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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Down_Shift
Here's what I think will be close to the finished...

Here's what I think will be close to the finished scape.


Currently I have a small black and yellow striped poso rabbit snail in there. Will hopefully have shrimp stock this weekend too!


...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Down_Shift
.8g long nano!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/19/b34cc220cc2ff022bda8c73078b35efd.jpg


http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/19/71cf601222ed1a1c2a27d974e9260cc2.jpg

Initial scape. Most of time was...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Down_Shift
.8g long nano!

Just for this setup tonight.
Needed a place to house some shrimp so they wouldn't interbreed. Good reason for a new tank?

Had this tank made by a good friend.

1/2" bottom.
The back pane is...
Forum: Algae 09-17-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Down_Shift
Battling BGA under the substrate?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/422e03a8d4efaf223bc8f1228ddbe9aa.jpg

Here's a pic of what I'm dealing with.
You can see it along the back of the tank from the reflection.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,577
Posted By Down_Shift
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/85de65c...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/16/85de65cbf969f89603c02ca7718f213f.jpg

Moved carbons to a net until my friend builds me a new nano shelf tank.

They did great for a month and were...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Down_Shift
Mega-Fast Growth Planted Nano Tank

Kinda a waste of a high light setup for java fern. Some nice ar mini or faster growing stem. You could even try hc ibstead of dhg.


Here's my planted+ with ray2 combo par readings. Hung 10"...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-16-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Down_Shift
what bout temp? nitrate is way too high.

what bout temp?

nitrate is way too high.
Forum: Algae 09-16-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Down_Shift
i'm going to pick up some "saltpeter" or pot...

i'm going to pick up some "saltpeter" or pot nitrate sometime over the week and also try to block the light back there.

I kind of let it take over and it's now all on the backside of the tank...
Forum: Photography 09-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Down_Shift
what carpet is that? monte carlo? it look sreal...

what carpet is that? monte carlo? it look sreal nice!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-16-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,399
Posted By Down_Shift
holy epic wood

holy epic wood
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Down_Shift
anyone using amazonia soil + breeding sponge for shrimp tank?

People are breeding shrimp in cat litter and a sponge filter. I'm sure you can keep it very simple the first time around and have great success.

Gets a little more complicated depending on sp.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,746
Posted By Down_Shift
Nice jungle dude. I had a similar situation w my...

Nice jungle dude. I had a similar situation w my 60p before. It never looked bad in jungle mode. Always loved it. You're is looking hella lush too!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,634
Posted By Down_Shift
Job well done. That's pretty amazing.

Job well done. That's pretty amazing.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By Down_Shift
Man you're always doing some cool.

Man you're always doing some cool.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,577
Posted By Down_Shift
D_S's plastic shrimp box

Before the overhaul


http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/13/c40d5edc9e5414255120efd3b9bb7782.jpg


Quick update

Ordered another bag of shrimpsand to try to redo a slope and replenish...
Forum: Substrate 09-14-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Down_Shift
What do you guys do with your old substrate?

For inert stuff I usually just give it away. Given buckets of fluorite and Eco complete to local PT members. (I see MSG posted here, he got a giant bucket of my old stuff)
I've switched over to...
Forum: Plants 09-13-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Down_Shift
Can always try Monte Carlo. My hc and dhg...

Can always try Monte Carlo.

My hc and dhg werent doing very good. Decided to pull it all and try Monte Carlo.

Planted it tonight. Pretty easy to plant. I planted in clumps. Not as easy as...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-12-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By Down_Shift
Red Sea nano. Or whatever copy they make now.

Red Sea nano. Or whatever copy they make now.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Down_Shift
even with common neo. sp. they will eventually...

even with common neo. sp. they will eventually slow down in reproduction if there isn't enough food etc
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-10-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By Down_Shift
Yes. I agree. No one should cover that. But what...

Yes. I agree. No one should cover that. But what I was trying to point out was you can't blame the shipper if you don't have it packed well!


Also don't forget the insurance doesn't give you the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-10-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By Down_Shift
They won't cover this if it's from bad packaging...

They won't cover this if it's from bad packaging and it was leaking. Even on express. Just FYI for ppl to be more careful on packing.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,543
Posted By Down_Shift
I use co2. But without a solenoid. I'm...

I use co2.
But without a solenoid. I'm injecting ~1 bps 24-7.

No ph swing and properly oxygenated. No deaths and breeding like crazy.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Down_Shift
Holy crap I love the shaggy tank look

Holy crap I love the shaggy tank look
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Down_Shift
sponge filter for shrimp

sponge filter for shrimp
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Down_Shift
Ya. Annoying to keep swapping a canister. I only...

Ya. Annoying to keep swapping a canister. I only use this when I feel it's needed when my tank doesn't look clear from new wood/leaves.
And for that purpose I'll hang a Hob temporarily with purigen...
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