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03-10-2013, 02:59 PM
Whoops! I see the mixup now ... I had written 20L to abbreviate "20 Gallon Long" tank ... not a 20 Liter tank. Smile. That's where we got crossed.
03-10-2013, 02:46 PM
I think 40 Litres = 10 gallons right? Twice that would be 20 gallons (I was thinking of a 20L tank). My thought was maybe 6+ tetras with another fish or two.
Does having a larger filter do...
03-10-2013, 03:24 AM
Right now I am leaning toward doing a smaller tank since it's my first one and I don't want to buy a stand - so, was thinking of a 20L tank I can put on my kitchen counter where I have some free...
03-08-2013, 09:05 PM
Just checked online and it reports water hardness at an average of 27ppm and a range of 19-36ppm and says it's "soft". Reports pH at 7.6 units average.
03-07-2013, 01:49 PM
A lot of great advice. Thanks. Appreciate the discussion.
I tested my tap water only once (and didn't let it sit 24 hours!) ... It came back around the mid 7s. I will try it again letting it sit...
03-07-2013, 02:55 AM
Thanks both for your suggestions - I will have to do some leg work then. Smile. I will be sure to create a journal once I get going. If anyone else has any good resources (books maybe?) let me...
03-06-2013, 09:51 PM
Hello - am new to the aquarium world and am fascinated by the biotope concept (in my mind, that means plants and fish that exist together in nature and are now living in a re-created looking habitat...
Thanks for both of your replies -- I appreciate having some less costly options for lighting.
As for cycling ... yea, I came to that party a little late. Sigh. After I setup my tank I went to a...
Hello everyone - first post here. I have a million different questions but I'll start with something simple.
My brother gave me his old ten gallon setup that was in the garage (100w...