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Old 06-17-2012, 05:24 PM   #31
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Sweet tank. I am loving the miniwagumi.
Thanks talon. Progress is slow but steady.
Pics when it grows in a bit more.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:55 PM   #32
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It's been 2 months since the last picture update.
Although the amount of HC has shrunk drastically, it has finally taken root and is growing back rapidly.






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Old 07-10-2012, 06:39 AM   #33
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Tank was torn down and all the plants were combined into my other projects.
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:56 PM   #34
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Brought back from the dead! Got my "toilet tank" running again, Iwagumi with only HC.
Crappy pic, but growth is doing well (after some initial die off)!

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Old 12-25-2012, 01:36 AM   #35
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It's been a few weeks and the HC is doing great! There is a small patch of algae that I'll remove during a trimming very soon.
I now realize the rocks are too small and they are getting eaten by the plants. Hopefully I can find some bigger rocks to toss in there. But until then, the plants are doing great.



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Old 12-27-2012, 01:05 AM   #36
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I got a dwarf puffer for this tank! I've got a soft spot for puffers and so I added him to the tank after falling in love with him at the pet store.
24 hours later, he looked bored. So I removed him from this 3gal and put him in my 50gal. He's much happier now.

Will probably only be able to put a few Neos in here, or maybe an Amano or 2. Fish are probably out of the question, it's really a small tank.
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:34 PM   #37
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Dropped an Amano shrimp in there, found him in a bathroom across the hall the next morning.
Water parameters are good. Every time I buy Amano, they end up in either my upstairs or downstairs bathrooms. lol
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:02 AM   #38
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Dropped an Amano shrimp in there, found him in a bathroom across the hall the next morning.
Water parameters are good. Every time I buy Amano, they end up in either my upstairs or downstairs bathrooms. lol
Those darn Amanos, they just love to explore on the wildside... You cant blame them though, I would busting out of there also once I realize my home is placed in the crapper LOL.
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Those darn Amanos, they just love to explore on the wildside... You cant blame them though, I would busting out of there also once I realize my home is placed in the crapper LOL.


I should probably clarify, this tank started in a bathroom 2+ years ago, but has made its way into the office/studio. But I like the name, so it's going to stick.

These amano shrimp just don't like me, good thing I've got better luck with my RCS and Red Rilis.
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Haha, this is my favorite tank of yours. I've got to get one of those. As for fish, why not a sparkling gourami? They're really cute fish.
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:27 PM   #41
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Haha, this is my favorite tank of yours. I've got to get one of those. As for fish, why not a sparkling gourami? They're really cute fish.
Thanks overgrowth! I've actually tossed a small piece of driftwood into a corner, it's currently "learning how to sink". It's 3 gallons, looks tiny!

I did some research on those pygmy gouramis, they look really cool. But I don't know if the tank is big enough, and it appears they like more shade than this tank has. Fish would be great in this tank but if I can't find something, shrimp are always great.
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I agree that the pygmies may not like the bright lighting. Boraras are the only other fish that come to mind and are small enough for this tank. I was thinking of embers too, but they don't like bright either. I think boraras appreciate subdued lighting, but I have some in my med. light 7.5G, and they don't seem to care.
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I found an amano in my closet this morning while I was looking for the nuts for your diffuser this morning. Haha too funny
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I found an amano in my closet this morning while I was looking for the nuts for your diffuser this morning. Haha too funny
ROFL! I'm even killing your Amanos from here.
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So after messing with this tank off and on, I'm giving up with it again. 3 gallons is just too little for me to passively keep up with, considering I've got roughly 6 other tanks in the house. Keeping my 50 gallon in the garage is almost effortless (it's low tech), but these tiny high techs take time to keep.

I loved the final scape, but it has to go......

Anyways, here's a bad photo before breakdown:

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