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My 5gal & new 55gal freshwater tank :)

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    Default My 5gal & new 55gal freshwater tank :)

    welcome to my tank journal

    my 55gal tank one of my old friends sold me his 55gal freshwater tank for $10 i think that was a grate deal on my part three and a half months ago before he moved to calgary so i have only had it up & running now for about 3months as i had to buy all the filters & stuff for it i also got a few guppys to do a fish cycal as i read that was a good way to get it all up & go i added gravel & some sand to it with a few live plants with plant tabs to make them happy all are growing nicely bright green in color as for the 11 guppys there now looking for a new home if any one want them let me know
    i have2 assason snail 10 neons 3 Emraled corycats and just added today 5 blue rams i got today Aug 30th from charles im so happy with them there so cute . i still want to add more fish & plants to the tank just not sure yet what kinds i do know i want a sword plant just not sure where to get it as my LPS does not have any
    in my 55 tank i want to change out the gravel for somthing eles so if any one know what is a good substrat for plants please let me know
    i will try to get pics of my fish in the tank

    here is a few pics of my 55gal

    how the tank looked before i changed it all
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    My little 26gal bowfrount tank is home to 20-25 chreey shrimp shrimp tank & 3 jili corycats i moved from my 55gal to help clean Not sure if thats good or not
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    Have you considered Eco-Complete as a substrate for your 55?

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    @little_lady i will look in to the eco-complete & ty for the suggestion on it

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    Looking good!
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    hi everyone so i changed my 55gal tank up a bit i emptyed it then added miracle grow organic potting soil my old gravel over that then white sand by National Geographic replanted my live plants i had & cut a few of them back so they would grow more added my fish {they are not a happy bunch right now lol
    i do have a sweet looking pice of apple wood that i need to soak before i can add it to the tank the tank is couldy right now i think it will look good ones i have finished adding all the driftwoods that im soaking into the tank
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    i changed the 55gal up a bit added a lot more plants & fish to it here is a video of it so far i changed the filter on it to a fluval 406 i find its a lot quiter now & has a lot more water flow in the tank

 

 


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