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10-30-2012 05:40 AM
andrewss nice and simple setup looks great
10-29-2012 11:31 PM
PinkRasbora Wow that is so simple its stunning. Those Javas are impressively green too.
10-29-2012 10:52 PM
Fat Guy daytime shot. introduced a 15w ott light that I'm going to run for four hours during the 7 hour light cycle with the leds in hopes to give the java fern a little bump. I also like the color from the light.

low maintenance.

10-25-2012 05:01 PM
GMYukonon24s Nice so simple
10-25-2012 04:15 PM
Fat Guy cardinals, rocks, and java fern.

03-14-2012 06:16 AM
Fat Guy look up
03-14-2012 03:56 AM
sunyang730 Any update on this?
03-13-2012 02:35 PM
Fat Guy rock garden

06-20-2011 11:36 PM
raven_wilde Moss + Shrimp and leaving things be is my favorite kind of tank to maintain

Can we see some pics pleaze? It sounds beautiful and I'd like some more inspiration for my soon to be purchased (probably Edge) nano.
05-09-2011 06:05 AM
Fat Guy Right now this tank has some really lovely layers of moss and a ton of cherry shrimp. There are also two neons to add to the dynamic. It has evolved into a very low light and low maintenance tank. I've stopped running the LEDs and run the coralife mini pc instead. The moss really looks beautiful. More beautiful then I would have expected, and it's because I haven't touched the moss in over three months so its growth looks very natural and unforced. It's not tied to any netting anymore and has completely engulfed the driftwood. I totally dig it. It is the most painless maintenance free tank I've kept. The only work it requires now is done when I have to remove the nerite snail eggs that scatter the glass like graffiti. It is a very serene tank and the cherries really give it a nice balance within the dark green from the plants and bright reds from their shells.
05-09-2011 04:48 AM
JamesHockey update man?
04-20-2011 07:20 AM
sugarbyte I've had my Fluval Edge for about 3 weeks now and I've rescaped it twice already... I'm thinking of redoing everything again.. I'm don't feel so insane after having joined this forum and seeing how common this behavior is with other aquarists :P lol!

I love what you did with the tank and I thoroughly enjoyed seeing its progress and modifications
01-04-2011 07:10 AM
Fat Guy hey celine. Sadly, yes, the poor lone neon is still in there.

the driftwood in the last picture looks nothing like it does now. It was a good jumping off point for me to getting an idea of the moss wrapped around the wood. However, since the last photo, the wood has finally become water logged and I have rescaped. My 8 cherry shrimp have multiplied and are nearly 30 plus and my white cloud makeshift mountain minnow tank is harboring an eheim 2211 with lovely bacteria colonies for the mini m.

In other news:
I finally get the solar mini light for the mini m tomorrow as well as some power sand for my new tank. I won't get the baby tears for the new tank until Thursday or Friday (depending on the new york shipments to the lfs). I can't wait to set up my new tank. I don't think I've ever been as patient before with this hobby. Looking forward to a new horizon.

best, el g
01-03-2011 11:41 PM
celine that is such a cool tank!!! is the poor lone neon still in there?
12-20-2010 02:20 AM
talontsiawd I loved this tank, can't wait to see the next
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