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Forum: Tank Journals   Yesterday, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Another shrimp death today. Not sure what is...

Another shrimp death today. Not sure what is going on.
Forum: Tank Journals   Yesterday, 03:17 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Thanks! It's actually Rotala - either indicata or...

Thanks! It's actually Rotala - either indicata or colorata, I forget which.
Forum: Tank Journals   Yesterday, 02:20 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Good and bad day for the tank: The bad -...

Good and bad day for the tank:

The bad - Found a dead and half devoured CRS. Not sure what happened - wasn't that big, so it was fairly young. SSS grade too. Shame.

The good - Finally got...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-27-2017, 01:58 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Finally! Just came home to find my favorite (and...

Finally! Just came home to find my favorite (and largest) SSS Mischling to be berried - took me a second to make sure since her shell is so thick and opaque. She was fanning a few eggs underneath and...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2017, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Forgot to mention, it's doing pretty poorly - had...

Forgot to mention, it's doing pretty poorly - had to toss some of it. Not quite sure why as I've never had issues with it before, but then again, it was always in tanks with CO2 and ferts.

I'm...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2017, 04:52 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Tank is still suffering from what I now believe...

Tank is still suffering from what I now believe is staghorn algae. Going to try some Excel to get rid of it, but carefully given the tank's inhabitants.

Speaking of which, one PFR is still...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2017, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Haha, most concerned if I can claim all ~30 of my...

Haha, most concerned if I can claim all ~30 of my new shrimplets as dependents on my taxes :hihi:
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2017, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Thanks Will, that's basically what I ended up...

Thanks Will, that's basically what I ended up doing - they still uprooted some of them, but they're mostly anchored for now. I cut the bottom leaves in half since they would die anyway and made a...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2017, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Just got back from a weekend trip to find a...

Just got back from a weekend trip to find a berried PFR - finally. Hoping the CRS follow suit soon 😅

Tank suffering from some general algae but not horrible... will clean it up and take some pics...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-08-2017, 02:17 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Quick and dirty update... dealing with some...

Quick and dirty update... dealing with some diatoms and hair algae, but nothing too bad. Blyxa has neither grown nor died since receiving it (3-4 weeks?) - not sure what to think of that... Rotala is...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-03-2017, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Got some shrimp foods since I figured biofilm...

Got some shrimp foods since I figured biofilm wasn't cutting it and I was tired of buying zucchinis only to waste 90% of them... never seen CRS swarm like this, they were literally going for it...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2017, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
That's what I'm doing for now, letting them...

That's what I'm doing for now, letting them float... I've tried burying them 3 times now and they are definitely digging them up, I watched them do it once lol.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2017, 04:01 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Anyone have any tips on keeping S Repens down?...

Anyone have any tips on keeping S Repens down? Cut some growth from the stems but shrimp keep digging them up!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2017, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Still no apparent CRS deaths. Honestly, I am a...

Still no apparent CRS deaths. Honestly, I am a little surprised, especially since I received mostly full-grown adults. Am I experiencing a stroke of luck with no problems in a young tank and...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-25-2017, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
DSLR pics as promised - macros are a little rusty...

DSLR pics as promised - macros are a little rusty but much better nonetheless.

http://i.imgur.com/iDXAPXb.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0MxhAqJ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UFcEFRo.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2017, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
I've kept CRS many times before, but not TB......

I've kept CRS many times before, but not TB... also not in such a small tank, so we will see!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2017, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Here they are... I'm totally fanboying over...

Here they are... I'm totally fanboying over these, never owned such nice shrimp. Will take some real DSLR macros soon.

http://i.imgur.com/fy6c1z0.jpg
Just after acclimation and release
...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2017, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Shrimp are here - wow, great solid coloration,...

Shrimp are here - wow, great solid coloration, all SS and SSS grade... and at least 2 that I think are actually low grade blue bolts? All white/golden with strong blue coloration, but only on the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2017, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
I remembered this hobby was expensive but these...

I remembered this hobby was expensive but these shrimp have some seriously expensive taste!!!

http://i.imgur.com/YK8gOMf.jpg

Lol - CRS are on the way - and I think they will want more than just...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2017, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Thanks! Yes, I'm quite pleased with the tank so...

Thanks! Yes, I'm quite pleased with the tank so far - never had many issues with flora, but I am a little apprehensive with jumping back in with CRS - we'll see how it goes I guess.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2017, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Sunday night shrimp shots... finally brought my...

Sunday night shrimp shots... finally brought my camera from the office, will post pics when the CRS arrive later this week.

http://i.imgur.com/ueM2xtJ.jpg

*Edit* Oh, also, the cherries have...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2017, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Thanks! Surprised it is growing so well with just...

Thanks! Surprised it is growing so well with just the 13W and no CO2. Since I will be keeping TB Mischlings in here, CO2 is now out of the question.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-17-2017, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
Moved the Rotala to the center back (well, left...

Moved the Rotala to the center back (well, left really), flows much better now I think.

My shrimp keep climbing up the filter inlet - holes are barely big enough for them. Any thoughts on this? I...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
As of right now, that's what I'm leaning towards...

As of right now, that's what I'm leaning towards as well. We'll see!

7 day update:
http://i.imgur.com/DZMJiJE.jpg

Water has cleared up, some new growth on the S repens (can't tell in pic)...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2017, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Geniusdudekiran
So far, so good. No further shrimp deaths and...

So far, so good. No further shrimp deaths and plants perking up; no significant growth yet but starting to take root.

Any opinions on stocking for this tank? Seeing as I mostly see this tank from...
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