Dimensions 183 × 46 × 46 cm
Title Easy Does It
Background Black paper
Lighting (4) 25 watt NO T8 6700K, 100 watts total
Filtration Small internal powerhead with open cell sponge attached to a 5 foot spraybar along the back of the tank.
Plants Vesiclaria dubyana, Microsorium pteropus Windelov, Cryptocoryne crispatula Balansae, Cryptocoryne wendii Red and Brown, Anubias barteri Nana, Aunbias barteri Coffeefolia, Marsilea, Nymphaea lotus Red.
Animals Pseudomugil Gertrudae, Iriatheria werneri, Caridina Japonica.
Materials Contains branchy driftwood covered in java moss. Substrate is Diamond Pro baseball infield conditioner.
Additional Information Well established tank that requires very little maintenance. Setup three years ago. CO2 added via DIY pop bottle with an airstone. KNO3 added as needed. Weekly water changes using tap water provides necessary traces. Recent water parameters are KH=15, gH=22, NO3=12, P=.8, Fe=.5.
I was trying to create a nice display for a long tank with low light/power levels using corresponding plant species. This results in a stable and viable aquatic garden that beginners can accomplish using minimal resources and upkeep.