08-30-2007, 10:17 PM
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New guy's 20gal
This is my first tank and, since I'm on a student's budget, is coming together slowly. It's a 20 gallon long tank given to me by a friend once her lizard of some sort outgrew it. The power filter is a hagen rated for upto 30 gallons. The light is a single 20W Sylvania glolux wide spectrum aquarium bulb. I'm thinking of trying to add another but that will require some time to save up more money.
So far I only have 6 serpae tetras and a pleco since it's a new tank and I don't want to push it too hard. I can't remember the name of the grass but I have it and a couple of swords and some hogwort that isn't doing too good. I added some fertilizer and a DYI CO2 compressor and that seemed to help. Just before the pics, I switched from the bulb that came with the hood to the glolux so we'll see what that does.
The rocks are from my farm's creek that I cleaned and boiled down to add a touch of hominess. I also made the background out of pastels and simple computer paper.
Sorry about the blurriness. I'm horrible at taking pictures.