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02-28-2014, 07:24 PM #1
Loving this tank!
I HAVE to gush about my tank!
I sat watching my tank for over half an hour last night, giggling over all the antics. My husband smiled at me and shook his head. I am finally happy with my stocking!
My cherry shrimps just came in, and at day 3 they are still doing awesome. They were exactly what I needed. They are everywhere eating algae...even off the glass, which I did not anticipate. There was a wide range of ages, so some were very small, and some larger....but I never realized how large my first shrimp had grown until the others were in there. He is literally as big or bigger than some of my neons. A monster! I hadn't seen him in a week, but I think the others encouraged him to come out. They look like they are dancing when they eat.
And I was watching my betta peek out from his little "cave"- a gap in the driftwood. He was prowling around the tank looking at all the new shrimp...I don't think he's decided if they are food or not yet, lol. The shrimp just ZOOM away from him, so I am not worried.
And the neons and glowlights were chasing each other in and around my fake log stump....so cute!
It's just so active and peaceful at the same time...I love my tank!
P.S. I checked my params last night because I was worried about the new stock....~5ppm nitrate. Those live plants I added are awesome!20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!
02-28-2014, 07:35 PM #2
02-28-2014, 07:38 PM #3
02-28-2014, 08:00 PM #4
Slap makes a good point about a video..?Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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02-28-2014, 08:05 PM #5
err videos!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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02-28-2014, 09:13 PM #6
Sounds wonderful....but I need to see please!!
02-28-2014, 09:38 PM #7
Is a great feeling when you're totally happy with a tank that you put so much effort into.
02-28-2014, 10:58 PM #8
I also repeat - WE NEED A VIDEO!!!75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Black Kuhli Loaches, Whiptail Cats, Wild Caught BNP
Dual 29 gals - Diamond Tetras. Harlequin Rasboras, Bloodfin Tetras
10 Gal - Mr. Betta's Fishy Paradise
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03-01-2014, 06:27 AM #9
I get the memo...I'll do a video. I have to film at night though, since the glare is really bad during the day and all I have is a phone to take it with. Should be up...erm...late tomorrow? Soon!20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!
03-02-2014, 02:23 AM #10
Here it is! Forgive the poor quality and background noise- I don't have the best equipment for this sort of thing!
20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!