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  1. #1

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    Default Looking for 55 Gallon Aquascaping Inspiration


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    As the title says... I am looking for inspiration on aquascaping a 55 Gallon aquarium.

    My long time Goldie died and I am going to replace him with several small tetra species and I am looking for aquascaping inspiration. The Goldie had plastic plants due to his ability to eat everything I ever put in his tank and I want to use real plants. EASY plants. Also looking for some guidance on how deep to make my substrate. I am probably going to go with organic dirt topped with black sand for the substrate. (It currently has about 2 inches of black sand which I will remove, add dirt, add plants, replace some of the sand and then add fish.

    Photos MUCH appreciated! Thanks!
    It's my kids fault I am hooked on this hobby... It all started with a Desktop 5 Gallon Father's Day Gift!

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    For rooted plants, have a substrate at least 1 1/2" deep, 2" or a little more even better
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