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In this section I would like to profile YOUR tanks!. Please send me your photos with a brief description of the animals and plants as well as any other information you feel is relevant. Include your web site and Email as I will post them with your photos as a link, if you request it. Freshwater or saltwater tanks will be accepted.

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Owner: Zak
Tank size:35 gallon, new 55 gallon
Fish in the tank:
I have a thirty five gallon tank. With five Aponogeton (I think thats it).
  • 3 upside down catfish
  • 1 chocalate raphael (talking) catfish
  • 4 neon tetras
  • 2 cardinal tetras
  • 3 bloodfin tetras
  • 6 black neon tetras
  • 3 serpae tetras
  • 1 peppered cory
  • 2 three line corys
  • 2 arched corys
  • 4 kuhli loaches
  • 1 unknown Geophagus
  • 2 purple longfin danios
  • 2 leopard longfin danios
  • 3 rosy barbs 1 tiger barb (the others died )
  • The plants are:
  • 1 large amazon sword
  • 1 small amazon sword
  • 1 large clump of dwarf hairgrass
  • 1 small clump of dwarf hairgrass
  • 4 hybrid apanongeton
  • 1 real apanongeton.

I have also added one of those homemade co2 contraptions. A piece of drift wood and a rock cave. I plan on adding more plants and moving some of the fish into other tanks.





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New 55 gallon below
Its a three month old fifty five gallon filtered by a magnum 220 canister and a magnum 220 h.o.t. There is no live plants just lots of driftwood. Its lit with two fifteen watt strips. I keep the lighting low as this is primarily a catfish setup. I feed them shrimp pellets,flakes,goldfish,white clouds,bloodworms,earth worms,potato,crickets,and sometimes brineshrimp. The inhabitants are: 2 pictus at three and four inches, 1 striped Raphael or striped talking catfish at two or three inches, 1 chocolate Raphael at about four or five inches, 1 rusty plec at six inches, 1 sailfin or gibbi plec at about four inches, 1 regular plec or hypostomus plecostomus at about four inches, 2 African upside down cats or synodontis nigriventris at about two or three inches, 2 pimelodella gracillus at about two and four inches, 1 synodontis eupterus or featherfin syno at about one inch, 1 african butterfly fish or pantadon at about three or four inches, 1 geophagus (not sure of the full name) at about three and half or four inches, 1 pike cichlid at about three inches, 5 diamond tetras all about two inches, and finally 1 clown pleco at about two inches. substrate: gravel collected from a local river its soon to be sand though. Decor: wood wood and more wood soon to be even more once I change the substrate. The tank temp stay constant at about 78 degrees f. I do water changes twice a month at fifty percent each time. Im a catfish nut so if any one has any question or anything be sure to let me know.