at the time i started those two other tanks, and with tax season i figured its time to go all out. I want CO2, high lighting, iwagumi, HC carpet... I want the moon.

10000k Planted by BML (30 inch, 90 deg.) -
(also have to say the guys at BML are awesome, great customer service!)

Seiryu Stones -$_57.JPG

CO2 Regulator - GLA Atomic V3: (I just have to say that GLA is an amazing company who worked with me to provide outstanding customer service and I will 100% use them again just based on that)

CO2 Diffuser - GLA Atmoic -

CO2 Tank - Random Amazon - 5 lb CO2 Tank New Aluminum Cylinder CGA 320 Valve: Kitchen & Dining

Eco-Complete - CaribSea Eco-Complete 20-Pound Planted Aquarium, Black: Pet Supplies

Seachem Flourish Tabs - Seachem Flourish Tabs 40 Count: Pet Supplies

AquaClear 50 (maybe replaced in the future) - AquaClear 50 Power Filter - 110 V, UL Listed (Includes AquaClear 50 Carbon, AquaClear 50 Foam & AquaClear 50 BioMax: Pet Supplies

Also picked up some HC -

And maybe some DHG in the future.

I have attached some pictures of the rough setup.
(Dont mind the light, its just a temp.)

New 20 long setup -


Well thanks for taking a look! Please let me know if there is anything I could change around.

Also want to give a shout out to nilocg and his thread

Picked up some of his new ferts and dealing with him was awesome!
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