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    Nice Hardy~ We should be seeing a journal soon I hope
    120g Mixed Reef In Progress
    120g Reef Journal
    55g Freshwater - Out of Service
    My 55g Tank Remodel Project
    72g Bowfront -Out of Service

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    For the amount of shrimp, I would suggest 35 or so. If you are the kind of person that is scared of any risk period, go with 20, I've seen the 2/gallon rule before. But if your only going to have like 3 or 4 fish, and you want to see shrimp everywhere, go with 40. I know that 100 shrimp can manage in a 10 gallon, but thats mainly for breeding.

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    Picked up the stand and everything.. $20

    The heater is absolute junk
    Stand needs a bit of touch up paint (surface rust in some spots)
    Filters look great shape (Top fin 10's)
    Lights both work (have purplish looking bulbs, 15W each so I may just stick with the
    Gonna sell air pump and fake tree deco and prob toss the backgrounds

    Journal will be started soon. I have decided that for the forseable future it will be a shrimp only tank

    Just need to get the following:
    New Heater
    New Tank
    Maybe Eco Complete substrate or will do the turface again with root tabs
    Driftwood / plants and shrimp

    Thinking the final budget will be around $100 for the entire thing, plus I'll almost have everything I need for a 2nd shrimp tank :)

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    Shrimp do best in cooler temps. There is real good info planetinverts
    Roll the Dice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gogi View Post
    Shrimp do best in cooler temps. There is real good info planetinverts
    Not always true. Red cherries for example reproduce best at 25-26C.

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    I found a good deal on a 100w Jager heater, would that be too much for the tank, its rated for 20-30 gal... This heater is actually cheaper than buying the 50w... won't it just not have to work as hard?

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    Yes. You can use a heater rated for a larger size tank. As you thought, it just will not work as hard.

    Liters to Gallons conversion calculator

    "Keeping fish for any period of time doesn't make you experienced if you're doing it wrong. What does, is acknowledging those mistakes and learning from them." ~Aeonflame
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