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FishForums.net September 2018 Tank of the Month!

Discussion in 'Fish Forums - Tank of the Month' started by dascrow, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. dascrow

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    FishForums.net is proud to announce the September 2018 Tank of the Month Contest!
    How do I enter?

    Post one photo or video in this thread along with a nice detailed write-up of your tank. The write up should include a good description of your tank, water parameters, tank maintenance procedures, feeding schedules, etc.

    * You must be the owner of the tank.
    * Video can be uploaded to youtube, and then a link to the video may be posted in this thread.
    * Only one photo will be allowed, so make it your best!
    * A description is required!

    The deadline for entries is September 20th, 2018 at 11:00 PM EST. The winner will be voted upon by FishForums.net Members.. Good luck everyone, and may the best Tank win!

    What do I win?

    The winner will receive a Tank of the Month badge and be featured on FishForums.net.

    Everyone is welcome to participate, so jump right in and enter today!

     
    #1 dascrow, Aug 23, 2018
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  2. dascrow

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    We are going to leave this contest open for 2 weeks. There is plenty of time to enter this month. Let's see some good photos/videos!
     
  3. Hollandthebetta

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    Is this a once a month contest?
     
  4. dascrow

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    Yes, we've been doing this every month this year! Unfortunately last month we didn't get any entries.
     
  5. dascrow

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    Bump for Monday!
     
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    Ok I'll get the ball rolling. Plant life not yet recovered from near blackout the last few months to keep temps below 30C

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    Tank: AquaOne AquaVogue 185
    Filters: Fluval 406, AquaOne Ocellaris 850
    Temp: 24C
    pH: 7.0
    GH: 8DH
    KH: 15DH
    Ferts: None
    CO2: None

    Source water filtered for nitrates (tap is 50ppm) and softened (tap is 16dGH).

    Bogwood, Mopani, Oak twigs.
    14 x Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi)
    15 x Glowlight Tetra (Hemigrammus erythrozonus)
    4 x Peppered Cory (Corydoras paleatus)
    4 x Sterbai Cory (Corydoras sterbai)
    6 x Dwarf Chain Loach (Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki)
    1 x Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp.)
    Amazon Frogbit (Limnobium laevigatum)
    Anubias barteri var. nana
    Java Fern (Microsorium pteropus)
    Java Moss (Vesicularia Dubyana)
    Various Echinodorus
    Tiger Lotus (Nymphea Zenkeri)
    Vallisneria spiralis

    Still a work in progress.
    Feed 5 days a week using NLS small pellets as staple with shrimp pellets, catfish pellets, algae wafers, frozen bloodworm or freeze dried tubiflex for variety - but not all at once. 1 x 60% water change per week.
     
    #6 seangee, Sep 10, 2018
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  7. NickAu

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    Sorry folks I only remodeled the tank about 3 weeks ago, Just wait till it grows in.
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    Tank Aqua One 65 2 foot
    Filter Aqua One Aquis 550
    Light Aqua One Fluro GrowT8 2x18w tubes( Sunlight )
    Heater Aquael 50w

    Plants

    Rotala
    Micro Swords
    Montecarlo
    Crypts

    Additives/Chemicals
    Easy life fluid filter media.
    Seachem Flourish comprehensive, 1/2 a milliliter a day.
    Seachem Root tabs.
    Aqua one tropical salts.

    Stock
    1 m 2 f Endlers, plus some babies.
    10 Bumble Bee Gobys.
    1 Mystery snail.
    5 Rams horns
    A bunch of shrimp
    a Bunch of Malaysian trumpet snails.

    Maintenance
    75% water change every week.

    More photos here
    http://www.fishforums.net/threads/bumblebee-goby.447851/page-3#post-3798425
     
    #7 NickAu, Sep 10, 2018
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    Great photos, keep 'em coming!
     
  9. NickAu

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    Please note
    I changed the photo of my tank to a better one I took today.
     
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    Just 2 days left!
     

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