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From amateur tank to pro tank

For the past six years I had a 100 liters aquarium tank, which I would like to call an amateur tank. You know – it’s one of those kits they sell you at the local pet store with everything included and really one of those you normally may recall as a “normal” tank. Still, a 100 liters tank is big enough to really get excited and get enough plants and fish to appreciate this hobby. And it was a high quality tank made in Finland. So it was a great way to get started. As you can see from the picture, there were quite a few plants which in my opinion did well. And the fish as well.

My primary principle for this hobby is that everything costs, and if you are about to take this seriously it’s worth spending an extra 10 euros or so to get the best items you can. As you can see from the picture, I had a bigger filter than required. It was graded for 120 liters to 150 liters. This kept the water clear and the water flow high enough. I also use Easy-life ProFito as plant fertilizer and Easy-Life Carbo for extra carbon.
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