My new 200L tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by JJC, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. JJCNew MemberMember

    :;f My new tank :;fb

    I hope this works lol
    Let me know what you think. more pics to follow
     

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  2. phishyitisValued MemberMember

    Looks great,will look even better when all the plants grow in.Beautiful betta also.
     




  3. platy benWell Known MemberMember

    Nice tank :)

    Beautiful betta, just a shame its in a community tank, don't be surprized if anyone ends up hurt or killed with him in there.
     




  4. Goldwing_DonWell Known MemberMember

    Very nice,, Great job on the tank!
     




  5. peacemaker92Well Known MemberMember

    :;perfect Love your aquascape and your betta! :)
     
  6. allibobsWell Known MemberMember

    Very nice tank, I just today bought a tank for a betta!
     
  7. JJCNew MemberMember

    Thanks everyone :;hf
    Im thinking discus too... what ya think??
     
  8. GBR.MoorrreeeeValued MemberMember

    Maybe one or two. Depends on how many fish are in there.
     
  9. JustinFValued MemberMember

    Very pretty tank, so have put it in the fish photo contest for aquariums?
     
  10. AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good morning,

    Your tank looks great! :;perfect

    Before you consider adding Discus, I recommend that you house your Betta in a tank of its own, heated and filtered. Bettas are not a community fish. I'm afraid that your Discus could suffer if the Betta isn't removed. Things may be ok for now but that doesn't mean there won't be issues down the road. Discus are way too expensive to be lost to a fish fight. (any fish for that matter).
    https://www.fishlore.com/Articles/betta-fish-care-guide.htm
    https://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/discus-fish/11955-discus-care-sheet.html

    Discus require much more care than most tropical fish. They are VERY sensitive to water conditions and require a lot more frequent water changes.

    Best of luck and please keep us posted. Thanks for sharing your photos with us!
    Ken
     
  11. JJCNew MemberMember

    Hi everyone

    To justin - I didnt know there was a contest.

    about the discus - Ive looked into and they do look good but im thinking against them an the mo due to how much care they need and i dont know if i caould give all the extra time at the moment.


    Ive taken som more pics... ill get them on when i can
    JJ
     
  12. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Pretty tank! If my calculations are correct that is a 25g tank and much too small for Discus.
    Carol
     
  13. JJCNew MemberMember

    Thanks carol :;group

    Its 52G (US) with is about 43G (uK)
     
  14. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    thanks for the correction. You could keep discus in a 50g tank :)
    Carol
     
  15. GBR.MoorrreeeeValued MemberMember

    How many Tetras do you have? I would say you could keep about 5 discus in an empty tank (at least that's what i was thinking for my 46 bowfront) but you'd have to lower the number because of the other fish. Her is a link that i found useful.
     
  16. JJCNew MemberMember

    I was thinking about 3 or 4 discus, but the more i look into it the more im against the idea. I want to keep something that ive not kept before, but i think discus will need too much time, which i may struggle with at times. any ideas at other fish i could keep? i dont want anything that gets too big, that another thing hat is putting me off too.
     
  17. GBR.MoorrreeeeValued MemberMember

    Angels or gouramis are pretty good.
     
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