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|09-02-2013 05:06 AM|
Originally Posted by themaninthesuit View Post
For dosing I used dry ferts from greenleaf and from past experiences on a larger tank I would just eyeball the amounts. But wasnt really more than a pinch out of each bag. You can also use the flourish series but it get expensive in the long run. In my experience you will need a stronger light, during the dsm if you place it outside you may get some good growth but Ive never had good luck with a tank receiving light through window. good luck with your tank.
|08-26-2013 06:41 PM|
Hi! your tank really impressed me and now I'm starting something similar!
I plan on keeping the HC growing for a while under direct sunlight, won't flood the tank until I have an almost-complete carpet.
I'm worried about the ferts, what is your experience on dosing before and after flooding? I'm currently using only API Root tabs but they don't seem to have much in the line of micros.
How did the EI method worked for you?
|03-24-2013 08:55 PM|
|03-16-2013 08:25 PM|
Originally Posted by Chelleann3 View Post
|03-12-2013 05:52 PM|
It appears that you've updated your lighting, what are you currently using? I have the Fluval V and am not thrilled with the lighting.
|02-18-2013 02:11 AM|
Its been a while. My tank is now officially infested with red cherry shrimp. Not only that but my females are berried again. I need to figure something to do with all these shrimp besides make shrimp scampi. Growth is great here is a picture.
|01-27-2013 03:36 PM|
A 2 week update everything is growing like crazy did my first big trim on this tank. Here are the before and after pictures. Please excuse the trimmed photo as I had just added a water clarifier.
|01-15-2013 02:08 AM|
|Tecstasy||Tank is looking good, wish you luck with the berries|
|01-15-2013 02:02 AM|
|jhwku||3 out of the 4 females are berried as of this afternoon with the 4th looking to be so as well. Soon I will have an army.|
|01-13-2013 01:23 AM|
Have 4 Red cherries saddled but still none that are berried yet. Have been like this for about 2 weeks. One of the females I received berried laid its eggs and now the shrimp are gaining confidence and showing themselves around the tank regularly. I still need to figure out how to efficiently dose this tank with the EI method, because I am starting to grow a bit of algae.
|01-10-2013 02:04 AM|
|jhwku||Thanks this tank is coming along day by day. cant wait for the carpet to fill in and to have some trimmings to spread around this tank. looks like a lot of people got this tank, looking forward to seeing all the different ways it gets scaped|
|01-09-2013 09:59 PM|
|01-09-2013 05:02 PM|
|Leeroyv||liking the look of this alot cant wait to get mine filled and cycled|
|01-04-2013 02:11 AM|
Had to replace an OTO that had White Fungus today. Also started to see baby shrimp all around the tank. The top of my rocks seem to be growing quite a bit of algae even though I have turned my light cycle down. Here are some pictures
|12-29-2012 06:05 PM|
Just did a water change thought I would take a picture. One of my cherry's gave birth but havnt been able to find the little guys checked the filter and everything.
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