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Old 01-04-2013, 02:57 PM   #16
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Even though amanos get pretty big, no shrimp is safe with angels lol

I think I will be staying away from shrimp.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:11 AM   #17
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You could try a bamboo shrimp, they get big and are great filter feeders. Might be worth the try since they are cheap and when they are full grown can be very impressive. If you get a decent sized one at a LFS your angels shouldn't bother it. They are a cichlid so you have been warned!
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:12 AM   #18
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Oh and I love how your tank progressed! I like seeing how I first started my aquarium from hardscape to were it is now (still needs more time) and love to see how much it has improved!
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Old 01-06-2013, 06:41 PM   #19
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Nice looking tank, and a good progression.

I really like the Manzanita Branch. Do you have a local source, or do you order online?
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:35 PM   #20
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Nice looking tank, and a good progression.

I really like the Manzanita Branch. Do you have a local source, or do you order online?
I did for the larger one, but the smaller ones I bought from the guy in cali.
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Thanks for the nice compliments.
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Just an update! Had an algae issue, made some changes and heres where I am at! Still digging it. I also added some new inhabitants! Several more otos, 7 nerite snails, added a female blue ram, changed out the shoaling fish to Serpae tetras, and sold 2 angels.
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Wow. Absolutely beautiful
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Wow. Absolutely beautiful
Thanks man!
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whats the grassy lookin plant under the driftwood and thevfront right of the tank?
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:13 PM   #26
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whats the grassy lookin plant under the driftwood and thevfront right of the tank?
Micro sword. I am trying it out. I have had it in there for about 2 weeks, and it seems to be doing well so far, but we will see.
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Wow, nice looking tank!
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Wow, nice looking tank!
Thank you, its still a work in progress. I will be tearing it down when I move and then changing the substrate with dirt and topping it with the pool filter sand that is in there now.
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cinbos thanks for the reply. very nice looking tank
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:42 PM   #30
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cinbos thanks for the reply. very nice looking tank
Of course anytime, and thank you.
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