Hi all, I recently moved to Vancouver and in the process downsized from this 65 Gal...
...to a 2 Gal. It didn't quite fill the tank itch and I'd always been intrigued by the Fluval Edge tanks, so I brought this home from Noah's Pet Ark:
Before selling the 65 Gal, I pulled out some of my fav invincible plants and threw them in a bucket knowing it would only be a matter of time before I would set up a new tank. The C. Parva and Flame Sword sat in that bucket in the corner of my kitchen for 3 months waiting for a purpose. Waiting until:
Breaking them up like that will mean some serious melt in the coming weeks! I'm hoping they'll bounce back by Oct. Here's an action shot:
The Crypts and Sword originally came from AquaFlora years ago (Thanks again Tim!). For substrate, I'm trying out the new ADA aquasoil, which I picked up at Aquariums West (Thanks for all the help Joseph!). While I was at Aquariums West I also bought that hunk of lava rock in the above photo. It's sawed flat at the back, and the Flame Sword is planted in a hole in the middle of it. Should make for a cool centrepiece as long as the Parva stays short enough. I'm a bit worried they'll start reaching for the top since the Edge LEDs are very weak! The access hole on the Edge made the whole process awkward, but with a stolen bit of creativity filling was a breeze: