My 56g

Discussion in 'The Planted Tank' started by 1.0reef, Jul 31, 2013.

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  1. SeminoleB

    SeminoleB Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Nice!
    The more I see planted tanks, the more I am getting intrigued. I love the movement and colors of my SW tank, but I am finding that I love the simple serenity to planted tanks.
    Are they as demanding to take care of compared to reef tanks?
     
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  3. 1.0reef

    1.0reef Giant Squid

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    Nope, except for high tech tanks, lower tech tanks are very easy to keep and are usually cheap.
     
  4. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I can't imagine any other type of tank being more trouble to maintain than a reef tank :) Nice job and your tank looks really lice 1.0. I'm still blown away at how young you are!
     
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    1.0reef Giant Squid

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    Wow i haven't updated in a while! I'll get a pic tomorrow, the tank is now a sword dominated tank, I'll update the first post to!
    On the bad side of news I have to move the tank in a few days because our landlord is kicking us out. Lame.
     
  6. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I'm so sorry to hear that 1.0. I just reread my post going through this and obviously I meant nice tank not lice tank :)

    Do you already have another place to go?
     
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    1.0reef Giant Squid

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    Yes, luckily for me it's like 15 minutes away from our new house, in the town where the house I lived in before that is lol
    Downside we have to move the tank down almost 30 feet of stairs! :eek:
     
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    1.0reef Giant Squid

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    Update: I had some deaths due to stress, all smaller fish.... I have planned to change this tank into a Discus aquarium with this stocking list or similar:
    2 Red Scribblet Stendker Discus
    11 RummyNose or Cardinal Tetras
    3-5 Three Stripe Cories
    5 Small Hatchetfish or Threadfin Rainbows
    .... :( and :) In a way....
    Pics will come soon, just finished the new scape, water is still cloudy.