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09-06-2013 05:48 AM
Originally Posted by Geniusdudekiran View Post
Tank still up?
Sorry for the very late response. Had problems with my home pipes bursting last year. Had to gut out the crawl space under the house and the whole kitchen. Took over 4 months working with insurance and contractors to get everything repaired. Water damage is no joke!

With all this happening, all my tanks (5) suffered. I got back into the hobby earlier this year but have not been very active till now.

This tank is no longer up but has been replaced with a 3 gallon tank instead. Took pics and will create a journal on another thread.
08-30-2012 02:03 AM
Geniusdudekiran Tank still up?
12-30-2011 06:29 AM
Onenobee An updated pic on some of the inhabitants:

11-22-2011 06:24 AM
Originally Posted by SgtPeppersLHC View Post
Where did you get the fixture for your tank/how much was it?
Here is a link....
11-22-2011 04:03 AM
allaboutfish only thing i dont like is the cholla wood. not a big fan of it. but awesome looking tank!! but plz dont put ottos in this tank, 1. its too small, 2. theyre social and need a minimum of 3 to a group. maybe a nerite snail instead.
11-22-2011 03:49 AM
SgtPeppersLHC Where did you get the fixture for your tank/how much was it?
11-14-2011 06:42 PM
h4n holy picture size!
11-14-2011 06:44 AM
New creatures/bugs

Well found new inhabitants in my tank........I think they are copecods/cyclops bugs:

I guess it is a sign my water is good and from what I have read they are pretty much harmless but eeeewwwwww! I was trying to keep it mostly a shrimp tank but I guess will try and put some fish in there in hopes they eat them up or at the very least keep them in check.

Any one had any experience with pseudomugil gertrudae fry and if they will eat these cyclops/copepods? Otherwise, what other small/nano size fish will eat them and not bother baby shrimps?
11-12-2011 01:56 AM
Geniusdudekiran I agree! Nice!
11-12-2011 01:26 AM
cableguy69846 Looks good.
11-12-2011 12:32 AM
Update to my 2.5 Gallon Tank 11/11/11

Received the light strip I was waiting for in but did not like it much when I installed it. The light bulb placement in the light strip was way off to one side and only gave light to that side of the tank so I returned it. I got a Catalina light house fixture and a 13 watt 6500k bulb. It looks much better and has a better light spread in the tank.

Got the Fluval Shrimp Stratum top off, the cholla wood pieces and the 4 inch heater in the tank. Got some nice juvie RCS as the new inhabitants.

Updated photos: Yes I know, tank glass needs cleaning. Thinking of putting an otto in to keep algae in check.

Thanks for looking!
10-28-2011 01:40 PM
Newman that does look good now =)
as for the heating issue, you wont need a heater unless your room temps go below 70F or above 85F, or if they swing a LOT during the day/night...shouldn't really be happening if there is a reliable heat source for your room.
10-28-2011 01:03 PM
DishyFishy I have that Toms in my 5.5gal, I love it too!
10-28-2011 04:56 AM
cableguy69846 Good lookin tank so far. The Tom's Mini Filter is amazing. I have one in my 2 gallon hex, and it is the best thing ever. As far as the light, I use this one on my 2.5 and it is great.

Something to consider for the future.
10-28-2011 04:38 AM
Onenobee Ok made some changes. Removed the rocks and added some slopes. Moved a few things around. Added Blyxa Japonica, a little of DHG, and some moss on the wood. Will stack a few cholla wood back left hand corner between the DHG and HC once it stops floating around. Shrimp should love that. I think it looks alot better.

Light bulb came in today but not the light strip. Ordered both at the same time from Petco but mailed form 2 different locations. I think the strip might be lost some where because other than the package being accepted/picked up on 8/25/11 (Priority Shipping), no other updates.

Still need to get some Fluval Shrimp Stratum and a small heater that I can adjust the temp on. Any suggestions on the heater?
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