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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-30-2013, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
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Newbie shrimp tank ( heavy pic)

20 gallons ( long)
Shrimp : CRS (S-SSS), CBS ( S-SS ) , Tangirine Tiger , BKK
Substrate : ADA amanozia ( 9 litter)
Light: odyssea
Chiller : CPU fan, AC
Filter : eheim 2217 , UGF
Plant: fissidens, mini fissidens, mini pellia , java moss, java fern, Subwassertang,frogbit.
Driftwood : Bonsai (100 % nature wood)
Doping : BT-9, Stout, humic, old sea mud powder, mineral stone
Parameter
PH: 6.0-6.4
TDS: 123
Ammonia :0
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:0
Kh:0-1
GH:4-5

June 26








After 24 hrs, water was clear , turn on air pump


Added driftwood


1st week, 50% wc
2nd week, 50% wc
3rd week, 20% wc

After 6 weeks , added bonsai driftwood , fissidens mesh, moss...


August 6
I checked parameter of my shrimp tank again



Completed cycling water .


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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-31-2013, 04:19 AM
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Beautiful tank. I'm looking for TT. Lemme know if theyre ever for sale.
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wow that is alot of additives lol and where did you get the bonsai wood
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I'm wondering if the breakdown and silt from the amazonia will clog those UGF's pretty quickly?
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I'm wondering if the breakdown and silt from the amazonia will clog those UGF's pretty quickly?
I put some matrix media on UGF . I hope it does not break down quickly. This is my first experience , and I still need learn a lot of things from other members

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I put some matrix media on UGF . I hope it does not break down quickly. This is my first experience , and I still need learn a lot of things from other members
Lol I didnt see that in the pictures so I didn't know you did. Matrix is the right step! Good job and nice lookin tank
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out of curiosity are you trying to mix them and get tigerbees?
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out of curiosity are you trying to mix them and get tigerbees?
I got some tigerbees, but I'm looking buy Snow White and mix them. I want get fancy tiger shrimp
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Beautiful setup... and stunning shrimp!

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post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 10:29 PM
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Beautiful set up!

Where did u get that wood man?! I would like to get something like that. Hawaii doesn't have vendors that have that kind of drift
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I also would like to know where he got the bonsai looking wood from.

I used to keep an open mind but my brains kept falling out.
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You've aquired a beautiful piece of wood.
Your tanks looks lush green and healthy.
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post #15 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 11:02 AM
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nice man!

Again where did you get the wood from?
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