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02-20-2014, 12:33 PM #1
1Sarah's 2.6g Nano
I couldn't resist this cute little modern looking cube by Top Fin. It comes with an internal filter and an led light for $50 at Petsmart. I've been looking for a little nano for a while but nothing decent was coming up on local online classifieds so I finally went and picked this up.
I stole a bit of biomax and sponge from my 10g and set this up yesterday. My CBS will be going in this little tank and hopefully they'll finally have some babies for me. I'm waiting to put them in until I pick up a heater... stupid me forgot one. For now adding 1 drop off ammonia a day to feed the bb. I'll text params before adding the shrimp of course.
Substrate is fluval plant stratum, plants are water wisteria, a small crypt wendtii red and some Christmas moss.
I had to turn the output arm toward the glass or the tank was a swirling vortex of doom! That little filter has some power!
Here it is:
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02-20-2014, 01:18 PM #2
It looks great Sarah! I'll bet you're anxious to see what the RCS think of it!!
02-20-2014, 01:23 PM #3
02-20-2014, 01:33 PM #4
Oh sorry guys I should have specified, CBS are my 3 crystal black shrimp. They reside in my 10g and seem OK but one of them had eggs but dropped them. I'm thinking it could have been due to stress from living with fish so I'll see if they'll be successful in this little tank :).Don't poke the crazy
02-20-2014, 01:40 PM #5
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02-20-2014, 01:43 PM #7
the tank looks GREAT! But darn you. You've got me thinking about setting up a shrimp tank. I keep saying NO MORE FISH tanks but ... hum ... shrimp would be fun. I'll be eager to see the tank stocked30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492
02-20-2014, 02:01 PM #8
Right yeah sorry I've heard them called both. Maybe some day I'll get some expensive shrimp but these are good for now till I get some experience with them breeding.Don't poke the crazy
02-20-2014, 02:05 PM #9
I want video of this "Swirling Vortex of DOOM!"Current tanks:
37G FW - 3 Pearl Gourami, 4 Black Mollies, approximately 20+ Molly Fry, 5 Assassin Snails | 10G Planted FW - 14 Molly Fry, rocks, DW and an Anubias Nana - journal
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How to cycle without fishies!
02-20-2014, 02:05 PM #10
Go for it! It's not a "fish" tank so you're not breaking any rules ;)Don't poke the crazy