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Mossyboy's Fluval Roma 125
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My new tank is, as you can see, a Roma 125ltr. Best size I could get for the room that I have.

I bought a Tetra EX 800 plus canister filter to replace the internal filter that came with the kit, the light, heater etc. are the kit ones.

I am now 6 days into the cycle after starting with Dr. Tim's ammonia and One and Only. (couple of pics below, hopefully). PH is holding at 7.6.

After checking on Aqadvisor the following is my intended stock choice :  2 - Honey gouramis
                                                                                                       6 - Black emperor tetras
                                                                                                       6 - Yellow phantom tetras
                                                                                                       2 - Rams (added when tank is established)
                                                                                                       5 - Otos  (added when tank is established)
                                                                                                       5 - Black cory. (or similar)

Just waiting and monitoring water now.

Bill


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Tank looking great Smile l like the wood, will you be taking the pot off the plant on the right hand side?
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(14-08-2018, 06:00 PM)Sarah Wrote: Tank looking great Smile l like the wood, will you be taking the pot off the plant on the right hand side?

Sick  Awww. you noticed then. It is some Anubia to add to the wood when I do my big water change. 

Thanks for your comments, unfortunately I'm not so good at tank decoration.
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Looks good
Aqua One AR 980, Sebao external filter and inherited a mix of urm fish with it! 
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Looking good Mossy Smile
My only thought is I would be careful with the rams and the gourami. Honeys are very docile and generally rams and gourami seem to have an issue with each other (south american/asian relations lol) so i would be careful with putting both in (its all to do with territory/space), as it would be the honeys who would get a beating in this case :/
 😇 Heaven doesn’t want me...
And Hell is afraid I’ll take over! 😈
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(14-08-2018, 06:21 PM)Gingerlove05 Wrote: Looking good Mossy Smile
My only thought is I would be careful with the rams and the gourami. Honeys are very docile and generally rams and gourami seem to have an issue with each other (south american/asian relations lol) so i would be careful with putting both in (its all to do with territory/space), as it would be the honeys who would get a beating in this case :/

Good point GL. I have a couple of Bol. rams in my other tank with a red robin gourami and don't have a problem, but I might have a rethink. 
Thanks.
Will drop the rams and go with 4 Honeys.
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Hi Bill, nice to see you up and running mate, love the tank. Will be following this thread.  Smile 

Ian
Juwel Rio 450 LED

14 Rummynose Tetras
12 Glowlight Tetras
16 Cardinal Tetras
6 Red Phantom Tetras
8 Silvertip Tetras
6 Cherry Barbs
1 Pearl Gourami (female)
5 Sterbai Corys
3 Bandit Corys 
2 Panda Corys 
2 Bristlenose Plecs (how many)
4 Bolivian Rams

Tank 85% stocked with above housemates.  Smile
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Very nice. Should be pleased with your result.



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Thanks Ian. Your comments are much appreciated.

My only regret, it is not a beast of a tank like yours. Angry

Hope everything is proceeding well.

Bill
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(14-08-2018, 07:57 PM)Peter Wrote: Very nice. Should be pleased with your result.

Thanks Peter, much obliged.
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