My New 5g Shrimp Cube
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Planted Nano Tanks


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-30-2012, 03:56 AM   #1
MartyD
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (9/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Abingdon, MD
Posts: 72
Default

My New 5g Shrimp Cube




Just set it up tonight. The tank is a re-purposed 5g Fluval Chi with a 10" Finnex Fuge Ray LED light and a Marina Slim S10 power filter. I am using UP Aqua Shrimp Sand.

I hope there will be enough light for Crypts and Anubias. The filter seems adquate for a 5g tank. It's rated for up to 10g, but that would never work. I'm not happy with the size of the heater. I saw some flat, square heaters (don't remember the brand) at Petsmart, that would fit in the filter box. I may give one of those a try.

Please let me know your thoughts on my progress so far.

Thanks.

Marty
MartyD is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-30-2012, 04:18 AM   #2
Kayen
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
Kayen's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta
Posts: 827
Default

Nice to see another Chi + Fugeray user on the boards, the lights hopefully should be enough for sure, since i'm counting on it to grow hairgrass!
__________________
Kayen is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2012, 04:48 AM   #3
BenderBendingRodriguez
Planted Member
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: AL, Alabama
Posts: 177
Default

Awesome tank man. I have a large tank but would love a small one like this. Good inspiration. Keep us posted on the progress of the plants.
BenderBendingRodriguez is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-31-2012, 04:17 PM   #4
MartyD
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (9/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Abingdon, MD
Posts: 72
Default





30 day update. I getting good moss growth. The Crypts and Anubias are also doing well.
MartyD is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-02-2013, 04:30 PM   #5
GMYukonon24s
Planted Tank Guru
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: May 2009
Location: MICHIGAN
Posts: 3,117
Default

How many CRSs do you have in there?
__________________
110g Tropical Community & Sakura Shrimp
55g BN Breeding Grounds, Peacock Gudgeons, Panda, Pygmies, & Smudge Spot Cories, Rili Shrimp
10g RCS and show guppies

MIAPG - Come join us - Plantedtank - MI - Greatlakesaquaria
GMYukonon24s is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 11:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012