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Freshwater from lutz

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Active within 1674 Days

Name: Work in progress...

Size/Category 37-Gallon Freshwater

Type: Glass

Shape: Standard

List of Fish:
1 - Bala Shark
1 - Balloon Molly
1 - Neon Blue Gourami

Lighting: 30 PS-F

Filtration: Penguin Power filter 200. Takes a C filter cartige

Invertebrates: None

Other Accessories: 1 Small Pine plant, 1 small leafy plant, 1 medium pine plant, 1 medium leafy plant, Broken handpainted vase, Tree stump, Extra large red and green plant, fake shark

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06/01/2011 12:00.46 PM
Hi
Here is votes for your cool tanks. Have a nice weekend.

Come visit me, oceanview & Oceanview2.

03/20/2010 06:31.22 AM Report This Comment
Hi
Left some votes for you.

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02/07/2010 07:47.12 AM Report This Comment
Hi
We got some balas from Walmart a while back but they got ich right away and died. Then I found out how big they got, yikes. But my goldfish are just as big I guess. Left a vote and take care.

Come visit me, oceanview & Oceanview2.

01/14/2010 09:32.15 AM Report This Comment
Hi
Here is some votes for both you nice tanks. How big is the bala shark?

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01/11/2010 09:20.57 AM Report This Comment
Mickey Mouse Platys
They're like 2 inches, the biggest two. And i have a couple smaller ones and two babies (3/4 inch).

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01/09/2010 09:01.50 AM Report This Comment
Regarding loached
The Loaches I had in the Hillstream tank are a colder water verity and don't do well in tropical tanks. I also would say they a rough gravel sub straight may harm any loaches because they have whisker like things around their mouth the will get cut up by the gravel. You might want to try fresh water shrimp like cherry reds or event ghost shrimp I would try the a ghost shrimp first to make sure it will not just end up as lunch for your fish since they are rather inexpensive. Another option is snails but they can become problematic with population and some will eat plants. I have Malaysian Trumpet snails in most of my tanks and they don’t eat live plants they will also turn up and aerate the gravel. I would recommend at least 1-2” of sand/gravel in a tan or brown colour of you don’t want these guys to show up as much. Just be sure you really want snails in your tank because once you have them you may not be able to easily get rid of them (also watch the live plants you add as they will hitch a ride on them to your tank).

Come visit me, Old Hillstream Loach Tank, Planted Community Tank & Old Apisto Tank.

01/07/2010 09:07.06 PM Report This Comment
Keeping Live Plants
Replying to you inquiry to live plants:

In my tank I have a 1" layer of clay kitty litter, then a 1" layer of Standard peat moss, topped with 2-3" layer of a fine gravel / coarse sand mix that I got from the local gravel supplier (they called it filter sand and it is used in septic beds). I have been known to add Jobbs palm and fern fertilizer sticks occasionally but I don’t add any liquid fertilizers. I do have a 2 lamp 24" florescent overdriven fixture running a Sylvania plant and aquarium bulb and a Philips daylight delux (6500k) bulb. I the plant are doing well enough for me as I don't care to invest hundreds of dollars on Co2 and better lighting. The plant in my tank are rather easy spices as well just Vals, Hygro, Java Fern , Anubius, Java Moss, and Amazon Swords.

Come visit me, Old Hillstream Loach Tank, Planted Community Tank & Old Apisto Tank.

01/07/2010 08:37.19 PM Report This Comment
Oh, I see. Coolness. I have one artificial plant in my tank and a few floating live ones. I'd like to get some more live ones because they look so cool! The only problem is they come apart and get stuck in the intake of the filter...and the fact that real plants die. lol...

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01/07/2010 05:27.53 AM Report This Comment
Welcome!
Nice looking tank!

Come visit me, Fish Friend (Fresh 40), Fish Friend (Salt 55), Fish Friend (Fresh 29) & Fish Friend (Fresh 35).

01/06/2010 04:00.09 PM Report This Comment
Cool! Thanks for the vote. Left one for you too. What's a pine plant? Can you find them in most pet stores like PetSmart? I want to get some now! :)

Come visit me, Amateur Fishkeeper.

01/06/2010 01:44.21 PM Report This Comment
Hey!!
Thanks for dropping by!!! Barbs are Great!! One of the easiest fish species, to take csre of. I hope you have a GREAT time on FC. Take Care MY FRIEND!!!

Come visit me, The Auglaize river, The Maumee river, The Little Auglaize river & The Ottawa river.

01/05/2010 06:19.07 PM Report This Comment
Im getting more fish
On Wend. or Thursday. Ive been waiting for this water to clean up and get in a natural state for 2 weeks! Now its almost time... Im planning on getting 1 more Neon Blue dwarf Gourami, A yoyo loach, And 2 other fish maybe 5 if i get Minnows, tetras, and/or Danios :D Now im gonna get some close ups of my gourami and Balloon Molly

Come visit me, All alone & Work in progress....

01/05/2010 09:37.47 AM Report This Comment
GREAT JOB!!!
This setup. Looks AWESOME!!!!

Come visit me, The Auglaize river, The Maumee river, The Little Auglaize river & The Ottawa river.

01/04/2010 06:03.07 PM Report This Comment

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