My 14 gallon arrived today! I'm not as impressed by the quality of it as I was with the 8 gallon I purchased from TruAqua, but for the price it's still a steal.
I am glad I didn't get a larger tank. It's only half-filled for the leak test and I'm exhausted already (probably doesn't help that I pulled an all-nighter).
Look how much more room Kanoa and his buddies get :) And the tank takes up the same amount of room on the counter!
I'm so excited to see how this tank works out. If I end up hating the light fixture in the hood, I can either remove the hood entirely to replace with an LED fixture, of I can modify the hood to house LED strips.
I've got the fish, I've got the driftwood... thinking, filter upgrade, substrate to grow plants in, DesignsByNature background, lots of plants with super tall ones in the back. So excited!
Kanoa has been so much happier in a community tank with lots of room to swim -- he was always stressed living on his own in a divided tank. His fins are growing back and he looks sturdier now :)
In other news, I present the first baby snail in what I pray is not an invasion:
It doesn't even look like a Japanese Trapdoor, the only snail type I have! I've left the snail alone for now, but I'm not sure if I'll keep it.