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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-18-2013, 04:45 AM Thread Starter
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First time tank

Hey guys this is my first 10 Gal fish tank. It does not have much so here is what I am posting.

Plants:

1 Anubias plant
A bit of Java Moss
2 Pcs Drift wood

Soil:

1 Fluval stratum soil

Fish:

2 Celestial Pearl Danio
1 S (I think) grade Crystal Red Shrimp
6 Lampeye Kiliefish (Soon to be given away)
20+ Painted red shrimp (Thank you eeng168!) (added 05/17/2013)

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10 Gal tank
1 Aquaclear 70 (Trying to figure out how to lower the flow.. keeps moving the stratum aside. Also the shrimps are being pushed away :'(











It's been running for for about 3 weeks now. No dead fishes (thank God)
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-18-2013, 07:47 AM
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Looks good! Keep a very sharp eye on your paramiters. Its liable to spike soon if its only been running for 3 weeks total.

To lower the flow on your filter, pull the tube up. It should be adjustable where it goes into the filter. Pulling it up will lower the flow.
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An aquaclear 70? That's really overkill you could put an aquaclear 30 on and it be 10x better


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An aquaclear 70? That's really overkill you could put an aquaclear 30 on and it be 10x better


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Sadly only filter I have tbh.
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I'd get rid of the rubber band and use dental floss/ nylon thread instead. IME banded area tends to rot.

If that's algae on the anubias leaves, I will move the lamp further away. It grows better in shade.
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Sadly I don't have any nylon threads :'(

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I'd get rid of the rubber band and use dental floss/ nylon thread instead. IME banded area tends to rot.

If that's algae on the anubias leaves, I will move the lamp further away. It grows better in shade.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 12:19 AM
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Throw some mesh on the inflow tubing. Add more water into the tank. Both of these will slow the flow. Also you can add more media in the HOB
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