Temperate Aquaria

Simple Steps to Setting Up A Nano FOWLR


Temperature of water was 70˚Fahrenheit- Native rock was also used. Aquarium was cycled for approximately one month.

Fill tank all the way adding the substrate and then rocks (reverse also works, just make sure structures are stable). Macro algae was then added. Shortly after invertebrates. Filtration used was a HOB (hang on back) filter designed for a 10 gallon aquarium (aquarium used was 7 US gallons). Powerhead was added for increased water circulation. No chiller was incorporated as this aquarium contained tide pool marine life that are used to higher temperatures and could be adapted to warmer water.

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