Lost Temple R.I.P.
The Weeping Dragon Continued in new Journal
I started collecting parts and ideas for the 60p. All along it was to be a planted tank to tap into my inner Amano...until I got infected....by shrimps. I literally had EVERYTHING bought for a jungle tank, but plans change. I even sold a new Solar I because I don't want an algae tank because no CO2 will be used.
Hybrid shrimp breeding tank that balances shrimp breeding with aesthetics. ShrimpTech is a combination of a shrimp breeding tank and a planted tank with the priority on the shrimp. A pure shrimp breeding tank only has wood & moss and no rooted plants. A pure shrimp breeder would also have 80%-90% open space to easily sort and catch shrimp. These are the main differences between a hybrid and pure shrimp tank. I love collecting and growing plants too much to run a pure breeder tank. (I've tried...)
5/30/2011 - 60p
2/16/2012 - 20 long
ADA 60p ~ 17.5 gallons
AquaPro 20 gallon long rimless
60p: Archaea 45cm LED, Archaea 27w PC clip on.
20l: 36" Coralife T5HO 2X39w running one bulb. 10,000K
UGF driven by 2215 with Jaqno Prefilter, Oxygen Plus Bio-Filter driven by Whisper 20
20 long filtration:
(There are two tanks worth of filters on here; to keep the cycle going on a tank that I broke down)
2 X UGF
1X Sponge Filter
1 X Breeder Box Purigen Reactor
Eheim 2213 (running UGF #1)
1 X ZooMed501 (for the breeder box)
Whisper 40 - Split to sponge filter and UGF #2
In order from bottom to top...it's like making lasagna or a 7 layer bean dip
UGF Circulation Pipe
Lava Rocks + Power Sand
Layer of substrate additives: Tourmaline BC, Bacter 100, Super Clear, Mosura Old Sea Mud Powder, dirty sponge juice from a different tank
ADA Africana Normal Type
2nd layer of additives
ADA Amazonia 2 Normal Type(60p)
ADA Amazonia New Normal Type(20l)
Narrow Leaf Java Fern
Mini X-Mas Moss
Taiwan Moss (breeder box)
Narrow Leaf Java Fern (breeder box)
Dwarf Water Lettuce
Crypt Nurii "Mutated"
Staurogyne Sp. Purple
13 grade A Benibachi CBS
3 grade SS Benibachi CBS
Enough Blah blah....here are some pics....
Stand being built. Oak.
UGF with Lava Rocks and additives.
7 Layer Bean Dip