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Description
My low tech tank, set up in mid August '12. Fully stocked now. I tend to dose it with Seachem Excel, Flourish and Trace bi-weekly.
Particulars
Dimensions 37.8 x 19.7 x 19.7 inches
Energy Consumption 90 Watts
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Water Quality
(last 30 days)


Lots of activity in the tank - and my plants have been growing really nicely too.
Lots of activity in the tank - and my plants ha...
07 Aug 13
Re-scaped!
Re-scaped!
09 Jul 13
After a good clean - the Christmas Moss just wants to keep on growing.
After a good clean - the Christmas Moss just wa...
29 Jan 13
Rescaped the tank. I have moved a lot of the Christmas Moss to the back left, to encourage breeding of my Cory's, CPDs and Yellow Rams. I shifted the twisted val to the back right, where I hope to grow it long enough to float along the back.
Rescaped the tank. I have moved a lot of the Ch...
06 Jan 13
A closeup of one of my Red Cherry Shrimp.
A closeup of one of my Red Cherry Shrimp.
06 Jan 13
The christmas moss has grown heaps, and in addition the mini vietnam is starting to grow (back left).
The christmas moss has grown heaps, and in addi...
25 Dec 12
Hyphessobrycon Bentosi (Ornate White Tip Tetra). These fish are just wonderful, quite active in the tank and the perfect community tank mate. Not at all agressive and they just play by themselves.
Hyphessobrycon Bentosi (Ornate White Tip Tetra)...
25 Dec 12
One of my many RCS's cruising around. There are too many to count now, they just keep breeding. At a guess I'd have at least 20 in the tank.
One of my many RCS's cruising around. There are...
23 Dec 12
My Red Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda) up close and personal. These things appear to be breeding really well in the tank. They do tend to keep to themselves given the Rams and Tetra's, however on occasion I have seen them swim around the tank as well.
My Red Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda) u...
23 Dec 12
One of my male celestial pearl danio's. They're super fast and very hard to take a clear photo of!
One of my male celestial pearl danio's. They're...
23 Dec 12
Yellow Ram (mikrogeophagus ramirezi) - female in foreground, male in background.
Yellow Ram (mikrogeophagus ramirezi) - female i...
23 Dec 12
2 months in - 11 bentosi tetra's, 4 celestial pearl danios, 2 yellow rams, 2 endlers livebearers and 1 bristlenose catfish
2 months in - 11 bentosi tetra's, 4 celestial p...
22 Sep 12
The tank just getting established.
The tank just getting established.
22 Sep 12

22 Sep 12

22 Sep 12

22 Sep 12
Day 1, awaiting water!
Day 1, awaiting water!
09 Aug 12
Day 1, awaiting water!
Day 1, awaiting water!
09 Aug 12
Day 1, awaiting water!
Day 1, awaiting water!
09 Aug 12
Day 1, awaiting water!
Day 1, awaiting water!
09 Aug 12






























Common Name Taxonomy (Scientific Name) Birth Date Quantity Image Comments
Julii Cory Corydoras Julii 5 Awesome fish, they keep breeding too. Now trying to ensure more of their fry can hide from their tank mates and survive! Awesome fish, they keep breeding too. Now trying to ensure more of their fry can hide from their tank mates and survive!
Red Cherry Shrimp Neocaridina heteropoda Jul '12 20 They just keep breeding and breeding! They just keep breeding and breeding!
Endler's Livebearer Poecilia wingei Oct '11 1 male male
Gold Ram Mikrogeophagus ramirezi Apr '12 2 Male and female Male and female
Bristlenose catfish Ancistrus Nov '11 1 Ancistrus-sp-1-
White tip tetra Hyphessobrycon bentosi Nov '11 10 White-fin-rosy-tetra-97
Celestial Pearl Danios Danio margaritatus Jan '12 7 Danio_celestialpearl1 Very hard to come by in the shops, glad I finally tracked them down!















Date Added Common Name Scientific Name (Taxonomy) Type Image Comments
July '12 Limnophilia "mini Vietnam" Plant Icon_grass Mid ground, next to rocks etc
July '12 Asian ambulia Limnophila sessiliflora Plant Icon_grass Background
July '12 Vallisneria Plant Icon_grass Background
July '12 Limnophila aromatica Plant Icon_grass Background
July '12 Anubias nana Plant Icon_grass Mid ground
July '12 Assorted Crypts Cryptocoryne wendtii Plant Icon_grass Mid ground















Date Added Type Brand Model Energy Usage (Watts) % Time On Image Comments
Jul 05, 2012 Heater Fluval 300 10 Equipment_icon
Jul 02, 2012 Filter Eheim 2217 20 100 Equipment_icon
Jul 02, 2012 Lighting Hagen T5HO Glo 100 40 Equipment_icon 2 tubes















Date Recorded Partial Water Change (%) pH Ammonia NitrIte NitrAte Temperature (F) Phosphates Calcium GH (general hardness) KH (carbonate hardness) Comments
24 Nov (Sun) 50.0
04 Nov (Mon) 50.0
26 Oct (Sat) 50.0
09 Oct (Wed) 50.0
17 Aug (Sat) 50.0
04 Aug (Sun) 50.0
07 Jul (Sun) 50.0
30 Jun (Sun) 50.0
23 Jun (Sun) 50.0
16 Jun (Sun) 50.0
09 Jun (Sun) 50.0
02 Jun (Sun) 50.0
26 May (Sun) 50.0
19 May (Sun) 50.0
12 May (Sun) 50.0
17 Mar (Sun) 50.0
10 Mar (Sun) 50.0
23 Feb (Sat) 50.0
09 Feb (Sat) 50.0
03 Feb (Sun) 50.0
28 Jan (Mon) 40.0
06 Jan (Sun) 15.0
04 Jan (Fri) 50.0
22 Dec (Sat) 50.0
16 Dec (Sun) 50.0 79.0
02 Dec (Sun) 50.0
25 Nov (Sun) 50.0
17 Nov (Sat) 50.0
10 Nov (Sat) 50.0
03 Nov (Sat) 35.0
27 Oct (Sat) 50.0 Double doses of excel, flourish and trace, cleaned filter.
17 Oct (Wed) 60.0
06 Oct (Sat) 60.0 Double doses of excel, flourish and trace, cleaned filter.
03 Oct (Wed) Added excel, flourish and trace
30 Sep (Sun) 55.0 Excel, flourish and trace added
23 Sep (Sun) 50.0 Added excel, flourish and trace
21 Sep (Fri) Added excel
19 Sep (Wed) Flourish, excel and trace added
18 Sep (Tue) Excel added
16 Sep (Sun) 40.0 Flourish, excel and trace added.
14 Sep (Fri) Added excel
12 Sep (Wed) Added excel, flourish and trace
10 Sep (Mon) Added excel
08 Sep (Sat) Added excel, flourish and trace
04 Sep (Tue) Added Excel - double dosing to try and hold back algae growth
02 Sep (Sun) 35.0 Trying to remove hair alae, added double dose of excel, regular doses of flourish and trace.
30 Aug (Thu) Added excel, flourish and trace
28 Aug (Tue) Added Flourish Excel
26 Aug (Sun) Added flourish and flourish trace.
25 Aug (Sat) Added flourish excel