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Old 10-20-2013, 02:29 AM   #1
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My New ADA Mini M Setup


Hey guys,

I have renew my ada mini M tank and would like to share with you guys. This time I want to try the hardscape. I am using the ada La Plata sand in the front and the amazonia at the back.

So far I have been set up the tank for 3 weeks..

I was having some trouble with the amano shrimp keep scrapping the black sand to the white sand area...
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Old 10-20-2013, 03:16 AM   #2
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Is that riccia covered wood/rocks? Looks awesome btw
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Old 10-20-2013, 03:38 AM   #3
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Yes, those are riccia on wood and yamada stone.
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Looking real nice. Keep up the good work.
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Brilliant little tank. Simple design, but high impact. I love it.

I have an aquasky 361 due to arrive in the post tomorrow. yours look soooo good. I can't wait.
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Old 10-20-2013, 05:25 AM   #6
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Thank you very much guys!
Dantrasy, good luck on the aquasky, you have to be careful on controlling the light amount for it since the light intensity is high. I was having a little algae (short hair algae) outbreak 1 week ago. I have to dramatically decrease my light amount to 3hours/day and put in 10 amano shrimp.
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Very nice clean setup and scape. Great job.
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Yes, those are riccia on wood and yamada stone.
Won't it be a pain to keep on there without floating loose?
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very nice and simple!
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I actually used the fishing line to secure the riccia on the stone and driftwood, when the riccia start to grow vertical, they will cover up the fishing line.
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Thank you very much guys!
Dantrasy, good luck on the aquasky, you have to be careful on controlling the light amount for it since the light intensity is high. I was having a little algae (short hair algae) outbreak 1 week ago. I have to dramatically decrease my light amount to 3hours/day and put in 10 amano shrimp.
Only 3 hours? Wow, it must be bright. I usually start new tanks off with 5hrs. How much co2 are you pumping in? Is the tank away from windows/daylight?

I haven't got mine yet (slow post).
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I actually used the fishing line to secure the riccia on the stone and driftwood, when the riccia start to grow vertical, they will cover up the fishing line.
I thought as the riccia grows the lower parts (tied down) will not get any light, die and rot, and it will then float loose again.. I could be wrong though, that's just what I've read.
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what filter system are you using on that tiny thing?
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I really like the scape, it's looking awesome!
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Like the clean looking theme
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