Thread: DM's 29g tank
01-14-2015, 04:53 PM #1
DM's 29g tank
Well, I have the 29g up and running. My initial dose of ammonia was 5 days ago and it was dosed to 3 ppm. I tested for Trites the first time today and there is a slight purple color showing. Ammonia is around 2 ppm. All I have for filtration is an AC 50. I will be adding either a second AC 50 or my Eheim from the 20g. I still have to add the background as well.
I have been very hesitant to get this tank up and running given what happened to the 20g but I have decided to not let that fear stop me from striving for a healthy, enjoyable tank. This tank will be stocked with my favorite.. Lampeye killies and some type of pygmy Cory. I have used the same DW that was in the 20g. It was soaked in a mild bleach solution.. twice and then sat in water dosed with prime for the past two months. Hopefully I have not made a mistake using it.DM's 20g high - journal
01-14-2015, 04:56 PM #2
Forgot a pic. Sorry about the reflection but you get the gist. As you can see, I went with a black sand substrate. My daughter advised me that the Lampeye would stand out more with it.. Lol.DM's 20g high - journal
01-14-2015, 05:02 PM #3
It's great to see the tank up and running and your daughters right, the dark substrate will bring out the color in the Lampeyes even more :)Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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01-14-2015, 05:38 PM #9
Congratulations on getting the tank up and running. It will look stunning with the lampeves in it. we looked at them on sat in Houston and i still like them. they look really good in a dark sub strait tank with dark background.Fishes go "pook pook"
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01-14-2015, 05:58 PM #10
Thanks Chris.. I'm pretty excited too!DM's 20g high - journal