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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 03:33 AM Thread Starter
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Yo!

my first journal! but i'm just going to keep it simple. no in dept analysis or anything~
new tank time~ this time it is a pico :3

ADA amazonia
dwarf hairgrass
four leaf clover
rotala of some sort :P

default pico light (maybe switching it our for something else later - no hurry)
zoomed 501 (anyone got lily pipes of this thing? lol i'm using the default in a out)

that's it for now. picture time.

how does the sloping/scape look so far? (even there isn't really a scape to look at XD)





disregard that floating patch of hairgrass :P



Thanks for any inputs ~~


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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 03:46 AM Thread Starter
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oh btw anyone know a good filter for a tank this size?


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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 05:59 AM
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Why not a simple hob?


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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 06:44 AM
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Looking good so far!

A small, simple submersible power filter will work well for a tank like this.
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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 06:57 AM
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What do you plan on stocking? If you're planning to go with shrimp, a couple simple sponge filters would suffice, even (and are incredibly inexpensive).
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
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actually now that i think about it, i have no idea what i was trying to do buying this filter. SIGH Q^Q now i'm broke haha

i don't know what to stock yet. i was thinking about moving my honey pair into here or the shrimp from my other tank. but idk tank is kind of small for the honeys


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ADA has lily pipes that will fit the zoomed 501. Nice tank!
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Perfect for red or orange shrimp! Looks great

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
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Do you guys think the rock is too big?


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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 04:31 PM
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The stone doesnt help scale the plant very well. I'd also use a different type of rock with more detailed texture

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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-31-2013, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
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Update time. Even though there's not much update :P

took out the rock.
add some plants in. some from the RAOK i won
switched to a LED desk lamp. not sure watts are :/ i think like 2? XD
still have hairgrass floating at the top = =



runners ~



enjoy.


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Re: xiaxia's tank

The floating grass makes your wood look like a tree I like it


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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 04:39 AM Thread Starter
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New Pics.

Update:

Added the Tangerine Tigers
and the Snowball Shrimp from my other tank.



Tangerine Tree




Messy Table FTS


SnowMaMa




Need to get some blue lights so my snows can glow again~
This is going to be fish free so I can has many babies

Thanks for looking! Any critiques are welcome


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