Growing An Ecosystem Aquarium….No Filter No Ferts No co2 No Heater

Growing An Ecosystem Aquarium….No Filter No Ferts No co2 No Heater

Growing An Ecosystem Aquarium….No Filter No Ferts No co2 No Heater

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1st job MD’ers…like the video for me. It helps more than you know!

The tank has new been setup for 5 weeks and is now getting to a much more “ecosystem” state. As you can see from the video, there is still a lot of waste being produced from the fish and decaying plant matter that is not being handled.

…bring in the shrimp. I’m starting with 10 shrimp and will add more each week. 30 is a good number really to get a proper colony going.

Equipment I use:

Buy the tank:
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2Mvuqd6
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/32tUOJH (same dimensions, remove lid and rim)

LED FLoodlights (for legal reasons…not aquarium safe/designed for aquariums):
Amazon UK https://amzn.to/31KQwgQ
Amazon. com https://amzn.to/359rp9J

HOB Filter:
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/31on3rO
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2MSvaaY

If you are interested in using the Tropica co2 kit, you can get the solenoid here:

Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2OPUhxZ
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/33AA7Mt

You just need to plug into a timer that is set for your lights on and off πŸ™‚

Items i use regularly:

You can buy the bowls i use here:
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2Vx73CL
Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2M4FwFO

Gooseneck Clip on lamp (similar as product is now discontinued)
Amazon UK https://amzn.to/2LNat13
Amazon. com https://amzn.to/2IlwLVA

Mini Water Pump:
Amazon UK https://amzn.to/2mjHDez
Amazon. com https://amzn.to/2oAmf5y

#plantedtank #aquascape #mdfishtanks

50 Comments

  1. Jezter's Aquariums on September 19, 2022 at 6:23 pm

    Another great video bud! This tank is stunning, it looks so natural even after trimming.

  2. Alison Origel on September 19, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Your tanks are so beautiful! I have 2 75’s, 10 & 2.7 gallon tanks. All planted. I use filters but hardly ever clean them because the plants do so much work.

  3. Arkenuh on September 19, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Ok but how does it lack any surface biofilm?

  4. MD Fish Tanks on September 19, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    1st job MD’ers…like the video for me. It helps more than you know!

    The tank has new been setup for 5 weeks and is now getting to a much more "ecosystem" state. As you can see from the video, there is still a lot of waste being produced from the fish and decaying plant matter that is not being handled.

    …bring in the shrimp. I’m starting with 10 shrimp and will add more each week. 30 is a good number really to get a proper colony going.

    Equipment I use:

    Buy the tank:
    Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2Mvuqd6
    Amazon US: https://amzn.to/32tUOJH (same dimensions, remove lid and rim)

    LED FLoodlights:
    Amazon UK https://amzn.to/31KQwgQ
    Amazon. com https://amzn.to/359rp9J

    HOB Filter:
    Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/31on3rO
    Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2MSvaaY

    If you are interested in using the Tropica co2 kit, you can get the solenoid here:

    Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2OPUhxZ
    Amazon US: https://amzn.to/33AA7Mt

    You just need to plug into a timer that is set for your lights on and off πŸ™‚

    Items i use regularly:

    You can buy the bowls i use here:
    Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2Vx73CL
    Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2M4FwFO

    Gooseneck Clip on lamp (similar as product is now discontinued)
    Amazon UK https://amzn.to/2LNat13
    Amazon. com https://amzn.to/2IlwLVA

    Mini Water Pump:
    Amazon UK https://amzn.to/2mjHDez
    Amazon. com https://amzn.to/2oAmf5y

    #plantedtank #aquaterrarium #mdfishtanks

  5. Laszlo Szocs on September 19, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    another MD classic cheers

  6. PJJ on September 19, 2022 at 6:27 pm

    Your tanks are awesome mate! Your vid’s are nearly always good and your approach is spot on! . It’s been good watching you develop your skills and artistry over the last couple of years!. Nice one!

  7. Steve T on September 19, 2022 at 6:28 pm

    If it wasn’t for the health problems of the discus. I think these are ideal medium size fish. It’s a shame they don’t breed them that size and Mark your tank sted is looking great and the , Commentary is great too thanks.

  8. Ralph Grunewald on September 19, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    It’s just wonderful to see what you can achieve with a no frills, no fuss, no stainless steel this, no expensive that approach. Not that these approaches are in competition, but you really transpire a can-do attitude that’s great for the hobby. Would you at some point share your water parameters? I would be curious.

  9. Teenage Scaper on September 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    Do a video showing all the guppies and endlers you have breeded

  10. Carson Cook on September 19, 2022 at 6:31 pm

    Also after initial tank set up, how long should I wait before doing a water change? Sorry I’m a novice in the hobby

  11. Mark Abad on September 19, 2022 at 6:33 pm

    I love your videos bro. keep it up

  12. rahul ajayan on September 19, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    Can you please list the plants which can be used in such a setup where they can grow submerged as well as emersed.

  13. sarthak pyne on September 19, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    Where have you attached the Boston fern?

  14. PemboMassive on September 19, 2022 at 6:35 pm

    I bought some hygrophila polysperma today after watching your videos

  15. MyTinyFishTank on September 19, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    In LOVE with your tanks! They are so incredible beautiful 😍

  16. Annalee on September 19, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    That gap in the middle and the dark background creates a sense of depth, correct? Yeah. I like it a lot! I would have drip acclimated the shrimp. They fare much better that way.

  17. flyingfox on September 19, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Upload game = strong
    Please keep it coming I love your content and I can tell others do too!!

  18. S E on September 19, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    such beauty all by itself with just a wise and caring pair of eyes and hands! love your natural, settled style of aquascaping! keep on going this way! greetings from germany!

  19. Simple Tanks on September 19, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    Love it!

  20. Gaina on September 19, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    It looks vrry natural, I like it. 😊 Algae used to freak me out, but now I’m more relaxed about it – as long as my water parameters are OK, I just make sure the front glass is clean. 😊

  21. Pacheco Aquarismo on September 19, 2022 at 6:44 pm

    Top demais em

  22. Carson Cook on September 19, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    How long should you wait for tap water to dechlorinate for a water change?

  23. Jonas Henryz on September 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    What temp did you say you have in the tank (in celsius)???

  24. Plant yourself on September 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    That little snail that you just shown in the fish tank on the end of the vid it’s a invasive species snail. it can easily grow and proliferate in your fish tank and beyond that it can transmit a disease called bilharzia! That is a danger in contact with the human skin!

  25. flyingfox on September 19, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Those are some happy Endlers, I love it, your boy is STUNNING

  26. sarthak pyne on September 19, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    I like the swampy look in the tank. It’s looking more interesting than previous. Keep it upπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜„

  27. Adharsh Vishnu on September 19, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    Add some leaf litter and other botanicals

  28. Ricky Abdullah on September 19, 2022 at 6:49 pm

    Nice trimming and shrimps

  29. Fern Knoebel. on September 19, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    If I can do this, I wanna do it similar to how you did, and I wanna do it with natives.

  30. The PredatorX on September 19, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    You haven’t got any Algae It amazing

  31. Albert P on September 19, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    Like the end result, for my personal taste I think needs something small against the back glass on the open area, a lobelia cardinalis, or Beatiful rock with some pinnatifida or buce or fern or anubia something like that

  32. Driftin Driftwood on September 19, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    Beautiful natural scape . Excellent job .Love tanks like this, in fact am going at it soon.

  33. TheDeadYoshi on September 19, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    Really appreciate this channel and the lack of drama. No thumbnails with β€œDEAD” to get those clicks. No rants or apologies or calling people out over things.

    It’s all about the art of what you’re doing and the health and wellbeing of your animals.

    Keep it up fella πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

  34. molamola399 on September 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    Really beautiful tank!! I love it! Do you have a list of the plants that you used? I’m not familiar with the english names, so I also didn’t get those you mentioned in the video.

  35. Flobaowski on September 19, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    i started a similar tank like 3 weeks ago with wood reaching out of the water. it started to mold above the surface. can u tell me what went wrong? pls help…<3

  36. Remus Lupin on September 19, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    Amazing Mr fish

  37. Bryan Rezendez on September 19, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    OMFG shrimp puritans heads are exploding right now lol.

  38. Pietraru Leonard on September 19, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    You should get more red cherry so they’ll start breeding. They are great in low maintenance tanks

  39. Joschis kleine Reptilien und Pflanzenwelt on September 19, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    very nice Tank πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  40. Pacheco Aquarismo on September 19, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    Esse canal Γ© foda

  41. L Lg on September 19, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    πŸ‘495

  42. Vonnie Bunch on September 19, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    I love it your tanks are awesome!!

  43. No Rocket Science Build on September 19, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    Don’t the snails escape?

  44. L Lg on September 19, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’

  45. Morris Falker on September 19, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    ‘make your aquarium great again’ and you sure did man.. it’s perfect !

  46. molamola399 on September 19, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    Really beautiful tank!! I love it! Do you have a list of the plants that you used? I’m not familiar with the english names, so I also didn’t get those you mentioned in the video.

  47. Marci Dehm on September 19, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    Love this! I keep natural tanks myself but nothing as lovely as yours. I have to say I’m so impressed with the quality of your videos too. I’ve been subscribed for sometime and watching for longer. You just keep getting better and better in quality. I’d say you’re at the professional level now. Thank you for all of your hard work and sharing with us!

  48. Monjurul Abadin on September 19, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Bro please make diy co2

  49. Amber Wireman on September 19, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Loving your work as always

  50. My underwater world (Dharminder singh ) on September 19, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    You r best in everything…we love your work .. you have so many ideas… thanks for sharing the details of the tank ..

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