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coachfraley
02-03-2009, 09:28 PM
Well, here is my 10g work setup. I "cycled" the filter at my LFS, so I was able to get the tank up VERY fast. I was going to go with a tetra tank, but I found a panda garra at my LFS, so I decided to go with more of an asian theme. I am glad I did, because the rasboras are really cool.

Equipment:
10g AGA
AC30 with stock media
2x18watt T5HO lighting (10,000k, actinic)
Visatherm 50watt heater

Livestock:
8 H. Rasboras
2 Peppered Corys
1 Panda Garra

Plants:
2 swords
1 anubia

http://www.cshm.org/images/fraley/pandagarra.jpg

http://www.cshm.org/images/fraley/cory1.jpg

http://www.cshm.org/images/fraley/10gfts1.jpg

AABatteries
02-03-2009, 09:34 PM
Looks great. I would get one or two more corries if I were you btw.

Sharkman
02-03-2009, 09:36 PM
looks like a great setup. Yes cories like to ge in groups of 5-6 minimum, but i think more fish in that setup is going to be pushing it big time. But just my opinion.

Wild Turkey
02-03-2009, 09:48 PM
looks like a great setup. Yes cories like to ge in groups of 5-6 minimum, but i think more fish in that setup is going to be pushing it big time. But just my opinion.

Agreed 100%. You created some small stocking problems, but the bigger problem is you are already out of room, so you cant really fix them easily. Peppered cories get up to 4" and i really would say they need the footprint of a 20long+
Info on the panda gaara is all over the place, but i havent seen any profiles with 10gal recommended either.. most seem to recommend 29g. Maybe you should look into a big tank for bottom feeders?

In spite of the minor stocking problems, the tank looks excellent, its going to be breathtaking when it grows in a bit.

coachfraley
02-03-2009, 10:14 PM
Yes...I messed up on the cories.

I got those guys first, when I probably shouldn't have gotten them at all. I think I am going to take them back. I assume that the garra will handle all of the cleanup work if I don't have the cories?

Rue
02-03-2009, 10:21 PM
I'm not familiar with the garra...but from the bit I just read, can't see why not. The only problem is he'll need more room at some point.

Regardless...it looks great!!!

Brookfish
02-03-2009, 10:24 PM
That's a great little set up, nice job!!

coachfraley
02-04-2009, 05:20 AM
Thanks for the compliments!!!

Sharon
02-04-2009, 11:47 AM
It looks great!thumbs2:

fishlover49
02-04-2009, 01:35 PM
Very nice!! thumbs2: