coated aquarium gravel added to bottom of tank
add plastic plants and submersible heater
add hanging cabinet doors
Fill and Set Up the Tank
Coated aquarium gravel is added to the bottom of the tank (Image 1). The air wall tube and hose are covered.
Add plastic plants, then add the submersible heater to the side of the glass (Image 2). Position and secure with the attached suction cups.
Next, add the external box filter (Image 3).
Set the tank into the wall opening, add the glass canopy and set the aquarium light atop the tank. Plug the light in to test.
Fill the tank with water that's been mixed to about 75-degrees Fahrenheit.
Once the tank is full, add the board to hide the band at the top of the tank.
Add the necessary chemicals to the water: a good dose of bacteria, followed by de-chlorination.
Prime the pump with some water from the tank. Plug in the heater and the air pump, and re-hang the doors (Image 4).