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pandjpudge 12-07-2008 08:49 PM

20 Gal. Rebirth 4/09/15
 
Substrate:

Pool filter sand

Equipment:

Coralife Aqualight: 36" 2 x 96W (only 1 on) 6700 K
Hagen Aquaclear 30 and 50
Visi Therm Stealth Heater
Zoo Med 501 sponges are pre-filters

Stock List:

Fish
Peppered Cory (3)
Emerald Dwarf Rasbora (Microrasbora erythromicron)
Celestial Pearl Danio


Inverts
Cherry Red Shrimp (A LOT)
Whatever is hopping around in the Java Moss
Horned Nerites

Plants
Java Fern sold 3/10/09
Java Moss
Cryptocoryne wendtii
Cryptocoryne spiralis
Petite nana
Drawf Sag
Rotala rotundifolia
"Scarlet Temple"
Microsword (Lilaeopsis novae-zealandiae)**added 1/15/09**

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4324.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4325.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4340.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4314.jpg

Outsane 12-07-2008 11:25 PM

thats a ton of shrimps! and its nice and green!

lauraleellbp 12-07-2008 11:42 PM

Welcome to TPT!

And that's a really lovely tank. :)

pandjpudge 12-07-2008 11:47 PM

Thanks all! The pics are slighty out dated and the tank is currently is a jungle and needs a trim.

CL 12-08-2008 12:09 AM

Nice tank!

pandjpudge 12-08-2008 01:44 AM

Took 2 quick shots of the tank as it stands today. It needs a serious trim/pull but won't have time until later this week after finals.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4640.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4642.jpg

I'm also trying to find some Forktail Rainbows to add to the tank. If anyone can point me in the right direction that would be great!

CL 12-08-2008 01:49 AM

Wow, nice! I hope your finals go well, mine are next week. :o

roybot73 12-08-2008 02:03 AM

Nice healthy looking tank! Fat Otos are always a good thing:thumbsup:

Down_Shift 12-08-2008 03:02 AM

Yo cRSX

pandjpudge 12-08-2008 03:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by clwatkins10 (Post 739447)
Wow, nice! I hope your finals go well, mine are next week. :o

Good luck with yours:thumbsup:

Quote:

Originally Posted by roybot73 (Post 739458)
Nice healthy looking tank! Fat Otos are always a good thing:thumbsup:

Thanks! They love their algae chips and one of them is a female with nice yellow eggs. No breeding yet probably because my pH is too high:(

Quote:

Originally Posted by Down_Shift (Post 739489)
Yo cRSX

:icon_mrgr

pandjpudge 12-09-2008 03:53 AM

Just wanted too share some of my favorite older pictures...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4319.jpg
Caught in the act
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4292.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4312.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4323.jpg

pandjpudge 12-16-2008 05:52 AM

Exams are done and over with...I can finally work on the tank. Clear out the jungle and rescape the tank is the plan. I will be pulling out at least one of the pieces of driftwood and it will be replaced with another piece from another tank that I tore down a couple of months back.

what is going in the tank
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f3...e/IMG_4653.jpg

In the near future I plan on buying around 8 Celestial Pearl Danios would love some dwarf rasboras but my pH is too high for them.

pandjpudge 01-04-2009 05:31 AM

A small update

-replaced the top fin with another AC
-AC prefilters have been replaced with Zoo Med sponges
-trimmed/cleared the jungle for more room
-ordered 2 pots of dwarf hair grass and 1 bunch of ludwigia repens

pictures will be posted later

Chrisinator 01-04-2009 05:34 AM

Update us with pics..

CL 01-04-2009 05:36 AM

I love your tank. It seems so lush :)


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