New 30g tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by trailblazer295, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. trailblazer295

    trailblazer295Well Known MemberMember

    Finally have made the jump to tropical from goldies and so far am enjoying it. Slowly building up my stock but this will be the states when all is said and done/

    Filter: AC70 (backed off due to flow dribbling on back edge of canopy, will be trimmed soon), AC30 (currently in use on make shift pond until weather cooperates) in the interim an AC20 is in it's place
    Substrate: Flourite black sand
    Decor: driftwood, rocks
    Plants: 1 amazon sword (another will be added), 2 other unknown plants

    Stock

    1 pair angels (not yet added)
    3 bolovian ram (hopefully 1m 2f but not sure yet)
    10 bloodfin tetra (only 5 to date transferee from 5.5g)
    1 BN pleco (not added)
    16 amano shrimp (8 to date)

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    A hard to get shot of one of the smaller rams. Only added yesterday so still rather timid.
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  2. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    I like the way you have aquascaped it. looks really nice.
    Carol
     
  3. Kimbrink

    KimbrinkNew MemberMember

    Very nice tank. I want to do some driftwood also, it makes the tank look so much better.
     
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    trailblazer295

    trailblazer295Well Known MemberMember

    I agree I decided to go all natural this time around, no fake "wood", rocks or plants. I have a lot of fake ornaments to get rid of from years of changing ornaments in my old 20g.
     
  5. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Looks great Trailblazer! Thanks for sharing with us.
    Ken
     
  6. Jrobber

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  7. Nutter

    NutterFishlore VIPMember

    Good job. I really like the roots/wood on the left & the way you used the big stones. :;hf
     
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    trailblazer295

    trailblazer295Well Known MemberMember

    Thanks everyone, this was my first real crack at aquascaping and I think it turned out pretty good in the end.
     
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    trailblazer295

    trailblazer295Well Known MemberMember

    Finally got a clearer shot of a ram. They seem to like moving exactly when I want to take the picture.

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  10. Nate McFin

    Nate McFinWell Known MemberMember

    Great looking tank!
    Is the driftwood Manzanita?
     
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    trailblazer295

    trailblazer295Well Known MemberMember

    The branch one I couldn't tell you it was in a LFS screwed to a piece of slate, the rest are Malaysian driftwood.
     
  12. GBR.Moorrreeee

    GBR.MoorrreeeeValued MemberMember

    Great looking rams.:)
     
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