|If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.|
||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
Self-sustained aqua life in a 1000 Liter (250 G) tank
Hi. I am a novice in this field. I have recently built a 1,000 Liter
tank (approx-250 G, dimension 7Ft * 3Ft, 2Ft deep) in my garden
(Ahmedabad, India). It is built with bricks/mortar and covered in/out
by glaze tiles/glass mosaic. Yearly temparature varies between 5C (1
or 2 nights during winter) to 45C (1 or 2 afternoons during summer)
degree centigrades. Annual rainfall (June-Sept) 25 inches. Tank is
open to sky.
It all began 2 months ago, when I put an old bath tub in the garden
with some grass and 50 guppy fishes (1-2 inch long fish supplied by
our malaria department to prevent growth of mosquitos). After one
month I put a turtle in
it. I have NEVER fed anything to fishes or turtle. NOW, there is a lot
of algae in it.
Since past 1 week, I have (in the new tank) some water grass, some
algae, one fresh water turtle (2kg weight) and hundreds of guppy
***I need some help***
1. I will be glad if someone could guide me to a website with "useful
advise ***AND*** Common/scientific names ***AND*** pictures of aqua
life (including plants)"
2. I would like to have aqua life in my small pond tobe SELF-sustained
with minimal intervention just in case it may have tobe left unttended
for few days whenever we are not at home.
The reason for this posting is that, most of information on net is
regarding indoor aquaria of much smaller sizes. Tips regarding
design/layout of aqua life in new tank is also welcome.
Thanking in anticipation.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Curious why algae died off in my tank||Paul Vincent Craven||General||3||February 6th 04 04:43 AM|
|Cleaning out a small goldfish tank||ste ©||Goldfish||21||January 14th 04 10:35 PM|
|Filter at end (side) of tank?||No-Name||Cichlids||6||October 28th 03 12:13 AM|
|Adding Chemicals When cycling your tank||Jay||General||1||October 4th 03 05:38 AM|
|Advice on my new tank plan||richard reynolds||General||2||August 2nd 03 08:08 PM|