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post #316 of 347 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 01:46 AM Thread Starter
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My pic uploading no longer works through the forums :/

But the light does well. The plants are growing, and a layer of floaters are even there now. It's a really simple tank.

It only recently 100% stabilized though. I need more shrimp for it D:

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post #317 of 347 (permalink) Old 12-03-2013, 05:10 AM Thread Starter
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How's this look guys?

I did a little updating, I cleaned it, tested my parameters, did a water change and added some plants.

Just a few more crypts, and a carpeting plant. Plants Kudos to Mike (Ebi)

Oblongshrimp sent me a scoop of tiger shrimp. They're beautiful juvies right now. And hopefully they do OK in the tank.

It still has the one lone Blue Diamond left. She's a healthy, beautiful shrimp. She just has nobody to mate with. If anybody wants to send me a few blue diamond males, I'd be more than happy to pay.

I do have a question. I've never experienced this before. The shrimp are all swimming up and down, across and back across the tank. It just doesn't seem like they've settled in yet. Is this a normal thing, or are they unhappy with water parameters? I appreciate an answer on this.

Anywhose. Heres a pic with my DSLR.
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Looks great mark!!
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post #319 of 347 (permalink) Old 12-08-2013, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks man!

Here's a pic a week later. Had some leaves fall off, some adjustments, but overall it's settling nice!


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And it's inhabitants! Beautiful tigers. Mostly juvi or even smaller than juvi, but that's what I asked for. Quite unfortunately I had one jump out on me a hours after a 5-hour acclimation, but they've settled in really nicely and they're gorgeous.

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Wow I took a portion of your moss lol

Looks much more clean

Let me know whenever you need a 'clean-up crew!' Lol
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Wow I took a portion of your moss lol

Looks much more clean

Let me know whenever you need a 'clean-up crew!' Lol
No problem at all! How's the Monte Carlo look? Should I do anything to it? Think it'll grow right?

Yeah you got a full Tupperware tub full. Half from this tank, half from another tank.

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No problem at all! How's the Monte Carlo look? Should I do anything to it? Think it'll grow right?

Yeah you got a full Tupperware tub full. Half from this tank, half from another tank.
Looks good!! Beware it could carpet very densely/compact :p
It's fine that way. Should grow in nicely


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Very interesting! Thanks, Mike.

I hope I can keep it pretty much trimmed down, or is that a tall task.

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Very interesting! Thanks, Mike.

I hope I can keep it pretty much trimmed down, or is that a tall task.
Yeah, nice thing about it is it's difficult to kill hehehe

Should fill I'm nicely!


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stay tuned. I'll be posting pics frequently, as this is my favorite tank at the moment!

I go through a cycle of loving and not loving tanks, all based on how they look and how their inhabitants are doing. For a long time, my CRS journal was my favorite tank. I killed it with the wrong light.

I think that I've got the perfect amount of light on here, and if I monitor it well, I can keep its 'cuteness' quite high lol.

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Oh my lol. I added Borneo Wild Stout to my tank today just to get them all some strong shells. I don't feed it frequently. But it sent the shrimp all over the tank.

Does anybody think I should get a few more blue diamonds so this girl can breed?.. Or should I just wait and let her eventually pass with no offspring?





Picking the Stout out of the water as it passes. What a smart shrimp lol.

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Put her and a few more in the spec and rebuild it!
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You should put her and a few others in the spec and rebuild that bad boy!
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I would try again and see if you get offspring. She is very pretty. Maybe the offspring will be hardy like her.

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