Hello all. :)
I don't remember if I introduced myself prior to this post, but HELLO ALL! :)
I am Haimish. I'm 18 and I live in Central California. I am currently attending a community college and will transfer in 2 years to UC. I am a music major with an emphasis in vocal performance and voice education. I want to someday be a professor of choirs and voice at a college. I excel in opera and jazz vocals. But I love all music(well maybe not rap or rock or metal). Anyways
I have a fairly great amount of pets. :)
I own 3 dogs, 2 chihuahuas and a german shepherd puppy. I also have a 300 gallon pond with I don't know how many goldfish are in there cause they breed. I think about 20? I also have an indoor goldfish tank(60 gallons) and 10 gallon planted betta tank in my bed room
I previously had a 5 gallon tank with a male betta but the male betta passed away and I went on break from having a tank in my room. I mad a marimo that I kept in a bowl for a while
But then, out of the blue, I had some weird anxiety thing happen and I felt the need to have another tank in my room. So I went out and got one. A simple ten gallon, with a generic filter(it's similar to the Aquaclear 20, but cheaper and not the brand name), some gravel, a fake plant, and a nice hood.
I set up the tank and seeded the filter and let it run for about 2 weeks before it was ready. I got a female betta, 3 corydoras, and 5 ghost shrimp
After a while(well about 2 weeks)(this happened two weeks ago), I got fed up with gravel and way my tank looked, so I switched things up to black tahitian moon sand. And I added better lighting, bought a bunch of anacharis, a bit of java moss on a piece of faux driftwood and amazon swords. Needless to say, the tank seemed more alive. And I LOVED the new colors. Everything POPPED!
So here are pictures of when the tank was finally set up(this pic is two weeks old)
Tank in a darkened room(tank lights on)
And in a lit room(tank lights on)
Since then, the anacharis have EXPLODED in growth and I added a black backround.
I will upload better pics of my betta and updated tank pics sometime this week. I forgot what type of betta she is, since she was simply listed as female betta at PetSmart. Her name is Electra. :P
I am thinking about adding in two more female bettas, adding in more plants(a lot more), and removing the shrimp. I am doing 40% WC weekly and have had no issues thus far. Knock on wood.
Any opinions, tips and/or pointers on my tank would be appreciated. :) I am always open for suggestions. :)