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Hi guys, I am planning to setup a Nano Planted tank and encountered the LEO Q550 Nano tank in Trademe. Just wanted to ask if anyone has/is currently using this brand? feedback or review would be a great help. I just don't know where to post this question..sorry

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I don't 'do' LED lighting however the feedback I have heard on these tanks is that the filter struggles to create water movement due to the length of the tank. If you were wanting to put lots of plants in you would probably have to put a filter on the other end as well to stop dead spots.

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I don't 'do' LED lighting however the feedback I have heard on these tanks is that the filter struggles to create water movement due to the length of the tank. If you were wanting to put lots of plants in you would probably have to put a filter on the other end as well to stop dead spots.

thanks for the reply....i was searching for reviews for this tank but found nothing in the net...adding another filter would work would also destroy the aesthetics of the tank...would you recommend the square nano tanks? I'm also looking at the Fluval Spec V but its a bit high on the price range for me... :)

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I'm not sure you can control the light with a timer either if that's your plan. If it's like the other LEO lights they have a touch switch and not a mechanical off/on.

thanks for this.....this would be another concern for me...is there a place here that sells nano tanks aside from Hollywoodfish?

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I have it at the moment as my fighter boy's tank, from trademe. Great looking tank, but it does have issues with water flow. I find the side furtherest from the filter exhaust gets protein deposits, and the lid doesn't cover the full tank. I've got the lights on a timer, but you have to touch to turn it on.

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Just a heads up, I recently took out the cyperus plants either side, as they were impeding the surface flow too much. I've got the water level under the exhaust, with the outflow pointed up and as curved around to the other side as possible, but it still needs frequent water changes to avoid surface build up.

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Thanks, it needs the top of the water skimmed out about twice a week though, and then a good 30-50% water change once a week. Just the betta and 7 ember tetra in there at the moment. The plants are growing great under the LEDs too.

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Sorry for the delay in replying - there is New Pupuke Aquarium Centre in Northcote, Pet Stop shops, Bird Barn, Animates. You also could get a tank made to your requirements.

thank for this...just went online today....bdway, just got the hailea E15 tank on trademe..is there a Planted Forum in Fnzas? just dont want to post in the wrong thread..:0

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I have it at the moment as my fighter boy's tank, from trademe. Great looking tank, but it does have issues with water flow. I find the side furtherest from the filter exhaust gets protein deposits, and the lid doesn't cover the full tank. I've got the lights on a timer, but you have to touch to turn it on.

sdfghjk.jpg

Just a heads up, I recently took out the cyperus plants either side, as they were impeding the surface flow too much. I've got the water level under the exhaust, with the outflow pointed up and as curved around to the other side as possible, but it still needs frequent water changes to avoid surface build up.

Very nice setup you have there....finally got my first nano tank...not the Leo but the hailea E15 of trademe just today....I was suppose to buy the Leotank but wanted a used one.. :D

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