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Re: Outdoor tank?
I've got a bit of a problem with space and have been thinking about
having an outdoor planted tank.
I live in the North East of Spain, near Barcelona. We have winter
temperatures of a minimum 0 to -5 degrees. The aquarium will be
substrate heated with an additional heater for safety and added winter
"oomph." I have already designed and built the wet/dry filter and
prefilter. It will not have any light to start with, just available
light (west-facing), though I expect this to be enough.The tank will be
on an expanded polystyrene-faced marble stand.
What I'd like to know is; what do you think are going to be the
problems? I'm hoping to have plants growing out of the water, do you
think the winter night temps. will cause a problem? I'm hoping that the
heat from the water will afford some protection. Does anybody have any
suggestions from plants (they'll be sourced from Tropica:))? Does
anybody think there may be a problem with heat stress?
Thanks in advance