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Thread: Jenn's 5G Shrimp Tank
06-05-2009, 12:47 AM #21
Another update...I had a bit of filament algae growing on a java fern leaf so I did a switch up on my maintenance routine. Ive been doing a 10% WC on mondays and thursdays adding each time 1/4ml of Flourish Comp, and now 1/2ml of Excel. The results are....
A much darker tank apperance?
Oh yes...THIS is why its darker!
Bloom starting to form on an Anubias nana
Long thick roots on the dwarf water lettuce and the java fern has filled in a bit more75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G
06-05-2009, 12:51 AM #22
Mass of anarchis on the right end
Some perspective on how tiny the shrimp are
Crappy pic of a juvie super red :)75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G
06-05-2009, 01:46 AM #23
Nice tank, looks great.75 gallon project
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06-05-2009, 02:00 AM #24
Looks great MC!! Can't wait for that moss wall to fill out!
What type of wood is that?
06-05-2009, 02:03 AM #25
The plants are looking great! The tank just keeps looking better and better.
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06-05-2009, 02:03 AM #26
06-05-2009, 02:21 AM #27
Thanks everyone Thats just some leftover manzanita sticks from my 55G. I need to dive in there and work on the moss wall, Ill do that next week when I thin out some of that water lettuce.
Since things are going so well Id like to order a couple more super red cherries and some nerite snails. Im probably going with Zebra and Tiger nerites.75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G
06-15-2009, 07:13 AM #28
Here we are at almost 2 weeks later thought id do an update.
Big filter or small tank? I was doing filter cleaning and as the 5G is on my bathroom counter I thought this pic was funny as the filter dwarfs the tank and thats just an XP3
Dark tank due to the amount of water lettuce
2baseball sized handfulls removed75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G
06-15-2009, 07:17 AM #29
Much better now
So much more light!
Anubias nana bloom75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G
06-15-2009, 07:21 AM #30
Young Female Cherry
Young Male Super Red
Its so neat Ive watched my shrimp grow up in this thread75G|75G|56G|55G|50G|50G|29G|20G|20G