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kcoscia 08-12-2013 07:16 PM

HELP ME convert this to shrimp (10g plants only)

eco complete is coming via mail shortly
plants will be anubias, wisteria, anacharis, java fern (all from my main 10g)

10g tank
aquatech filter 10g
tetra ht10 heater

this will be the tiny snail house as well, since now i have at least four if not more:proud:

TankYouVeryMuch 08-13-2013 07:21 PM

De-rim that ish!!! ;)

kcoscia 08-13-2013 07:25 PM

Gotta have a cover or my kitten will be swimming! Plus I feel like I'm not advanced enough for that!

TankYouVeryMuch 08-13-2013 07:27 PM

2x4's... Couple nails... Lol. Might as well just build a rack

And... De-rim that ish!

kcoscia 08-13-2013 11:14 PM

my heater was on overdrive... water was warm to the touch. Looks like I need to go buy a new one :| plants are now in the tank. can't wait for the eco complete to come so the plants can be grounded

kcoscia 08-15-2013 03:33 AM

update: working heater and thermometer! now waiting for eco complete. should be here friday!
I have the fastest snail in this tank right now, along with three other babies (smaller than a 1/2 cm. (i'd say 3mm)

Shimagoma 08-15-2013 03:39 AM

I swear I saw this on tumblr :P

*chants* De-RIM de.. RIM!

kcoscia 08-15-2013 03:53 AM

i do have a tumblr for my tanks! i posted the original picture there. low-techtank?

kcoscia 08-15-2013 03:54 AM

snail running around

kcoscia 08-17-2013 01:38 AM

eco complete is here! will lay it down tonight!
MANY plants on order:
20! stems of moneywort (most excited for this)
many crypts
java moss!

TankYouVeryMuch 08-17-2013 03:25 AM


Originally Posted by Shimagoma (Post 4064818)

*chants* De-RIM de.. RIM!

I like where this is going lol.

Congrats on plants

kcoscia 08-19-2013 08:36 PM

got some plants in today! i dont want to post pictures until i get a substrate cap/more eco complete!
but here is some moss that i got (dont have anything in the tank to put it on yet, in search of a center piece but can't seem to pull the trigger)

kcoscia 08-20-2013 02:55 PM

getting CFLs! hope this will boost my growth!

kcoscia 08-22-2013 10:13 PM

put the CFLs in today and set up a timer for two 3 hour periods with a two hour break, 6 total hours!
i will be posting pictures when i get more substrate. right now the tank is a mess with floating stem plants and all sorts of stuff since I dont have enough substrate to keep stems down

kcoscia 08-24-2013 12:26 AM

holy plants!
i got so many plants in the mail today!

so i laid down black sand to cap my eco complete to create depth.

then i planted and planted and planted!

wait till you see it. tomorrow i will post a picture. it's planted chaos but it excites me :)

maybe i will actually scape it soon. today i just had to get everything settled.

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