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03-31-2012 02:52 AM
lasutaku Shrimp has arrived!

10x Painted Fire Red
10x Amano
10x CRS
10x CBS

Hopefully they will do ok.

03-29-2012 04:08 AM
FlyingHellFish Why did you break down the Min M? It was gorgeous!
03-28-2012 07:54 PM
lasutaku Thanks, unfortunately, I broke down the Mini-M. I'll start get it up and running again sooner or later.

As for dosing, just using PFertz, NPKM.
For the Mini-M, did 1 squirt every other day.

Took a good few months for the mini pellia to start covering the driftwood. The picture i posted last of it is at about the 7~8 month period?
03-28-2012 09:07 AM
FlyingHellFish Your Mini M with the Cuba looks amazing! Mind tell me what your dosing is?

The mini pellia on driftwood is equally as stunning, how long did the pellia take to grow over the wood?
03-28-2012 08:35 AM
lasutaku Trimmed and water change. All shrimps ordered and has been shipped out. Hoping it will come in by Thursday!

03-23-2012 08:47 PM
updated pics 3/23

So quick update.

I was in the process of purchasing a new home, and with all the open houses, packing, moving, blah blah blah, I really neglected the tank.

Things got out of hand, and once I finished my move, I decided to just tear everything down.

I didn't re-start my Mini-M, but I did re-start my 60P.

This time, I wanted to do something that required less "maintenance", as in trimming. So, I opted to use slower growing plants, and no foreground.

After setting the tank up for about a month, I failed to realize that my CO2 had run out, and the tank was running for almost a week with no CO2, and had an algae break.

I just got everything back together, and just did a water change, taking out as much algae as possible, but there are still some left.

Anyways, here are a few pictures of how the tanks looks as of now:

I'm in the process of ordering some CRS, CBS, Amanos, and PFR from members here on the forum.
Hoping it'll all come in sometime next week.

Thanks for looking!
03-22-2012 04:46 PM
Fat Guy
Originally Posted by lasutaku View Post
I actually just moved, and in the process, broke down the Mini M, but re-started the 60P. I'll post some pictures soon!
lookin forward to the new pics.
03-22-2012 12:39 AM
lasutaku I actually just moved, and in the process, broke down the Mini M, but re-started the 60P. I'll post some pictures soon!
03-22-2012 12:26 AM
Geniusdudekiran Is this tank still up?
04-18-2011 10:40 PM
lasutaku Thanks el g, I really need to learn the art of trimming HC that you have mastered lol.

And yes JamesHockey, it's a fishneedit MH.
I'm using the 150 watt
04-18-2011 04:08 PM
JamesHockey NOICE

is that a fishneedit metal halide?
04-18-2011 03:00 PM
Fat Guy lookin really cool
04-18-2011 06:29 AM
lasutaku Hi everyone, I haven't updated this in a while.

Mini - M
I took out the drift wood I had, took off as much of the mini pellia as possible, got new drift wood, and attached the mini pellia. I just put it in yesterday, so a lot of the string I used to attach the mini pellia is visible, but it'll disappear as the mini pellia grows.

The CPDs are much more active now, they are out in the open swimming now, and come up to beg for food when I approach, so that's a good thing.

I definitely need to trim down the HC shorter, but I did so much work on the tank, I decided to let everything kind of calm down first, then I'll dig in and trim down the HC.

I purchased a new CO2 canister and Milwaukee regulator for the tank. As soon as the paintball canister runs out of CO2, I'll start using the Milwaukee regulator.

I pulled out as much of the Riccia as possible.
I also pulled out most of my mini rotala pearls.
I cut a bunch of the bolbitis leaves off.
It looks pretty empty right now, but the tank was looking pretty wild, and I wanted denser growth on from the bolbitis, so now I just need to wait for things to grow in.

Unfortunately, I broke my ADA intake lily pipe. But I can still attach the tubing to the lily pipe, so i'll live with it for a while.

I did purchase a Eheim 2215 for the tank. It's MUCH better than the Fluval 205 I had on it. Much more water movement now.

Anyways, on to the pictures (pardon the floating mini rotala pearls in the mini m, it's for sale right now):

03-02-2011 02:38 AM
lasutaku Thanks guys.

Problemman - took a few months to get to this point.

el g - still being skittish. I really like them, and they come out when it's feeding time, but for the most part, whenever someone walks by, they go straight to the back corner of the tank and hide.

bsk - I'll definitely let you know when I do a trim on my mini pellia~
03-01-2011 11:21 PM
bsk wow thats a lot of mini pellia! want to sell me some I'll come pick it up lmk
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