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shrimpnmoss 12-28-2012 07:13 AM

| ShrimpTech | v4 | 60p | R.I.P.|
 
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Almost 2013. Time to start something new.


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ramen lover 12-28-2012 06:36 PM

very cool. how is the output of your filter pipe positioned? i don't see the hose?

Betta Maniac 12-28-2012 07:16 PM

This looks like it will be interesting ...

Green_Flash 12-28-2012 09:28 PM

Nice, what is the black thing in the left corner?

ch3fb0yrdee 12-28-2012 09:49 PM

Looks neat. Subscribed!

PS: Where did you buy the UGF? I like the way the black air funnel thing looks.

h4n 12-28-2012 09:50 PM

Can't wait to see the outcomes!

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shrimpnmoss 12-31-2012 01:57 AM

Phase 1 of Plant installation
 
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CO2 grow out for a couple of months.

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Mini X Mas moss Carpet
Weeping Moss Wood
Micro Anubias
Anubias White Orb

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Ben. 12-31-2012 05:41 AM

Been away too long, its v4 already!? looking good, is that the output or input of the filter on the right?

h4n 12-31-2012 11:02 AM

Looking good!
I see you picked up a Anubias white :)


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shrimpnmoss 01-01-2013 08:10 PM

Breeder Box Installed - Pics of Filtration
 
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zoragen 01-01-2013 08:36 PM

wow! love that the tubes are black so they blend so well with the substrate.

FlyingSheep 01-01-2013 09:45 PM

I'm rather new to this hobby, and to be honest, I don't have the slightest idea what I'm looking at. I understand intake/outake, but that's... So much. =O

deleted_user_17 01-01-2013 10:19 PM

Interesting setup and great photos. Good luck with it.

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fplata 01-01-2013 10:32 PM

I am following this one for sure.


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shrimpnmoss 01-01-2013 10:34 PM

Filtration Explained
 
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Originally Posted by FlyingSheep (Post 2137882)
I'm rather new to this hobby, and to be honest, I don't have the slightest idea what I'm looking at. I understand intake/outake, but that's... So much. =O

Let me help you out. There are three different filtration categories on this tank.

1)The primary filter are the two green canisters you see in the stand. They are connected together with the big one pushing water through the small one and back into the tank. Intake is behind the sponge on the right. Outflow is a glass lily on the upper left hand corner.

2)There is also an air pump driving the Undergravel Filter (UGF) and the sponge Filter. The black tube on the left with the bubbles coming out and the black sponge on the right is what you're looking for.

3)The breeder box has it's own ZooMed 501 filter that draws water from the main tank and puts clean water into the breeder box. The box overflows back into the main tank. That's the little tiny canister by the electrical outlet picture. The ZooMed 501 is not by the electrical outlet anymore....was just there for testing purposes.

There are also some extra tubes at the moment, because I'm running CO2 to kick start the plants. The CO2 will be removed later. You can also see the paintball CO2 next to the two green Eheim filters.

That's pretty much it.


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