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Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By vashnic
Even when the guppies are this small? I...

Even when the guppies are this small?

I don't plan on keeping the fry after they get big enough to foist on other people/LFS. Then either get rid of the parents as well or keep if guppies grow on...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By vashnic
Yep, added a glass cover a few days prior to...

Yep, added a glass cover a few days prior to getting the killies:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v678/vashnic/IMG_1434.jpg

The blinds in the kitchen are all opened so the lighting is much...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By vashnic
The male guppy is very fond of the corydoras....

The male guppy is very fond of the corydoras. Disturbingly fond, actually. :eek: If the female guppy is not in sight, he does his wiggle flare sexytimes dance to the largest two of the cories. What a...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By vashnic
Picked up some tankmates: 3x Clown Killifish...

Picked up some tankmates:

3x Clown Killifish
1 pair of guppies

The Clown Killifish are crazy tiny (two at 0.25", the third at 0.5"). The two small ones have gone into hiding (?) or have been...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By vashnic
No least killifish at LFS, but lots of little...

No least killifish at LFS, but lots of little rasbora types! Your shrimp setups are gorgeous.:icon_bigg

Speaking of little fish, the two tetras are managing to steal pretty much all the food from...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By vashnic
Sandy 10g for Little Fish

Picked up a 10g tank during the Petco sale, yay! I want tiny schooling fish to bring me joy.

Stole play sand from BF (tyty :icon_redf):
...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By vashnic
Hmm, ok, it's looking like it might be difficult...

Hmm, ok, it's looking like it might be difficult (at least for now) to have a pair of the larger fish available to me. Better to find out now than after buying the fish, at least. No untimely fish...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By vashnic
Flashy fish for 10g?

So I picked up a 10g at Petco's sale and want to do something with it. :) My experience has been with a little 2.5g betta tank and messing around with shrimp, so I want easy-ish fish until I have...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Thank you for your support peeps! Ah yeah, I...

Thank you for your support peeps!

Ah yeah, I borrowed a macro lens from school! Besides taking close ups of my roommate's nose, I peppered my bowl with them, too. Prepare for close up fishy and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-14-2013, 04:51 AM
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Posted By vashnic
Thanks! Nope, aside from some diatoms early on...

Thanks! Nope, aside from some diatoms early on that just kinda disappeared on their own, everything's been quite clean and water's crystal clear. I suspect it may be the giant population of snails...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-14-2013, 03:52 AM
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Posted By vashnic
3 gallon bowl with lake dirt and sand in the...

3 gallon bowl with lake dirt and sand in the bottom:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8535017975_be1bd1ddcc.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49202595@N07/8535017975/)

2.5 gallon betta tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Thanks guys! I got the bowl at a thrift store...

Thanks guys! I got the bowl at a thrift store for $4 while looking for a birthday vase. It was a good find IMHO. So far no leaks which is awesome as I am in a carpeted apartment.

And I do miss...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Thank you I try :) They chased each other like...

Thank you I try :) They chased each other like crazy the first few days, but now have settled down quite well. Next project will be making some window powered plant bowls like yours!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Update after a couple months! Shrimp/minnow bowl...

Update after a couple months! Shrimp/minnow bowl is doing very well, stuff is overgrowing:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8535017975_be1bd1ddcc_z.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Now have 3 White Cloud Minnows in shrimp bowl! ...

Now have 3 White Cloud Minnows in shrimp bowl! They are adorable. Can't really tell what gender they are, though--one is bigger and slender, the other two are smaller and a littler...dumpier? IDK!...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Ok, so Winter Break meant that I had to leave my...

Ok, so Winter Break meant that I had to leave my apartment for almost 4 weeks! No top-offs, no feedings, etc. (though I did keep the light and filter on). I gave the betta back to Petco before...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Hiya! Using tap water for my water changes...

Hiya!

Using tap water for my water changes with the appropriate amount of Stress Coat--it says it removes both chlorine and chloramines, which I'm pretty sure we have both of in Seattle. 50%...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Added some elodea to the bowl to help keep water...

Added some elodea to the bowl to help keep water clean. Plants seem to be pretty happy, and I was able to buy some trumpet snails to help keep algae off them/mess up substrate! Also have a few...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-02-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By vashnic
I was always told that, upon entering college,...

I was always told that, upon entering college, either have a good idea of what you enjoy and want to do for the rest of your career and go for that, or if you don't know, get a degree that is in high...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Bowl's cleared up. except for a little yellow...

Bowl's cleared up. except for a little yellow tinge to the water:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8333/8137141070_2f9757c56b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49202595@N07/8137141070/)
...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-27-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Yes it is! Friend got it for me at an anime...

Yes it is! Friend got it for me at an anime convention. :)

Anyways, small update: Lots of stuff has been growing in the big lake-muck bowl, and the ghost shrimp I tossed in seem to be doing well...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Semi-update: Cherry shrimps alive! Well, at...

Semi-update:

Cherry shrimps alive! Well, at least a couple. Sneaky buggers are only popping out waaay late at night during bathroom visits. They are also dinky--1/2", if that. Hoping they will...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Omg, your guy is gorgeous :) Cellophane color?...

Omg, your guy is gorgeous :) Cellophane color? And looks like he can actually swim! XD Would probably get a plakat betta like that or a girl if I were doing this again. There were some at the...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Thank you! Wake up every morning worried that...

Thank you! Wake up every morning worried that evereything has melted/died. :icon_eek:

Rearranged moss/driftwood a bit to get more circulation in the tank and added one Amano shrimp! Who...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-13-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,391
Posted By vashnic
Dinky Dorm 2.5 Betta Tank + Shrimp Bowl

Current bowl!

3 Golden White Cloud Minnows
3 Cherry shrimp
? Ghost Shrimp
Too many snails

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8535017975_be1bd1ddcc_z.jpg...
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