So I am planning to completely rescape my 54 litre (60cm x 30cm x 30cm) low-tech, lightly planted tank to something better.
Substrate : Tropica Subtrat topped/capped with gravel
Filter : Fluval 106 cannister and Eheim Pickup (used this only temporarily)
Day 1 in the Big Aquascape House
Our first go at an aquascape. I've really enjoyed it and I am keen to do another, but I am not taking this one apart!
ADA 90p (wish it was 90p)
Twinstar V2 S Series 900
Oase Biomaster Thermo 600
Co2 Art PRO-SE Series. Dual Stage...
After planning a large 4x2x2 planted tank with sump system I have now had a change of mind. I’m going to have multiple smaller planted tanks instead! :D
This has also meant that I can setup the first one straight away. I have already started ordering everything with a couple of things arriving...
And so it begins again...
After another visit to @Aquarium Gardens today i have purchased a new AG 45cm that will become first and foremost a scape but also a dedicated Caridina tank.
I think i have everything i need to start, minus the plants, so i will start to work on the hard scape this...
First journal from a new member so please be nice!
Ok so where to start...
I have kept tropical fish for 5/6 years now, and my pride and joy at the moment is my Fluval Roma 125L that has been running for 3 years pretty successfully, but with the focus on the fish. I have...
550L Planted aquarium build
We have recently just set up a planted aquarium for our client in London. The client was looking for a heavily planted double island style aquascape in their living space. Any feedback is appreciated (good or bad)!!
Tank: 550L or...
For my birthday I was lucky enough to receive an ADA 60f and the kit to go along with it. I'll be putting a lot of my savings into this project too.
I've been waiting quite a while to set this up, but I had to get my trial exams out the way before I could get going.
I made a visit to Aquarium...
I am newly returning to fish keeping after I would guess a twenty year gap. Its surprising both how much has changed and at the same time how much remains the same. I am in the process of setting up a 57L Fluval Flex. Change no.1: I don't believe this style of tank existed twenty years ago...
You can see the original journal here >
And it has begun...
So my former tank ended like this
I finally got my bits and bobs together and set about correcting it.
First, remove plants and shrimp:
Now clean it up, and wash your gravel:
Hardscape in 5 mins (literally):
Hello guys! So I want to share my journey to the hobby about my first planted tank. At the moment, I am waiting for the delivery of my aquarium items. How I came about the things I purchase boils to the issue of space. I live in Hong Kong and as you know, flats and rooms here are practically...
Tank - ADA 60P
Stand - Reinforced IKEA Besta
CO2 - DIY set-up with 2kg fire extinguisher. Inline diffuser.
Heater - Hydor Inline 300w
Filter - Tetra EX1200 Plus
Lights - 24" Current USA Satellite Plus Pro 30W LED
Substrate - 9 Litres Tropica Powder with a thin layer of Tropica plant growth...
So, after playing around with my little 55ltr cube over the last 6 months, I've managed to get my hands on a second hand Rio 180. I did the move last week with a fair amount of ease and just thought I'd start a little thread going to document the tanks progression over the next few months as it...
6 Months after taking down my first scape we're finally settled in our new house, so it's time to start again. This is a bit of a blank canvas, built with only a vague idea in my head, we'll see how we go with it!
Tank - ADA 60P
Stand - DIY ADA-ish style
CO2 - DIY set-up with 2kg fire...
Cheers guys, i am not posted journals a while ago, as things keeps me very busy, but since we're moving out of the crazy season it's time for sharing and caring again :)
I though i share my last tank which i built at home. Running a business is not easy and most of the guys who is involved...
Thought I would write a little journey on my first attempt on a 'low tech' aquascape.
I tried to post this in journals section, but I couldn't.
So, I have a Juwel Rio 180, internal filter with uprated pump, 1000lph and 2 x 45w T5 bulbs.
This used is what it looked like yesterday...
Here's my ADA Mini M which i recently re-scaped for Tropica. Its not a big and detailed scape but I had some nice black lava I wanted to use and wanted a nice contrasty setup to go next to the TV :)
I cut some of the lava with a Stihl Saw to get it flat against the glass where I wanted it...
Hi, a few pictures of the progress on my 60L from Day 1 to day 45. I havn't thought of a name for it yet...I think I was meant to think of a name before setting it up! Any suggestions?
Tank: Clearseal 60L - length 60cm
Lighting: All Pond Solutions Tropical T5 24w Tank...
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