This set-up will appeal to biotope creators and those who want freshwater tanks with a more natural feel.
In this aquarium the Woodrock background conceals the heater and filtration and, with a few plants, twigs and natural gravel, it’s a layout many freshwater fish will love.
What you will need
120 x 50 x 50cm/48 x 20 x 20” tank and cabinet £500
Pendant lighting from metal halide or LED £450
120 x 50cm/48 x 20” Woodrock background £250
Pump and filter media, behind the background £50
Water conditioners £20
Test kits £20
Total: Expect to pay around £1,375
CO2 system £150
Substrate fertiliser £50
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This item was first published in the April 2010 issue of Practical Fishkeeping magazine. It may not be reproduced without written permission.