My 5 gallon pre-shrimp aquarium - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 71
My 5 gallon pre-shrimp aquarium

I started getting interested in breeding shrimp after joining this site so I decided to try my hand at it. I know that 5 gallons is a little small but it's all I had room for so I didn't have many options! Just wanted to see if it looks good or if I should change something or move something around.
1 pro-sponge 20

Java moss
1 red tiger lotus bulb (because I had nowhere else to put it)

I hope to breed cherry shrimp first and then maybe move to a harder shrimp species. Thanks for looking!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1633.jpg
Views:	40
Size:	91.7 KB
ID:	61329  

jcork1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 11:09 PM
Wannabe Guru
steven p's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: columbus, ne
Posts: 1,528
Super lush, but a ten isn't much bigger of a footprint, and a 20h isn't far off either.. anyway, if the cycle is complete, you should be good to go.
steven p is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 71
I still have to cycle it. I have this tank sideways because it wouldn't fit the other way around. I tried a 10 gallon but it was hanging off the edge and I thought I'd eventually bump into it and send it sprawling
jcork1 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

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