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Old 07-02-2012, 07:52 AM   #1
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Miss My's Lil' Bundle Of Joy: 4"x4"x4" *LAST UPDATED JULY 1ST*


FTS as of July 1st

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Hardscape:
Tank: 950ml (1/4 Gallon) Cube
Substrate: 3/4 inch of Fluval Shrimp Stratum
Light: 12 LED - 10,000K
Filtration: N/A
Fertilizers: N/A
Misc: Cholla Wood (Rare "Mini" Size)

Flora:
Hemianthus Callitrichoides 'Cuba' (HC)

Fauna:
Hawaiian Red "Volcano" Shrimp (Opae ula) - Getting them sometime in July
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Old 07-03-2012, 05:42 AM   #2
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Fantastic little tank! Can't wait to see the Opae in it!
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:21 AM   #3
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prety cool nano tank My!
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:11 PM   #4
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That's pretty ill!
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Old 07-03-2012, 02:35 PM   #5
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Sweet. More pics?
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Old 07-03-2012, 02:39 PM   #6
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Are you going to make it brackish so they can breed? I dont know how HC can handle salt though.
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Old 07-03-2012, 05:43 PM   #7
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This is adorable

Brackish will kill the HC, I'd just keep it fresh

500 ml = 0.132 US gallons might be small even for opae :/ Maybe daphnia will be the new pico-shrimp?
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Old 07-03-2012, 05:46 PM   #8
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Awesome My!
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #9
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Fantastic little tank! Can't wait to see the Opae in it!
Thank you Kiran. I can't wait either

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prety cool nano tank My!
Thanks Han!

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That's pretty ill!
Lol. Thank you Jimmy!

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Sweet. More pics?
Right now it is still fairly new so until the HC grows in a little bit more I'll hold off on the pics. I am surprised it grew in TOO well. At this rate, the HC should completely fill in by next Monday! Only requires about 10 days of growth, OMG

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Are you going to make it brackish so they can breed? I dont know how HC can handle salt though.
I honestly don't know how to make it brackish even if I wanted to. I only have table salt with iodine so not even sure if I want to risk doing it. My goal is to have something fun and cute to look at my desk

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This is adorable

Brackish will kill the HC, I'd just keep it fresh

500 ml = 0.132 US gallons might be small even for opae :/ Maybe daphnia will be the new pico-shrimp?
I think it will too. I though of adding only a pinch of salt and mix it well before adding it in during water changes but there is no way I could measure salinity so I rather not try and overdose to kill all the HC

I redid the calculation today down to the mm and the volume is almost twice as high. I only used the online system before and now, this is true measurement. So its 950ml, basically 0.25 gallons, not too bad for about 5 or so Opae yes? I heard they are really small, literally ----- as adults so they should do just fine I hope. Water changes will be fun with a pipette! LOL

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HEHE. Thank you. I thought it was a pretty simple setup. Actually got a perfect little tree for it too, but that'll come when this cube is filled. Still debating if I should use Mini XMas or Mini. Fissidens for the tree
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Btw -- where did you purchase the tank?
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Btw -- where did you purchase the tank?
My sister was cleaning up her house and she happen to have this laying around and thought I could use it for something. It was perhaps some flower vase before?
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Old 07-05-2012, 08:26 PM   #13
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i used to own a biosphere with 3 of them (i know, inhumane, etc. etc. i was 11 when i got it). they lived for 3-4 years or so in that little thing, super duper hardy. i think they should do just fine in that tank, so long as you dont suck them up during water changes (tiny is an understatement).
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Old 07-07-2012, 09:00 PM   #14
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i used to own a biosphere with 3 of them (i know, inhumane, etc. etc. i was 11 when i got it). they lived for 3-4 years or so in that little thing, super duper hardy. i think they should do just fine in that tank, so long as you dont suck them up during water changes (tiny is an understatement).
I really like to look of those things, but you are right its inhumane so I went with this one and keep the population in control with just about 5 or less. W/C often so they will have a fun little world for them to enjoy
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Old 07-08-2012, 01:43 AM   #15
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What happened to the purdy pic?
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