Double external over the back.
Charcoal media wrapped with polyester.
Parameters for WATER AT THE TAP: Kh 89.5, Gh 143.2, Ph 6.8, N's 0.
Tank has been established since Nov., 2012.
Went through a major bout of fungus (4-2013). Do 50% water change weekly.
Tank is balanced.
Artificial - Approximately 6-8 hrs. daily.
2 - 17" T8 Life-Glo aquarium bulbs
No direct sunlight. Some dim reflected.
1. Washed pea gravel, approximately 2.5" deep.
2. Rocks - quartz, petrified wood, lava rock, agate, geode, fossil, ocean washed - all hard and boiled before use.
3. Drift wood, drilled for a plant, purchased at a fish store.
4. Live Plants: Anubias hastifolia, Diffenbacia "Lucky Bamboo", Hornwort, Swords, pigmy chain sword, Kleiner bar sword, Ludwigia, Hygrophila augustifolia,
Mostly hard leafed planted that won't be eaten by the fish. I am uncertain of the specific names since I have had to add so many to arrive at a variety that will survive.
Small jade frog.
Glazed nonporous Bhudha.
Feed once a day.
Tetra Jumbo Krill, Aqueon color enhancing tropical flakes, New Life Pellets, frozen blood worms or fresh romaine.