Aquarium

Oase “Living Waters” biOrb LIFE (45 L)

Residents

We run a ‘peaceful community tank’ with a blend of plants and animals that (are supposed to and mostly do) live harmoniously together.

Animals

Fish

  • Rummy-nosed tetras
  • Five-banded barbs
  • Otocinclus Catfish

Shrimp

  • Amano shrimp

Snails

  • Zebra thorn snails

Plants

Background

Midground

Foreground

  • Marsilea hirsuta

Previous Residents…

Usually these are ‘previous residents’ because something didn’t work out quite right…

27-Nov-2020

The Ludwigia palustris has grown a lot!

Accessories

Things that keep things going, or make them nice.

Food for critters

  • Various flakes, pellets and wafers

Temperature control

Lighting

  • Kessil A80 ‘tuna sun’

Water movement

Decorations

  • biOrb Amazonas Root Aquarium Ornament (41cm)

Water quality

Carbon dioxide (gas) delivery

  • Bottled CO2 tank
  • Regulator(s)
  • CO2 diffuser

Plant substrate

  • Aquasoil
  • Biohome biogravel
  • BiOrb ceramic media

 

 

Vendors

Where it all comes from.  No kickbacks, just honest impressions.

Online Resources

UK Aquatic Plants Society – lots of great information here