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akdylpickles 03-13-2012 05:42 AM

The 10 gallon guppy jungle
This is my new 10 gallon tank. I seeded it with some media from my old tank. excuse the random rock I put it in the tank for the goby to clean)

Tank Specs:
The tank is a standard 10 gallon
2 15 watt CFL lights in standard hood
1 filter (not sure of brand)
50 watt heater
Organic miracle grow capped with play sand

mother plant of crpyt wendtii "bronze"
dwarf sag
ludwigia repens

1 african rock goby
1 crs shrimp
and soon I will hopefully get some show german red snakeskin guppies :)

Thanks for looking.

Heres a pic of the mother crypt
and one of the goby

Da Plant Man 03-13-2012 02:53 PM

Looking good! Can't wait to see the guppies!

Cottagewitch 03-13-2012 06:01 PM

So far so good!


akdylpickles 03-14-2012 06:08 AM

Does anyone have any recommendations for the tank?

jnizzle 03-14-2012 06:50 AM

Putting in any background plants? Jungle val or Rotala or Ludwigia maybe!

akdylpickles 03-14-2012 06:53 AM

Alright. Thanks. Next monday Da Plant Man is sending me a huge plant package so I might trow some plants in this tank depending on what he sends me :) IM also thinking of putting a carpeting plant in here? opinions?

@marko@ 03-14-2012 01:26 PM

its a small tank, the best carpets for a tank that size would be HC, or E. belem

akdylpickles 03-22-2012 02:56 AM

Well today I got two little crs shrimp!!! Im really excited. Pics later :icon_lol:

Da Plant Man 03-22-2012 03:47 AM


Lookin' good :)

akdylpickles 03-25-2012 05:06 AM

Well I put the bag in the water when I got the shrimp and i hadn't even put any water in the bag when the smaller shrimp died :( So now I only have one shrimp. ill hopefully get more soon. but theyre so expensive at the fish store
What grade is this?
Updated shot:

Assassynation 03-26-2012 11:41 AM

Venturing into CRS is risky, I would say that they are A,B grade.

akdylpickles 03-30-2012 11:45 PM

Got 9 cherry shrimp yesterday! pics will come later :)

GMYukonon24s 04-01-2012 05:39 PM

You have a good tank going here. I think I would add some on the right side. The one plant looks lonely.

akdylpickles 04-01-2012 06:37 PM

Yeah I'm trying to figure out a good foreground plant that doesn't need co2. Options?

GoldenTetra 04-16-2012 12:51 AM

any updates? :)

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