An Aqua LCD heater Pro 300W is used on this tank. 25% water changes are performed weekly, with reverse osmosis water that has been re-mineralised using a re-mineral tropic, available from TMC. An AquaManta EFX 300 is used on this aquarium with the filter being maintained and cleaned, carbon changes occur every 8-12 weeks.
The decor in this tank consists of 4 10Ltr Columbo Flora Base Pro substrate and a large piece of bogwood. Eleocharis Acicularis, Lobelia Cardinalis Dwarf, Cryopcoryne Wendtii Green, Ludwigia Palustris Red, Hygophila Corymbosa Thailand, Hygophila Rosae Australis, Pogostemon Helferi, Anubias Nana Mini are used to AquaScape the tank. The following livestock calls this eA aquarium home: Cardinal Tetras, False Julii Corydoras, Apistogramma Agassizii, Diamond Koi Angelfish, Peacock Gudgeon, Octocinclus Catfish, Leopard Blue Angelfish, Zebra Angelfish, Marbled Angelfish and Adonis Pleco.
This month we introduce a new feature from our resident fish geek Tappers, mostly to stop him ranting about things in the office. This month he shares his thoughts on the trends and fashions that have come and gone, fuelled by the quest for less natural beauty in what’s already an amazing and diverse group of animals.
So, here we are again – the robins are briefed and ready, the mistletoe is looking nervous and the stores are bracing themselves to explain to last minute gift shoppers that fish can’t be gifted in a brand new aquarium purchased the previous day. Here are our top fishkeeping tips for indoors and out for December.