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Thread: Goldie Haven

  1. Default Goldie Haven


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    Overview










    Stock List:
    1 Shubunkin Goldie, 1 Chocolate Ryukin Goldie, 1 Calico Fantail Goldie, 9 White Cloud Mt. Minnows {3 regular & 6 gold}, Olive Nerite & Malaysian Trumpet Snails.

    2 Echonodorus Bleheri, 1 Amazon Sword, 1 Red Rubin Sword, Various Anubias species, Broad Leaved Ludwigia.

    Lighting:
    2 watts/US gallon, fluorescent 6700K, 11hrs. a day.

    Moonlighting is LED from above, underwater... Strip contains 6 blue elements and is on 3.5hrs. at night.

    Various amts. of indirect sunlight hit this tank as well. Intensity and longevity vary with the seasons, etc.

    Filtration:
    External mechanical with some biological @ 350 GPH.
    Internal biological @ 200 GPH.
    Live plants!
    Lava Rocks.

    Substrate:
    Fluorite with river rock over the top. Also various natural lava & rainbow rocks throughout aquarium.

    Tank Temp.:
    72˙F minimum in winter - 80˙F max. in summer . Heater is installed.

    Aquarium Dimensions & Stuff:
    Custom built bullet proof, tempered glass. 3'W x 3'D x 5'T. Glass covered.

  2. Default Moonlight


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    Moonlight:


  3. #3

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    Gorgeous tank. Everything looks really healthy. Its so good to see goldfish being kept properly
    <-- Click for journals
    "There is no right way to do the wrong thing." - KingFisher "Only bad things happen fast in this hobby" - Cliff

  4. Default Plant Life


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    Plant Life -- all live

    Broad-Leaved Ludwigia







    Anubias Barteri


  5. Default Fish - Herhesy


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    Hershey is a female Ryukin. Supposed to be chocolate, but she's changing color.

    (click for higher res. versions) :







    Someone say "food"??


  6. #6

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    I am seriously loving your plants. Do you dose ferts? co2?
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    "There is no right way to do the wrong thing." - KingFisher "Only bad things happen fast in this hobby" - Cliff

  7. Default Pepper & Fantail


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    Pepper is a Blue Shubunkin... Has no orange on him at all. Can also be called a calico (black, white, blue).



    The newest member (about a month in residence) is a calico fantail (blue, black, white, hint of orange). Hasn't been named or sexed yet. Full of personality. Last photo is clickable.






  8. Default White Cloud Mountain Minnows and Blooming Bulb


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    The White Cloud Mountain Minnows (clickable shots):





    Unknown flowering bulbs. I think it's a val. of some sort, but not sure (clickable shots):






    That's all for photos for now... Sorry to have strung them all out like this, but it was the only way to deal with the 4 photo limit in one post. Thanks for looking!
    Last edited by Fizgig; 10-31-2011 at 02:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeonflame
    Gorgeous tank. Everything looks really healthy. Its so good to see goldfish being kept properly
    Thank you kindly!! And to answer your ferts. question: Flourish, Flourish Excel, Leaf Zone, Flourish Trace, roots tabs for the Echinodorus species. NO CO2 dosing at all -- not safe for Goldies who require a lot more O2 than most fish. Did attempt CO2 when I first started keeping Goldies with live plants many years ago, but found that even a DYI system with barely a bubble a minute was causing distress to the Goldfish. They have no issues with F. Excel though and the plants are obviously healthy =)

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    That is a pretty impressive goldfish tank!

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