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Cost Analysis:

Tank: $35 All Glass
Light: $35 Coralife T5 2/18w [Natural Life Aquarium, Sunnyvale CA]
Filter: $62.99 Fluval 104 [NLA]
Substrate: $5 total, 50/50 mix of Home Depot Gravel and Shultz Aquatic Soil
Conditioner: $5.29 Seachem Prime [Big Al's online]

Plants:
Java Moss, Hemianthus Micranthemoides: $1.79 each
Java Fern: $2.69
Dwarf Lily: $2.69
[Seascapes, Mountain View]
C. Wendtii, Lileopsis, Marsilea Quadrifolia: 3/$9.99 [Dolphin Pet Village, Campbell]
Anubius Nana: $3.19 [Petco]
Driftwood: $7.19 [Petco]

2 freshwater limpets: $10 [Aquatic Variations, Mountain View]

Total: Under $200 to set up a decent planted tank.

{side note: I used to run a 404 on this tank, but the flow was too strong and I had to downgrade}
 

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