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||15||12-07-2014 04:08 AM|
20 gallon long
Lighting: T5 Nova
Photo period: highly variable
Fertilization: highly variable; liquid macro-micro Fertz brand, occasional extra shot of potassium, root tabs.
|7||11-06-2014 01:46 AM|
37g tall. Nova Extreme T5HO--upgraded to Marineland Aquatic LED with timer, No c02, weekly flourish--upgraded to Pfertz micro/macro and root tabs, weekly 20% wc. Eheim cannister filter (second filter and chiller removed-pending replacement)
Fauna (updated to most current stock list)
black neon tetra
RCS (red cherry shrimp)
zebra and orange spot nerites
pond, bladder, malaysian trumpet snails.
(pending re-introduction of ramshorn snails)
1x german blue ram
Subject to change and I've probably got a few bits and bobs hiding in the underbrush but...
amazon sword, java fern, anubia, crypts, various hygros (sunset mostly), xmas moss, cardamine lyrata, ludwigia, baby tears, crinum, various floaters.
|6||12-30-2013 06:15 PM|
2.3g Nano (taken down fall 2014)
Deep Blue betta tank (sans dividers)
Substrate: sand (mixed natural/black)
Hardscape: sandblasted manzanita branches mounted on lava rock
Black Bar Endlers (male only)
Snails: rams horn
Flora: *subject to change
anubia nana petite
crypt. (var unknown--poss lucens?)
Lighting/Filtering: TBD, but will remain low tech.
Note: This set-up went thru a number of changes, none entirely satisfactory before being broken down and the contents redistributed to other tanks.
|10||04-17-2013 01:49 AM|
Rescue Crab Habitat
An impulse chain store purchase, this little guy was put thru the proverbial wringer by his hapless owner before landing in my hands.
ORIGINAL: Planted vase approx 1.5g
Substrate: mixed tan/black sand
Hardscape: Lava rock, a few manzanita twigs
Initial set up included: anubia nana petite, java fern, threadleaf java fern, xmas moss, baby tears, cardamine lyrata, duckweed, frogbit, red root floater and some bits of riccia.
Fauna: 1x red claw crab, various pond/rams horn snails.
5g standard tank
Sand and gravel with stacked sandstone
Malaysian Driftwood/manzanita twigs
Flora: frogbit, duckweed, pennywort, java fern, cardamine lyrata, threadleaf java fern, xmas moss, baby tears, shredded marimo moss ball, bits of this and that.
Fauna: 3x red claw crab, half dozen cherry shrimp culls, various snails (rams, pond, mts) and a quartet of endler fry.
|4||04-17-2013 01:45 AM|
3g JPJ Pico
2.5g no-tech: 10/12/12 upgraded to 3g JPJ Picotope. 12/2014 repurposed from cherry shrimp to dedicated "wild type" cherry shrimp tank.
Hardscape: local granite and mopani piece
Flora*: HC, xmas moss, crypts, anubia nana petite, hygro "bold", cardamine lyrata, temple plant, riccia, dwarf pennywort, frogbit, duckweed, red root floaters, salvinia cuculatta.
*subject to constant change
Fauna: 2x olive nerite, variable numbers of culled rams horn snails, ever increasing numbers of "wild type" cherries culled from other tanks.
|10||03-06-2013 01:51 PM|
Various Tiny Tanks
||24||02-08-2013 12:58 AM|
Never Ending Bowl of..
Crypt wendtii, cardamine lyrata, christmas moss, mini bolbitis, frogbit, spiky guppy grass, redroot floater.
Fauna: prev. 5x orange shrimp, nerites and pond snails. Those were moved to a new tank 9/25/12 and this bowl is temp housing for 6 male endlers. 11/24/12 added culled cherry shrimp showing blue coloration.
|7||02-08-2013 12:57 AM|
4.5" diameter, 3" high bowl on stemmed wineglass.
Fauna: 2 cherry shrimp culls
|5||02-07-2013 01:42 AM|
Fauna: varying over time
|12||01-27-2013 10:08 PM|