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Old 04-29-2015, 06:27 PM   #1
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Your favorite "fancy" small aquarium?

For all of my aquariums I just get the basic, simple rectangle tank and then equip it with the stuff that I like.

But I'd like to get a small 3-5g for our kitchen counter and so I want it to be a "display" type aquarium that is a little fancier looking. Maybe one of the type that has an integrated LED and filter. Mostly I just want it to be a fancy looking one that can still grow low-light plants

What is your favorite of this type? (I can look all of them up easily enough, looking for opinions)
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:37 PM   #2
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How awesome would this be with three different types of shrimp? Even simple shrimp like neocaridinas - red, yellow, blue
Aqueon Betta Falls Aquarium Kit at PETCO

I wish it was a little bigger though, like 1 gallon per station.

You can't get a light for it, but I could put it in a window.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:46 PM   #3
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Fluval spec and chi are nice if you are willing to pay


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Old 04-29-2015, 06:52 PM   #4
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OK I am super enamored with the Betta Falls thing, but with shrimp. I could pretty easily lower the flow rate with my filter tinkering. But they are only .42 gallons per cube. Would a 4-5 shrimp per cube be happy in that with some low light plants, a bit of cholla wood and moss?
I have a perfect spot I could put this too, curved around with window access. It would get some algae but... eh.
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Fluval spec and chi are nice if you are willing to pay


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Yeah Fluval seems to be the solid nano choice that looks fancy!
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Betta falls is too small for anything IMO. Spec and Chi are good choices. BiOrb Flow is another choice. There's a ton of small "flashy" type tanks available these days.
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A small cube would be nice, maybe 5g

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About 2 years ago i went to walmart, bought a giant margarita glass and decorated it for a betta haha

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Petco Brand 6.5 gal bowfront with some peacock gudgeons or like stated before shrimp or some thai micro crabs
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Bed Bath and Beyond sells small tanks. Deep Blue Professional brand. I believe they have a 2.5 or 5 gallon rimless cube


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