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Old 12-29-2012, 02:27 AM   #31
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:47 AM   #32
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Heres a couple of pics of the fish... As you can see they are well nestled in the plants. And as uploading is a PIA, I thought to take a few others as well.

Any ID on the red tetras woujld e great!







And ....the FTS

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Old 12-29-2012, 07:20 AM   #33
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thos would be ember tetras
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:56 AM   #34
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thos would be ember tetras

Thank you !
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:44 AM   #35
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Woo hoo - I'm off to get some CRS. I will upload some pics on my return.

...Did I mention I was excited?
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:16 AM   #36
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Check out the baby shrimp. Aqlthough small, it is there, just behind the larger one. Good comparative size indicator



And now heres some pics of my new CRS. At $5 AUD per shrimp, Im very pleased.





I have about 30 shrimp in my tank, and they are out way more than my fish. There are always shrimp boucing around the foliage, top of rocks and across the foreground carpet. -Im liking them more and more.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:54 AM   #37
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Sweet looking tank.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:47 PM   #38
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Great tank! I love the UG foreground. Shrimp look good, too!
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:29 AM   #39
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Thanks for the positive feed back guys. Some tank appreciation is always welcomed!
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:39 AM   #40
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How do you find the growth under the rations????

As I'm thinking of get.ting one over my next tank?

And .the tank looks incredible btw


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Old 01-01-2013, 02:49 PM   #41
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I love your tank, its an inspiration.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:03 PM   #42
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How do you find the growth under the rations????

As I'm thinking of get.ting one over my next tank?

And .the tank looks incredible btw


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I'm extremely happy with them. As you can see I've got good growth rates. - however you will need to ramp down the blue spectrums, as they are essentially designed for marine, and much too blue for a planted tank aesthetically.

I do like the varied colour spectrums and adjustments you can make. Tis is one of the main reasons i went for these lights. it was the cheapest light available that had this capability. Storm mode is a great novelty, and cloud mode gives a great ambiance to the tank that's real enjoyable. Changes the whole mood of the tank. - virtually limitless colour and light intensity variations.

God luck if you get one, and be sure to tag me for the journal.

- if you're planning on buying one, what size tank are you planning to use it for?
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:10 PM   #43
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To elaborate on growth rates, a good indicator is.... - it has been 3 and a half months, and the UG has nearly carpeted the floor. I trim back about once a fortnight with the stem plants to half the height of the tank, and it reaches the top by the water by next trim.

So Im very pleased with the results. Hope this helps with your decision.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:12 PM   #44
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I love your tank, its an inspiration.
Very kind of you. Cheers, its nice to be appreciated !
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:13 PM   #45
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Nice tank! I went as low tech as I could because of the prices of things here in Australia :/
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