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Tangy Tranquility - 20L Topfin 'Planted' Tanganyika Tank

Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:28 pm

It's been forever since I've posted a pic of one of my tanks. So, here are some recent pics of my Shelldweller tank. This tank is proves the impossible possible. I'm getting nice healthy growth with 0.75WPG, I'm growing plants with African Cichlids, and I'm growing rooted plants with Stappersii, which by all accounts is a 2" bulldozer. Oh, and gotta love the fertilization regime. See below for details. Thanks for looking - I hope you like it!

Specs:
20L Topfin Tank w/Black Silicone
Marineland-knockoff HOB Filter
200w Stealth Heater
Lighting: 15w T-8 Florescent
Background: Blue Plastic w/Vaseline
Substrate: Oolitic Aragonite
Hardscape: 40x Escargot Shells, 5x Sandstone Rocks

Inhabitants:
6x 'Lamprologus' stappersii
1x Panaque maccus (Clown Pleco)
?x Ramshorn Snails

Plants:
Hygrophila difformis
Anubias coffeefolia
Egeria najas
Vallisneria spiralis

Fertilization Regime:
Nada

Pics:

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Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:35 pm

Nice stapp.!

Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:45 pm

very coll wish there was more :P

Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:46 pm

I love it!! iS there any more fish youll be adding?

Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:04 am

Thx guys/gals.

F8LBITEva wrote:I love it!! iS there any more fish youll be adding?


No plans to add anymore fish, except Stappersii babies if/when that happens.

Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:58 pm

Cool shellie tank, great pics of your fish too. :thumb:
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