thanks guys and as far as the fish i had 5 or more but idk what happened so i moved em
and i never knew you could do that many for balas i thought they were teritorial ?
and as far as cleaning the sand i use a net any better solutions lol
and i have two filters one is a marine land penguin 350 dual and the other is a quiet filter single and the pumps only come on for an hour to maybe a half hour
the lighting is a marineland led i got for $25 no lie ill take a pic of the receipt and
i have two live plants and two fakes and i want to put way more plants mainly duckweed and lilys lol and i have a canister filter its a 750 via aqua proffesional for free i might use it and use the water is very clean i want my little buddies in the cleanest water!!!