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post #61 of 146 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 02:34 PM
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great scaping marioman! i'm a total fan

is that a rio powerhead you got there? i was contemplating adding one to my tank, perhaps to circulate my co2 and ferts better, especially for my L Pantanal needy stem

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post #62 of 146 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
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its actually a co2 system i bought years ago at the lfs, http://www.marineandreef.com/Red_Sea...FUQw4AodLy4AlQ

iits pretty much a diy co2 system that diffuses the gas through the power head. when i first got into fish tanks that what the guy at the pet store told me to get lol and ive used it ever since.

but it def help circulation quite a bit make i nice current the goes around the tank with the opposing outputs
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Got some friends for the 10g tonight! 10 maculata rasboras, 12 wild green neons, and 5 pigmy corries should be great additions to the tank. ill post up more pics once they are done acclimating and in the tank. and an update on the 20G capped the florite with play sand a couple nights ago. changed the whole look of the tank.


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Nice!

Those wild green neons sure look blue to me lol!!

Did you get these from aqua life?

I've been looking for pigmy cories. How much were they?

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yup got them from aqua life. if u look at reg neons compared to them they look green and these guys stay a lotttt smaller. but they have 3 dif types of micro corries, spotted ones, stripped and red brown ones, they are 2.99
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youll enjoy the boraras. they are neat little fish.
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Got some friends for the 10g tonight! 10 maculata rasboras, 12 wild green neons, and 5 pigmy corries should be great additions to the tank.
great fish choice!
i had maculatas for a long time back then. good fish to have. i mean really good that i will buy them again when they're available.
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heres the picture update!

the 10g with the new fishies.


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and heres the 20g, heres my new little fiert despenser bottle i got at walmart work realy well compared to pouring out cap fulls of the flourish.


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added some hydrocotle sib. from my 10g


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youll enjoy the boraras. they are neat little fish.
oh yea def, i was heavily debating what fish to stock in this tank and my lfs had them available so i jumped on the opportunity.

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great fish choice!
i had maculatas for a long time back then. good fish to have. i mean really good that i will buy them again when they're available.
def an awsome looking fish! super bright little guys. And you can stock a tun in a smaller size tank like the 10g thats the biggest reason i went with all micro fish.
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Ya the green neons looks very nice!

were all 3 kind of cories $3 ea?
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Both tanks are so beautiful, you make me want to start a smaller tank with micros for my office. Love the choice in fish!

Where did you purchase the fish?
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Ya the green neons looks very nice!

were all 3 kind of cories $3 ea?
yup, and love the neons they school much better then the maculatas

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Both tanks are so beautiful, you make me want to start a smaller tank with micros for my office. Love the choice in fish!

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thanks! micro fish are great def fun little guys and make the tank look so much bigger too.
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so, i wasn't happy with how my 20g layout was coming along and did a total rescape last night. After 3 hours and a bunch of sand later, i came to my new product. The fish seem much happier with the new swimming space and im happy with the final product. might need some adjustments with the stem plants but other wise not much else to do but wait. tho i might want to add some hair grass in the for ground. ill post pics in a few minutes.
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