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Old 04-16-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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My First Tank (10 gallon)


Hey guys, So got my first tank. Still waiting to get some fish till everything settles in, and get some extra cash lol

Any pointers or any thing feel free to let me know

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Old 04-16-2013, 11:42 PM   #2
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Looks pretty good.

What fauna do you plan on getting?
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:43 PM   #3
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What equipment are you using? I like what appears to be a piece of driftwood on the left. Is it natural?
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:21 AM   #4
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That looks very nice for a first tank. Some people 10th tank don't look that nice!
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:34 AM   #5
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Thanks guys, and not sure yet on what im going to put in it...And yes the driftwood is natural.
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:42 PM   #6
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Looks good, I like what you did with the rocks. What are the dimensions of you tank. I want to get an idea of the size of the rocks.

Have you thought about having a shrimp colony in this tank? I think if you got a bright red shrimp like a Crystal Red they would "pop" against some of the darker features of your tank.

Im still a on my first tank, so I'm an expert on shrimp care. Just a vision I had looking at your tank. Lets see some more pictures!
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:42 PM   #7
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Are those all sword plants? If so they are going to get crazy huge and overrun the tank haha. Really like the scape.
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:41 PM   #8
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I going to get some shrimp for sure!, and yeah....lol they are....Did not do the research like I should of...Was at the pet store and really just wanted some plants and they were the only ones they had That I like, Im going to be getting some more here soon, looking for a good carpeting plant and some good moss. And its 20"x10"

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Old 04-18-2013, 09:48 PM   #9
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those swords are nice. theyll get big for sure but if you just keep trimming it will eventually stay small
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Old 04-19-2013, 03:02 AM   #10
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Nice, About how long dose it take before they will not grow as big? or dose it vary?
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Looking pretty good! I would add more plant mass ASAP it helps get everything going. What type of lighting are you using? I am really happy with my Blyxa Jap. As a foreground plant but I have a much taller tank. I am also using dwarf sag as a "carpet", it is great and spreads pretty quick. I look forward to seeing your tank as it progresses.
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Old 04-19-2013, 10:16 PM   #12
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This is the bulb I have, Its a 18"

And I really like to look of the dwarf sag, and the Blyxa Jap, Might have to go with them
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:58 AM   #14
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got some fish!!!, Got 3 tiger barbs, 2 spotted cory cats and 2 ghost shrimp and 1 pleco. Kinda funny one of my cory cats is trying to school with the barbs
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:01 AM   #15
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So got 2 more barbs and 2 more cory cats, And let me say my tank is home to a special cory cat. It looks like he was born with no eyes, so he is completely blind from birth. He is my favorite fish atm, just the way he swims around and lives in life.

Picture is a work in progress, still perfecting taking photos of fish

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