The Tranquility Effect...

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  1. hviviers75

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    Hi my fellow fish keepers, so yes I am back after over 2 years out of the hobby.
    Lots changes in my life and I am back with a lower tech setup. Me and my wife are really excited about our Tank, getting some angels on the weekend and more plants.

    It is a 4 foot tank with braces and sliders etc.
    Added a nice dark blue background
    I use PFS for substrate
    1 x 150w heater
    1 x 200w heater each of them on opposite sides of the tank for better heat movement
    Currently running the following filters
    1 x 350 Liter Eheim Internal filter
    1 x 500 Liter Eheim Internal filter I will be modding them this weekend eheim filter sponge at the bottom then
    some Seachem Matrix then sponge again and then some filter floss then sponge again, this method has been working nicely for me in the past.

    Fishes are a nice vairety of tetras and some mini dwarf neons, will still add the proper names of all the fishes.

    Running 1 x T8 tube currently and only 2 x Amazon Swords will be getting more plants on the weekend wont have more then 5 or 6 species in this tank.

    This is what it looked like at the beginning
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    And this is what it looks like currently after adding some nice wood and rocks.
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    Love the tank - very stylish looking with the cabinet and hood.
     
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    Understated elegance is always a winner.
     
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    Welcome back, Fishkeeping can be addictive.
     
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    Very nice look! What light do you have in there? It looks very purple, but makes colours pop nicely.
    The Amazon swords are root feeders and will probably need some root tabs or pfp for long term growth.
     
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    Thanks no it does not look purple in real life. It is a flow glo tube t8 got it with the tank. Yes I grew them huge in the puntius effect will get some root tabs or if someone can give me some osmocote for them.


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    Thanks bud yeah for sure.


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    Thanks bud really learnt over the years.


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    Glad everyone are liking my new setup


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    Looks very good. I agree with the "tranquil" side
     
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    Hi and welcome back, tank is looking very nice
    Had a look at your puntius effect thread, that was stunning!
     
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    Thanks yeah that was the BOMB!!!!
     
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    245 Liters of Tranquality

    Update time added more awesome fish [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][IMG[​IMG]

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    Nice, hope all's peaceful
     
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    Thanks bud yes only calmness and peacefulness. Thanks again for the stunning angels love them


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    My happy fishes playing in a huge group.


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    [​IMG] Painted my cabinet a nice redwood looking sweet.


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    Added some more fish looking even more tranquil with the added fishes.

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    Painted my cabinet a nice redwood color looking much better then before
    Before painting
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    Afterwards
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    What fish have you added?
    The darker finish does look good.
     
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