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Today I removed the rapidly growing killifish fry from my often abused 5.5g tank. Also today I purchased my first digital camera. So I thought I would post some current photos of the tank after a trim....yes, it was more overgrown this morning.

At present, I'm not sure what is in next in store for this tank. It has been set up in one form or another for 4 years. As you may imagine, the flourite substrate is well aged. The current inhabitants are an undisclosed number of Red Cherry Shrimp.
 

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I wouldn't mind seeing some pics of your killies. :)
 

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Ek: The first attachment is a full shot, just doesn't show the corners. I'll do some more experimentation with the camera....still trying to figure out all the settings.

ValleyVamp: I'll work on the killie shots tonight.
 

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What is the grass-like plant? I think I've got the same thing in my 5 - but I'm not sure what it is.

And it's a cute little jungle :)

~Danielle
 

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Mrsmarsig: the grass like plant is Dwarf sagittaria.

Here is a better photo of the tank (as I said I'm still learning how to use this new camera):



Valleyvamp: here is a not so great shot of one the the killies, A. australe orange:



I'll try to get some more killie shots when they cooperate :icon_roll .
 

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A few more killie shots for ValleyVamp:

A australe females


N papilliferous:


A splendopleure Tiko green

 

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Wow, you have some beautiful killies there spdskr! The N papilliferous looks like a tiny female betta, but my favorite is the A. australe. Absolutely gorgeous. I think your scape is excellent too. Looks bigger than a 5.5 gallon.
 

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Thanks again for the comments everyone. Yes, the australe killies lay eggs, but unfortunately, they are very adept at eating the fry. I need to set aside a 2.5g as a breeder for these fish so I can raise some fry in isolation.

I found some new residents for the tank: a single pair of A. ogoense. I've been out of town for a week but the tank and new residents have done fine in my absence. I'll try to snap a couple of photos this evening of the overgrown tank and new residents.
 

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Here is latest photo of the 5.5g after a week of neglect due to vacation:



I was not able to get a pic of the new A. ogoense as they are still too shy, but here is a pic of the 29g where all the killies that grew up in the 5.5g now reside (yes it is an even bigger jungle):

 
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