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Tank 16: 28 gal turtle tank

Picture to follow soon

This tank currently houses a soft shell turtle, soon to be moved to a wider tank.

Tank Size (LxWxH) 48x12x15" (122x30x38cm)
Volume Nominal: 28 imp gallons/34 US gallons/128 litres
Actual: 24 imp gallons/29 US gallons/109 litres
Filtration Fluval 203 canister filter, Fluval 2 internal filter.
Heating Heated room plus 100W back up heater.
Lighting Low - fluorescent room lighting only.
Substrate Thin layer of aquarium sand.
Decor Smooth rocks
Background 3-D effect artificial background.
Water parameters Temp=26oC ; pH=7.0-7.2 ; GH=4 ; KH=3
30% water change every week.
Stock One soft shell turtle, approx 6" carapace length.


Tank 1
(Leiarius pictus)
Tank 2
(Siamese Tigers)
Tank 3
Tank 4
Tank 5
(Wolf Cichlid)
Tank 6
Tank 7
Tank 8
Tank 9
Tank 10
Tank 11
Tank 12
Tank 13
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 14
(Planted Tank)
Tank 15
(W. African)
Tank 16
Tank 17
Tank 18
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 19
Tank 20
(Nano Reef)
Tank 21
Tank 22-26
Tank 27
(Nano Planted)
Fish House
(Setting up)
Previous Tank Setups and Fish:
Southeast Asian Planted Tank Malawi Mbuna Tank
Tanganyika Tank Malawi 'Haps' Tank

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