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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Long overdue update. Both shrimp species are thriving. CRS are frequently berried but never seem to hatch. Cherry population is growing pretty well. Overall I have a ton of shrimp in this tank.

Just added 6 celestial perl danios and am loving them. They go perfectly with the shrimp. They are leaving the adults alone and hopefully not eating too many shrimp babies.

I rescaped the whole thing and like this look much better. Just need to wait for the liliopsis to grow in in the back more and it should look nice.
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 07:42 PM
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It looks good and I like without the background. I was reading your journal and I'm courious about the worms you had in the tank, are they still around and where do you think they came from?
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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I had both planaria (flatworms) and nematodes (roundworms) they were both small and you could really only see them squirming around in the substrate pressed up against the glass. I think they probably hitched a ride over on the substrate or plants. At the time I had no fish and was overfeeding a bit which resulted in a fair amount of worms (and also pond snails). I cut back on feeding and there are almost none left. Hopefully the fish I just added will snack on the rest of them, although I don't think they're really hurting anything in there.
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-19-2012, 04:56 AM Thread Starter
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Update! Things are a bit overgrown and need to be trimmed down.

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