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Old 02-17-2013, 05:06 AM   #16
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Just a quick teaser shot of the new plants and layout! Cell phone pic
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:34 AM   #17
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Tank lights came on this morning and lots of the established wendtii (had it previously but had to move them around a little to incorporate the new crypts) has now melted. The tank looks kind of bare, anyone want to see some embarrassing pictures of it?

On the bright side, I picked up 3 amano shrimp from the LFS today!
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:31 AM   #18
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Cory eggs! Not sure if these on the glass are fertilized but I have 3 crypt leaves covered in eggs isolated in a breeder box with an airstone underneath the leaves to move water over them.
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:14 AM   #19
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Congrats on the eggs!
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:26 PM   #20
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Crypts are growing in very thick and a sneak peak of a peruvian altum



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Old 03-10-2013, 04:20 AM   #21
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Houston, we have free swimmers!
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:00 AM   #22
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Meant to mention this earlier but huge thanks to Gordon Richards, RukoTheWonderDog, nofishtoday(from AB) and SubstrateSource for the quality crypts!
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Wow congrats on the corie eggs and swimmers! Cute kitten to, just got a bengal kitten last week. He is a handful. Love crypts too!!
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:54 PM   #24
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Wow congrats on the corie eggs and swimmers! Cute kitten to, just got a bengal kitten last week. He is a handful. Love crypts too!!
Thanks! I rescued this little girl from a parking lot when she was 4-5 weeks old. Those bengals look so cool, I've always wanted one but can never find them.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:56 PM   #25
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Got some nurii mutated in from idex today! Definitely a good strain, extremely red undersides and strong roots.
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Got some nurii mutated in from idex today! Definitely a good strain, extremely red undersides and strong roots.
Looking Good!!
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Looking Good!!
Thanks bud, your crypts are doing great!
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:35 AM   #28
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HUGE changes coming for this tank. Moving into a new apartment sometime in June so it won't take place until then but I picked up a 40 breeder and stand this week!

I really wanted the extra depth as my crypts will soon be wall to wall to wall to wall at the rate they're growing/spreading. And for $80 for a brand new tank and stand...now was the time to get them.

Livestock will also be changing. The angels are quickly outgrowing this tank as expected so they will be going into my 40 tall along with all the livebearers. This tank is going to house a nice school of 12-15 dwarf neon rainbows, 4 loaches, 6 cory cats, and amano shrimp.

Opinions and ideas are welcome as always!
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Old 04-24-2013, 02:23 PM   #29
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Does anyone have any suggestions for EI dosing this tank? Just picked up the basic (Micros and Macros) dry ferts and was wondering what people would suggest for this tank. Would it be wasteful to do daily dosing for a crypt tank given how slow growing they are?
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:21 AM   #30
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My new Dwarf Peruvian pleco! If anyone knows an L number for this guy, it would be much appreciated!


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