MD Fish Tanks shows us how to build a maintenance-free desktop fish tank. With no filter, CO2, fish feeding, and only occasional water changes, this really is the easiest tank there is.
He picked up a fish tank at IKEA and used only one piece of bogwood for hardscaping. With those simple components and a desk lamp, he created a basic nano desk tank that virtually takes care of itself.
That’s the beauty of the Walstad method. You create the aquascape and populate it, and the ecosystem thrives. The plants give off what the shrimp need and the shrimp clean the tank of algae. It’s brilliant.