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Old 02-06-2013, 08:09 PM   #16
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Shrimp system 56K


I should be getting a pair this week..... Not gonna lie.... I'm pretty excited about it.

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Old 02-10-2013, 04:07 PM   #17
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Cleaned the cherry tank and changed the substrate..... not sure I like it still.



Got the second tank up and running.



I think I have the stock list figured out.....

Cherry


Green




Yellow



Crystal Red





Tiger




Rili





Bumble Bee




And the Orange dwarf crayfish





Any suggestions welcome
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:14 PM   #18
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Looking for opinions ..... I have never used sponge filters before. I know allot of folks swear by them, but it just doesnt seem like enough water movement to me. I added a cascade 170 power filter to each section of my shrimp tanks. They are 35 gph at full blast. They just have a small sponge filter on the bottom. I like the way the water moves a little now , but am kinda concerned about the baby shrimp. I have had a similar filter in my Cherry tank for a year, with no problems, but that is a bigger / longer tank.
The sponge filters I am using are Hydro- sponge II rated for up to 20 gallons. Each section I am filtering is about 7 gallons.
Sooooo the question is.... should I just skip the in tank power filters, or keep them going?
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Old 02-19-2013, 03:22 AM   #19
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I don't know about the filter's, but I usually like lots of water movement. But I'm not sure if baby shrimp do...

I really like those tiger shrimp and the CRS! And those acrylic tanks are awesome!
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Old 02-19-2013, 04:55 AM   #20
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I really like how you made that "shrimp condo"! Can't wait to see the shrimp in them!
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:06 AM   #21
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About time for an update..... LOL
I have 3 tanks now with a total of 8 sections.

Unfortunately, I had a major mishap while I was on Vacation, and had to kinda start over.



I am actually messing with mystery snails in a couple of sections.







Getting some cool color shells. Now I want some with a blue foot, to see what happens.
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:45 PM   #22
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Beautiful shells on those mystery snails! What are your water parameters? I'd love it if my snails looked that glossy and smooth.
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:05 AM   #23
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Man, you got some awesome inverts! Love those snails!
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