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12-26-2012 01:23 AM
somewhatshocked Update time!
08-16-2012 09:42 PM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by diwu13 View Post
Wow. So they are pretty hardy ! Makes me wanna try some haha. Maybe some males will knock up my last super tiger? That is.. if she lives that long .

When are you going up to college? Should be coming up! Hope your shrimp make the trip fine

We can probably trade rilis if we set a date. I should be setting up a new tank for blue rilis as well.
Im heading back up on the 25th, I'll be back at Stony Brook Thanksgiving and Winter break for sure, so maybe we can do it one of those days. Hopefully the shrimp populations will be booming!
08-16-2012 09:40 PM
Bananariot
Ideas for my 1/2 5 gallon

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Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
P.S. Have you checked out any of the other "half" tanks that Glass Cages (I know people have tons of opinions about the company - I'm merely talking about the sizes of tanks) makes?

I'm thinking about copycatting you and picking up a 1/2 15gal - 24x12.5x6 (8gal) or 1/2 29gal - 30x12.5x6 (10gal).
TBH I never even saw the half tanks on glass cages, I didn't even know they had them Now that I saw them........... WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ONE A LONG TIME AGO. Half 10 looks nice, my half 5 looks a bit shallow tbh and the black rim on top may cover the vantage point a little bit. So idk if that'll be a problem for you.

I'm out of ideas for plants. Will blyx jap. work in a shallow tank like that with no CO2?

I have MM growing in my 12 long but it grows too slow. I have H. Japan that'll probably work. Maybe I should try some glosso?

I don't want to use CO2....

Also filtration is gonna be interesting to try and figure out....I don't want to shell out for another canister but a shallow tank like that with double HOB?...Its gonna be annoying cause I dont like how the flow dents the substrate.

Corydoras + Shrimp tank? I was planning on ordering some OEBT + BTOE.......

Maybe I should put neos in the corydoras tank before I put any caridinas in just to see how they live? lol
08-16-2012 04:53 PM
somewhatshocked P.S. Have you checked out any of the other "half" tanks that Glass Cages (I know people have tons of opinions about the company - I'm merely talking about the sizes of tanks) makes?

I'm thinking about copycatting you and picking up a 1/2 15gal - 24x12.5x6 (8gal) or 1/2 29gal - 30x12.5x6 (10gal).
08-16-2012 03:12 PM
diwu13
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Originally Posted by Bananariot View Post
Yeah it's the macro lens. Lets put it this way.......haven't got 1 death besides the one I scared to death lmao.

Negatives:
I haven't
1. Gravel vacced
2. Pick up uneaten food
3. Used a fan so the temp climbs to 80

I have...
1. Used scape rocks pushing gH up to 14
2. fed every other day
3. Used co2
4. Used Ferts

Though I have noticed more babies since the lack of CO2, also the same time I pulled out rocks. So either the co2 or the removal of gh seeping rocks caused a higher survivability in the babies. I think it's the rocks personally. Light is so high, plants use CO2 like mad so the co2 indicator was never lighter than dark green.

Dude you should totally come pick some up next time barring any disaster if the babies grow up. I'll let you know. Ironically my school is also called SBU but it's in the most western part of NY lol
Wow. So they are pretty hardy ! Makes me wanna try some haha. Maybe some males will knock up my last super tiger? That is.. if she lives that long .

When are you going up to college? Should be coming up! Hope your shrimp make the trip fine

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Originally Posted by Bananariot View Post
You also can pick up some.....Rilis (red) for sure....they're producing like mad.
Blue Rilis (hopefully im gettin them in tomorrow)

OEBT x BTOE hybrids if my plan for school is successful and goes into fruition lol.
We can probably trade rilis if we set a date. I should be setting up a new tank for blue rilis as well.
08-16-2012 02:05 PM
somewhatshocked Looking really nice.

And great find on the frag tank. Can't wait to see how that turns out. Be sure to start a journal for it.
08-16-2012 05:23 AM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by diwu13 View Post
This the iPhone macro lens?

And I know I asked you this during D3 already lol. So you definitely think TT are super hardy? Like... could I throw them in my tank you think? (Aw fudge.. just remembered you're going back to school. When's the next time you think you'll be at SBU? Might stop by, see some friends, and pick up some TT's )
You also can pick up some.....Rilis (red) for sure....they're producing like mad.
Blue Rilis (hopefully im gettin them in tomorrow)

OEBT x BTOE hybrids if my plan for school is successful and goes into fruition lol.
08-16-2012 05:17 AM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by diwu13 View Post
This the iPhone macro lens?

And I know I asked you this during D3 already lol. So you definitely think TT are super hardy? Like... could I throw them in my tank you think? (Aw fudge.. just remembered you're going back to school. When's the next time you think you'll be at SBU? Might stop by, see some friends, and pick up some TT's )
Yeah it's the macro lens. Lets put it this way.......haven't got 1 death besides the one I scared to death lmao.

Negatives:
I haven't
1. Gravel vacced
2. Pick up uneaten food
3. Used a fan so the temp climbs to 80

I have...
1. Used scape rocks pushing gH up to 14
2. fed every other day
3. Used co2
4. Used Ferts

Though I have noticed more babies since the lack of CO2, also the same time I pulled out rocks. So either the co2 or the removal of gh seeping rocks caused a higher survivability in the babies. I think it's the rocks personally. Light is so high, plants use CO2 like mad so the co2 indicator was never lighter than dark green.

Dude you should totally come pick some up next time barring any disaster if the babies grow up. I'll let you know. Ironically my school is also called SBU but it's in the most western part of NY lol
08-16-2012 03:06 AM
diwu13 This the iPhone macro lens?

And I know I asked you this during D3 already lol. So you definitely think TT are super hardy? Like... could I throw them in my tank you think? (Aw fudge.. just remembered you're going back to school. When's the next time you think you'll be at SBU? Might stop by, see some friends, and pick up some TT's )
08-16-2012 01:33 AM
Bananariot
B/C Grade Tank

B/C grade 3 gallon long now shootin babies out like crazy too, I got about 30 babies in there. Tank is only 2 weeks old but they're all alive and kicking. Used Seachem product like TSS to bypass cycling with success





I love these low grades, thinking about getting more as soon as I settle down in September for school
08-16-2012 01:29 AM
Bananariot So I pulled out the rocks from the scape because they were severely altering my water conditions. My TDS was always 250 something and the GH was hitting heights of 13-15.

Post pulling out the rocks my gH has lowered and I'm now seeing lots of baby TT's running all over the place.

I added Ottos into the tank to help with algae, since I'm putting the light directly on the tank. However, I'm raising the lights time come when I go back to college and get a stand for the whole setup.

$4 Macro lens is yielding moderate results, can't wait to get a real camera, gonna have to wait till Christmas.

Also there's around 30 babies in a 3 gallon long B/C grade tank for CRS. Excited.

zoomed out view, tank looks ugly atm with the lack of anything on the right side as MM is slow to fill in and I just added H. Japan. The absence of rocks leaves a void of emptiness there. Might have to order some driftwood now xD



You know how the saying goes, didn't happen unless there are pics....Baby TT's!




A 3rd baby that's bigger, I have more in the tank but they're too far for my macro lens


The berrying continues, I have about 7-8 berried mamas right now out of 20 total shrimp. Hardiest Caridinas I've cared for up to date.


The ones from Ohbaby are hitting maturity to join Chad's


Baby Fire Red, gonna have to start culling these guys or take em out all together, some look like rili and PFR washes cause I mixed them


Otto Says Hello, where's my screentime


PFR Rili Mix?


He's a mutt but I let him stay cause he's on of my favorites, his eyes stay white. Even after he molts


Rili Mama, with her eggs. You can see the eyes.
08-02-2012 04:56 AM
meowschwitz
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Originally Posted by Bananariot View Post
Biochem sadly. Preparing for med school but I'm a chem major. lol.

If I derim it, I think it'll bow, so I'll keep it as is.
Fun stuff. As a bio major, I'm pretty much in the same boat as you. Don't know about med school yet. That's tough stuff. So much to worry about: GPA, MCAT, ECs, blah blah blah. I don't know how people find the time to study, work, volunteer, study, research, and study. It's crazy.
08-02-2012 04:11 AM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by meowschwitz View Post
You got summer school? I'm glad I opted out of taking classes this summer. School is so blah.

If you're brave enough, you should derim it.
Biochem sadly. Preparing for med school but I'm a chem major. lol.

If I derim it, I think it'll bow, so I'll keep it as is.
08-02-2012 03:02 AM
meowschwitz
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Originally Posted by Bananariot View Post
Haha it's exam studyin day for me, my brother jacked my napping spot.

Yeah I was super shocked at seeing this on craigslist for $15! Called the guy first thing in the morning hahahaha.

Saves me money on buying a 60-F. I don't mind the rim, I wanted the dimensions lol xD
You got summer school? I'm glad I opted out of taking classes this summer. School is so blah.

If you're brave enough, you should derim it.
08-02-2012 02:53 AM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by meowschwitz View Post
Oh snap. That frag tank is sexy. Super sexy.

Also, lol at that kid on the floor to the left.
Haha it's exam studyin day for me, my brother jacked my napping spot.

Yeah I was super shocked at seeing this on craigslist for $15! Called the guy first thing in the morning hahahaha.

Saves me money on buying a 60-F. I don't mind the rim, I wanted the dimensions lol xD
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