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Old 09-20-2012, 02:12 AM   #1
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Default Hey guys check out my new project! 4x nano tank! UPDATE, NOW A 5X nano with saltwater

I recently just set this up and think it came out really cool! What do you guys think? suggestions on what fish/ inverts to stock?
I'm not done yet, I may add a sump or custom rig a canister filter with 4 inlets and outlets. I need a way to heat these too.... Here are stats on each tank:

Tank 1: custom mini sponge filter, amethyst crystals, anubias petite, cabomba furcata. Dosing phertz, excel and flourish.

Thank 2:Mini sponge filter, driftwood with slate foreground and rock background. Java fern, anubias petite, blyxa japonica. Dosing phertz,flourish, and excel

tank 3: this tank has a dirt bottom(mgopm) capped with sand. I'm dosing phertz, flourish and using a hagen mini elite with DIY co2 pumped in plus exel for good measure. High tech tank to pamper the staurogyne repens tropica that is dying in my 90g.

Tank 4: custom sponge filter no dosing at all, mgopm bottom, black sand cap, crystal and lava rock. Ludwiga aromatic....sp? This ones not really done yet.



Update, tanks as of 1/20



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Old 09-20-2012, 02:44 AM   #2
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Cool idea. I really like tank 2. Do you have any closer shots of it?
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:54 AM   #3
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Cool idea. I really like tank 2. Do you have any closer shots of it?
Thanks! Thats actually my favorite one too. Here ya go.
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:07 AM   #4
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I think 3 will look awesome once the staurogyne fills in.
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:11 AM   #5
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yes i like tank 3 the best.
for tank 2, do you have any substrate for those blyxa? assuming thats what they are. every other plant is fine w/o substrate but i think blyxa might want some.
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:19 AM   #6
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yes i like tank 3 the best.
for tank 2, do you have any substrate for those blyxa? assuming thats what they are. every other plant is fine w/o substrate but i think blyxa might want some.
Nope no substrate. I've been growing them like that upstairs in my 90g and they do ok. I can't get blyxa to stay rooted no matter what I do anyway.
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Nice!

Your crystals are interesting. -- how did you choose them?
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:20 AM   #8
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Nice!

Your crystals are interesting. -- how did you choose them?
Thanks! They are just random crystals that I sniped on no ebay links allowed The amethyst is pretty cheap. That black crystal I do not k ow the name of.
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:23 AM   #9
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If it were you guys, would you go with a sump setup or canister filter with in line heater modded for 4 inlets and outlets? Or would you just leave it alone and get 4 mini hydor heaters"
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:31 AM   #10
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sump it up for sure.
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I love this idea. I wish I had the space for something like this too breed fish and propagate plants. Just to ask what size tank these are?
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:57 AM   #12
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they look like 2.5gals or 3 gals
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:24 AM   #13
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They are 2.5gallons
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:24 AM   #14
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I'm going to guess 5 gal tanks, nice setup!!

Edit: guess not... Would have never thought they were that small
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Wow, only 2.5G! I would have thought at least 5G tanks.

Looking good though, keep it up
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