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Coral Keepers 2 gallon shrimp and snail farm diary.

Hello everyone! Im setting up a 2 gallon shrimp and snail farm. Its going to have live plants, snails, and shrimp in there. There is 6 lb of sand and a big rock in the tank. Here are some pics of the tank. Tell me what you think!!






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Here are some update pics. I just filled it up with water 5 min ago.



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Here are some pics of what im making right now.



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I REALLY hope that push pin holds. Hate to see that lamp drop into the tank.
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I think that the light will be too bright, and kill the plants. but other than that, its looking good!
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Thanks for the compliments everyone!! Here are some update pics of the tank. I made a moss wall.




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Is the light im using too bright and will it kill the plants?

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I think it might just look bright. How many watts is it?
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Its those spiral bulbs. It says its 60 watts but only uses 13 watts. Ill post a few pics of the kind of light im using.

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i think it will be fine.
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good golly man, shrink your images.


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Here are some update pics. Tell me what you think!!!



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Here are some more pics. There is also going to be a DIY CO2 system in there.



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Here are a few update pics of the tank.



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The best thing I liked was the aluminum wrapped light! The moss wall is growing out!
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