A easy project that takes time but worth the wait. A fauna tank which is a plant tank with plants , fish and different kinds of frogs and toads.
Step 1: Learn About the Plants and Animals
Learn about the different plants and animals that are just right for your tank.
Step 2: Materials
For your plant tank you'll need these items.
Rocks not the gravel rocks but big rock the ones I use were mostly zebra rock and red stone.
Filter that is submergible In the water the filter I used is a Tetrafauna decorative reptofilter.
Chemicals that are need for your tank are
Tap water conditioner
Plants you can use many different kinds of plants the plants I use are bamboo, wisteria ,
Banana plant, onions, sagittaria chilensis,
anacharis wild, duck weed, wisteria ,and some fake plants .
Lamp or a plant light to grow your plants
Tank a 10-20 gal would work best
Gravel about 5 lb bags
1" Python mini Gravel siphon
Fish you can just get guppies in my tank i have algae eating fish , catfish, crabs even know they are not fish and also I have snails to clean up , and a bumble bee goby.
Food bowl for the frogs
And fish food
Step 3: Putting It Together
Place rocks in the tank were you want and lay out the gravel and put the filter in the tank and let it run for a day. Sure to leave a land area for the frogs.
Step 4: Adding the Plants
Add your plants and other decorations and let it run for day before adding any fish
Step 5: Add the Fish
Add your fish let them sit in the water for 15min
Step 6: Adding Amphibians
Add your amphibians.
Step 7: Maintain
Make sure to replace the carbon filter cartridge
every two weeks and siphon the water every month and make sure to feed your pets.