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02-09-2016 12:56 AM
Fishies_in_Philly Use a knee high or the foot off of pantyhose. Works like a charm


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02-09-2016 12:33 AM
marley77
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Hi All,
New to the planted tank Hobby. I set this up Thursday.
Wanted to know if anybody has any Ideas to improve this.
The tank was cycled with a few plants for three weeks.
Thank you

Bump: Another view
I think it looks pretty good. The rock on the right looks a little out of place. The plants look pretty healthy from that shot. Got any closer shots?

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Looking good! If you need more shrimp, let me know, I seem to have had a population boom


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I'm convinced my shrimp want to live in the filter. I tried turning the flow down to 1/2 on the AC70 but they're back in the filter again. Maybe I should get a sponge cover or some mesh or something.
02-08-2016 10:25 PM
Fishies_in_Philly
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Originally Posted by fishlover12 View Post
Hi All,

New to the planted tank Hobby. I set this up Thursday.

Wanted to know if anybody has any Ideas to improve this.

The tank was cycled with a few plants for three weeks.

Thank you

Bump: Another view

It depends, what do you want to improve? Are you happy with it? And what are the specs of the tank? Size? Light? Co2 or no? Ferts?


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02-08-2016 08:18 PM
fishlover12 Hi All,
New to the planted tank Hobby. I set this up Thursday.
Wanted to know if anybody has any Ideas to improve this.
The tank was cycled with a few plants for three weeks.
Thank you

Bump: Another view
02-08-2016 06:56 PM
AquaAurora 55g riparium
02-08-2016 04:00 PM
Fishies_in_Philly Looking good! If you need more shrimp, let me know, I seem to have had a population boom


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02-07-2016 10:28 PM
marley77 Got some more plants in from Bamaplants. Picked up 5 Panda Cories and 5 Otos from petsmart. I count about 6 red cherry shrimp including one berried female.

I need to cut that microsword up and plant it more evenly spaced to get a better carpet going. I'll have to order some proper aquascaping tools.
01-30-2016 09:05 PM
Fishies_in_Philly That's going to grow in nice, after the crypts finish melting and start growing again


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01-30-2016 01:24 AM
marley77 Hey everyone.

Here's some pretty poor quality pictures of my 20 long. Thanks to Fishies_in_Philly for most of the plants.

Right now there is some number of red cherry shrimp greater than or equal to 4, a pond snail, and another snail I haven't seen before (pictured).
01-14-2016 01:17 PM
Fishies_in_Philly It's been a few years since I posted a new aquarium. I finally decided to convert my 125 from a dart frog viv, back to aquarium. I'm still working on hard scape. Here are my 2 main pieces I may be working with. It will be a black water tank, not sure yet if I am going se Asian or sa.


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12-11-2014 05:17 AM
ryubui hah...i cant imagine a wolf spider hiding behind any trees :s
12-10-2014 10:19 PM
AquaAurora
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so how do you keep spiders out of ripariums?
I've never noticed any, I'd suspect my angelfish scared them away trying to catch them... Or my cats get them before they can reach the tank.
12-10-2014 09:17 PM
ryubui so how do you keep spiders out of ripariums?
12-10-2014 09:13 PM
AquaAurora 6.1g bow front and 7.1g cube


3g bubble bowl, >0.5g vase, and 2g cookie jar


>0.9g cube


55g Riparium



20g long but its just an anubias qt right now not really 'planted'.. need to figure out plant/fish stocking by spring


Also have a 12g long but I have a hard time getting good fts... someday I'll post its photo (and journal)
10-15-2014 02:44 AM
midlife_hobbyist Bill,
That is really taking shape! Looks like you are getting settled in....
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