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Well no major changes, just waiting and hoping that the hc will stay rooted and hopefully start spreading. Currently I have not started the weekly flourish supplement. For now i think the eco-complete should be good enough as far as nutrients, and i wont have to worry about algae.

Im going to make another trip to target, i dont think i was looking in the right section of the store. Will post pics of the new stand when i get it.

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In an uncycled tank don't expect those shrimp to last long. Also not supporting the tnak on all 4 corners properly is asking for a broken tank.

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The tank will look great but I also think you should slow down a little. In new tanks cycles can and generally will occur when they're set up even small cycles can harm shrimp.

In my experience Yellow shrimp are a bit more sensitive than their other relatives as well.

Also, Why are you sitting your super duper expensive tank on something that is smaller than it? You're going to have a wet floor and dead shrimp soon.

-Andrew
 

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Buy the stand like the one I have for my Mini M. Many people have bought the same stand has mines. They have it at target for 39.99 I think.
 

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Just got back from target, had no luck finding a stand, going have to keep looking. In the meantime i'm going to place it under something big enough to support all its corners.

The shrimp are all doing very well in the new tank, water parameters are all looking good as well.

Any suggestions as far as aquascaping?
 

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nice, is that one of those football lockers you are using for a stand? I still have mine that ive had since like '95, its classic.
 

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Thanks for the comments guys.

Kayen- I agree. I have to do a better job with adding water, since I'm somewhat responsible for the less pronounced cliff. Im going to try to reshape it soon.

Zeldar- Nice profile pic. And yes its a dallas cowboys locker ive had in my room since i was a kid. looks like its going to be replaced very soon, although it is a classic.
 

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Well no major changes, just waiting and hoping that the hc will stay rooted and hopefully start spreading. Currently I have not started the weekly flourish supplement. For now i think the eco-complete should be good enough as far as nutrients, and i wont have to worry about algae.

Im going to make another trip to target, i dont think i was looking in the right section of the store. Will post pics of the new stand when i get it.
 

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Well on my second attempt to find the stand that has been suggested, I was successful. Just finished setting it up, and am messing around with the 'scape a little bit. With this stand being taller than the stand with the light, I am now able to get the light about 2 inches from the water, which makes the tank much much brighter. Will try to get some pictures posted tonight
 

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Sounds like you won't have 5 panes of glass and a bunch of water on the floor!

Lets see your new pictures.

-Andrew
 
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