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Old 10-19-2012, 06:03 AM   #31
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Update: I purchased a second azoo palm filter to get flow moving on the other side of the tank. I almost wish I didn't have to Stick my dwarf Crays in here. This tank would be perfect for Pygmy cories.

Everything is going normally. I'm getting some small nitrate spikes, but I'm doing water changes as I see them. I'll be moving 2 Crays over here soon enough they're fighting too much in the Spec to leave them there.

I would like to stick a nerite in here, but I'm not sure about it with the Crays. They like to pick at ramshorns, but I hope the nerite is too big?



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This is a gorgeous little tank. I love the hardscape!
Well thank you so much!!!


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Old 10-22-2012, 11:45 PM   #32
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Small update!!
Just received a great order of plants from H4n.

Picked up some mini pellia, mini christmas moss and Anubis nana petite.


I have three questions that I would love people to answer:

1.) What does everybody think about pulling all stem plants from the aquarium?

2.) Where would the best place for moss to be in here?

3.) Would a carpet of mini Xmas or mini pellia look good and would they grow well as a carpet?


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Old 10-23-2012, 11:30 PM   #33
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Ok well nobody responded :/.

But I went ahead and did a few things. I added a driftwood piece, I put in some of H4N's awesome mosses.

Here are some shots, I'll be trying to move the stuff around a little. Mostly getting the wood to sit where I want it.

Here you go!

Everything should fill in and I hope the anubias grows on the rock cliff.

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Added some moss to the filter. Hopefully it sticks and grows there
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Old 10-23-2012, 11:51 PM   #34
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looks good man!
told you that superglue can go crazy!

it should grow on the filter also!
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:12 AM   #35
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This is going to look terrific once all the moss grows in!

Love that tank footprint, as well. Picked up my third one today.
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:29 AM   #36
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H4n,

Yeah, I can't wait for it to grow in, but thanks for these amazing mosses to grow in. I love the anubias nana petite, will it grow a longer rhizome?

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I'm excited to have as many tanks as you do. This really is probably the best tank of this size. I'm considering retiring my Fluval spec for it.

I will definitely keep this posted..

Does anybody have an idea at the growth rate of these mosses, and Jake, do you think they'll be OK in this light?


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I like the footprint as well! Do you have any upclose shots of the CPO?

That little light I see there, is that for the HOB?
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Old 10-24-2012, 01:26 AM   #38
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I like the footprint as well! Do you have any upclose shots of the CPO?

That little light I see there, is that for the HOB?
That's a Fluval Spec light actually. I am reworking it now.
He's hiding so I don't have a true up-close.

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Oh very cute, nice setup as well!
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There he is hehe


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Old 10-24-2012, 02:06 AM   #41
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Ya the rhizmoe will grow with each new leave it shots out.

The mosses will grow at a decent rate.
I said mid.
Mini will grow a bit slower.
I think all my minis grow a bit slower.


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Thanks

Can't wait to see everything fill in. It is nice to finally have an aquarium I'm really really proud of. I just wish I could put my crystal reds in


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CPO's are so cool

nice setup
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My mosses grow in near darkness lol, the mini fiss in my betta tank is growing and you can see the new fronds.
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Thanks @andrewss! Appreciate it. It only takes a few minutes to do aquascaping.

I know! You're so lucky. I have no clue how to get mini fiss to grow. Mine died. But it was from a controversial seller lol.

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