My 55g Tropical FW Aquarium

Discussion in 'Freshwater Videos' started by salmonfly, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. salmonfly

    salmonfly New Member Member

  2. steed1172

    steed1172 Well Known Member Member

    wow, nice plants! your aquarium info says that they are ALL fake??.. wow i coulda sworn that those were real :O.... are they name brand?
  3. D

    David C Well Known Member Member

    It's a beautiful tank, you did a great job with the plants to make it look really natural. Congratulations on the hard work.


  4. redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

    Welcome to Fishlore:;balloons

    Nice tank, how many fish do you have? Its really colorful and busy.
  5. ynaggo

    ynaggo Valued Member Member

    Not to be a critic but it transitions too much >_<

    Beautiful Tank Though :)
  6. bettafish2816

    bettafish2816 Fishlore VIP Member

    congrats! the tank looks great!
  7. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Merged posts and moved thread.

    Hello SalmonFly and Welcome to Fish Lore. Your tank and fish are beautiful. Wonderful job on the video as well. I like the song! Thanks for sharing.

    :animal0068:I have merged your two posts since they are showing the same video. No need for duplicates. I've also moved your thread to Freshwater Videos section of the forum.
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2009
  8. OP

    salmonfly New Member Member

    Hi all,
    Yes the plants are are artificial. Some of them came from a 29g bow front I started with. I figured I'd go ahead and use them and add a few more for now until I feel comfortable enough to work with real plantings. There are about 30 fish in the tank now. All water parameters are within the proper range and the fish are healthy. Presently I am trying to talk my wife into a 90/100 gallon tank. This may take awhile but I'll get there. The transitions are the result of the editing program. It mixes the video with audio and shortens the video time to match the audio track time. That's something I'll have to work on somemore.
  9. acolli51

    acolli51 Valued Member Member

    Wow that is a LOT of fish! I like the look of your tank though, as everyone else has said, the fake plants look very nice and natural.
  10. F

    Fishnugget43 Valued Member Member

    I cant look at any of the videos... :;swdad
  11. play

    play Valued Member Member

    Awesome tank
  12. Gouramiguy17

    Gouramiguy17 Well Known Member Member

    wow, that is a very nice tank!:;perfect
  13. catfishlover123

    catfishlover123 Well Known Member Member

    :;perfect:kewlpics::;th:;sl Good job on the video!
  14. Amanda

    Amanda Fishlore VIP Member

    Nice tank!!
  15. Furallicah

    Furallicah Well Known Member Member

    Very Nice Tank! And a perfect song to go with your video :;drum
  16. Omgami

    Omgami Valued Member Member

    I love your tank, very nice.
  17. p

    platyfish Valued Member Member

    Nice tank! It seems very busy lol
  18. chrisb01

    chrisb01 Well Known Member Member

    Great, I love it. I like your selection of fish as well as plants. All my plants are fake also.

    I just don't have any luck with natural plants.

    Good luck into talking your wife into a bigger tank. I'm on that very same project right now myself. It's not easy, but we will prevail. :usaflag:
  19. Angela_96

    Angela_96 Well Known Member Member

    I love the plants.... I wish I could find artifical plants like that!
  20. OP

    salmonfly New Member Member

    Thank You/Atificial Planting/Larger Tank

    Good morning all,
    First of all I want to say Thank You for all your kind comments on the tank and video.

    The plantings are nothing more than what your LFS carries. Just took sometime to pull my thoughts together before I purchaced. What I kind of like is the string of fall colored maple leaves. The are silk and color fast with a metal wire through the stem so they can be bent to your liking. I did seal the ends so the metal is not exposed to the water.

    As far as moving up to a larger tank in the near future it's gotten kind of ugly :;b. I don't don't quite understand why. I'm thinking maybe because I 've been unemployeed for two years but not sure. Oh well, like I said "someday".

    Have a great day,

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