The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Blyxa Island
Thread: Blyxa Island
View Single Post
post #25 of (permalink) Old 07-28-2012, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Guru
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: North NJ
Posts: 2,246
Put in some Blyxa japonica. The blyxa arrived when i was not home, so it sat in my mailbox for a day, baking in the sun. luckily it all survived and will be growing back. Looks tattered now, but its growing back.

Updated the FTS!

Raised my TDS level to 100ppm, and now I'll wait for the plants to get going before i add any shrimp. There were two cherry shrimplets in there a while back (they somehow survived the tank breakdown and rebuild), but i don't see them now, so I assume they are gone.

I need some help deciding which shrimp to start this tank out with.
Something softwater. Maybe crystal shrimp? or should i stick with painted fire red cherries again for starters?

I am going on vacation for a month, so the tank will remain w/o livestock. will give it a while to stabilize, before i slowly start building the bioload.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCN0945.JPG
Views:	1870
Size:	60.8 KB
ID:	51631  

Newman is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome