NCaquatics - May 2020 Tank of the Month Winner! (30 gallons and larger)

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@PheonixKingZ You have to enter to win. I, along with other members, have offered suggestions but you never do any of them. You need more than anacharis. Driftwood, river rocks, variety of plants. I realize you have a limited budget. Buy one plant at a time. Driftwood and river rocks are free. Just test them first. :)
Congrats ! What is the next requirements for tank of the month ?
The TOTM upcoming contests are:
June 1st...tanks sized at 16 US gallons and smaller
July 1st ....tanks sized at 17 US gallons to up to 29 US gallons
August 1st....tanks sized at 30 US gallons and larger..

In mid June we will run our fish of the month contest...most likely we will be featuring tetras for June

Meanwhile, please vote in our Pet of the Month contest...just click on banner at top of forums, review the entries, and cast your vote in the poll at the top of the thread.
We have a winner in
May 2020
Tank of the Month Contest

We had 9 nice tanks entered in this month's TOTM contest featuring tanks sized at 30 US gallons or bigger. But only one could win...

And the winner is.......................:band:

Let's all congratulate her
Here NC aquatics' tank and its description

*new scape updated, one filter broke down thanks to salvinia getting into the motor. Changed up some plants.

Phew, day and night make totally different looks for photos. Second photo validating my entry, terrible glare thanks to bright livingroom.

Okay, so my tank is a 46 gallon bowfront, planted community.
Parameters are 0ppm ammonia, 0ppm nitrite, 20 ppm nitrate, pH 7.5.

Fish: Neon tetras, black neon tetras, platies, dwarf gourami, farlowella twig cats, corydoras aeneus, corydoras weitzmani, corydoras ambiacus, pangio loaches (seminica, oblonga, superba, and doriae).

Inverts: Bamboo shrimp, nerite snail, ramshorn snails, bladder snails.

Plants: Amazon swords, crypts, java fern, salvinia, anacharis

Filtration: Aquaclear 70, Aquaclear 50.

Heater: Eheim Jager 150w set to 76F

Water changes 25% weekly, 50% monthly.

Feeding: Omega One flakes, algae wafers, Wardley Shrimp Pellets, Bug Bites, frozen mysis/brine shrimp, steamed veggies.

Fertilizer: Seachem Flourish 1x week day after water change, API Root Tabs for the swords and crypts as needed.

Dechlorinator: Seachem Prime.

Lighting: Aqueon Full Spectrum T8 Bulb, AquaGlo T8 Bulb.

Wonderful-looking tank - and I'm thrilled for you.

I have only joined VERY recently, so didn't have the opportunity to see the other entries, but I'll bet there was some stiff competition, too. Very well done.
I've just scrolled down and seen the other entries - there was indeed a high standard. You are the best of a very good bunch.

(And Salty&Onion - I loved your tank. It's the sort I feel I would do myself - simple clean lines and nice healthy fish. You are too hard on yourself.)

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