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Old 05-13-2009, 04:28 AM   #1
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7" Cube Vase


Just finished scaping this evening. Really want to keep it low maintenance this time. Just some Java Moss here and there and Riccia for groundcover. It's being cycled with some ghost shrimp in it for now. Maybe move the betta to this one as suggested by others.



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Old 05-13-2009, 05:11 AM   #2
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No betta, get some red cherry shrimp eventually.

That riccia is gonna look fantastic when it grows in.
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:52 PM   #3
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Be careful with putting a betta in there. The current from the filter will be too strong for it in such a small tank and with a open top it will most likely try to jump. (I have the same tank and found my betta shriveled up on the ground)

Tank's looking good though! Keep posting pics.
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Old 05-21-2009, 12:00 AM   #4
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No betta, get some red cherry shrimp eventually.

That riccia is gonna look fantastic when it grows in.
She's right. That's not nearly enough space for a Betta. We want our fish to not merely survive, but to thrive.
Some cherries though would look great.
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:26 AM   #5
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Update? can't wait to see the ricca!
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Old 06-13-2009, 10:14 PM   #6
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A betta needs at least 2.5g or it is cruel.
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:49 AM   #7
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Tank's has been taken down. I wanted a low maintenance tank but I ended up spending too much time netting out the loose riccia.
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Old 06-14-2009, 04:09 AM   #8
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I removed all my riccia as well out of my ten...it's a pain in the ass.
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:07 PM   #9
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it is. but its one of the most beautiful ground covers, especially when it pearls.
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Old 01-18-2010, 12:34 AM   #10
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The tank looks like this today.

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Old 01-18-2010, 01:16 AM   #11
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Did you toss the riccia? Love the tank, regardless.
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:24 AM   #12
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what lighting are you using!?
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:15 PM   #13
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Yup, I tossed the Riccia.

Light is from an Azoo 1g kit.
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Old 01-21-2010, 05:41 AM   #14
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Awesome looking! I agree with removing the Riccia it may look nice but it actually requires more upkeep.
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Old 02-02-2010, 12:14 AM   #15
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Is that the only light that the tank is receiving? I know that fixture is only 7 watts, and I didn't think it would be enough to grow plants. The reason I'm asking is that I'm setting up something similar to your cube, and I'm weighing my lighting options.

Great looking pico by the way!
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