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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
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Step by Step Set up New Shrimp Tank

Today i went to petco and came home with my new tank that will be dedicated to Shrimp
Set Up:
Tank: AGA 5.5 Gallon
Filter:Tetra Ex PF10
Lighting:26 Watt 6700K GE
Substrate:Used ADA Amazonia 1 Power Sand S Tourmaline BC
Co2:None
Ferts: Squirt of Brightly K every once ina while for good luck
Plants:Java Fern, Hygrophilla Difformis
Fauna:Yellow Shrimp
Enough Talk here are the pics :P
Oh the Possibilities...

Tourmaline BC not really necessary, but i have extra

Putting in the Amazonia

All in

Java Fern on wood

Weting the substrate for planting

Planted

Right after filled

Ill add new pics as the tank cycles, I know I need a sponge over the intake ill put it on ina couple days as i want as much flow as possible right now.
Let me know if im doing something wrong, comments welcome.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 04:04 AM
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Nice Start!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 04:10 AM
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Where are you getting your yellow shrimp. I've been trying to get some from aquabid for 2 days now, but the seller isn't answering my pleas to pay him!
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Where are you getting your yellow shrimp. I've been trying to get some from aquabid for 2 days now, but the seller isn't answering my pleas to pay him!
Im actually not sure where i will be getting the shrimp yet...
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-07-2011, 09:06 PM
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lol its cycling, not a lot of fun pics can be taken during this time period :P
the scape looks very nice.
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