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post #41 of 43 (permalink) Old 01-16-2017, 09:15 PM
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Re: New Tank, New Scape, and New Fish!

Looking good! Keep up the awesome work!

Currently setup (down to 20!):
8x 10g grow out tanks + 1 microcrab tank
1x 20g female crayfish tank
1x 20g Endler tank
2x 20g long crayfish breeders
1x 29g breeder for Mosquito Fish
1x 29g blue crayfish growout tank
1x 45g tall Super Reds
1x 55g Wife's Shrimp tank
1x 60g Platys
1x 75g Super Reds
1x 75g + 20g long sump Cats, Pickerel, Bait, and Punkin

Waiting for room:
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12x 5g
15x 10g
1x 17g
2x 29g
2x 55g
1x 75g
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Update 1-15-17:

MAJOR Overhaul! De-mossified and replaced the substrate. Here are the pics! About 80 Red Cherry Shrimp didn't make it (couldn't get them out of the moss without bringing the moss with).

Washing the Fluorite. 15 wash cycles later, it was grey instead of brown/black.


Siphoning the tank!


The Life Support System. 50W Marineland Stealth Heater and a TopFin air pump.


Refilling the tank. Even with washed substrate, you can see how cloudy it is.


Once I turned the filter on, I spent about 20 minutes straining out loose tufts of moss.


12 hours later, still cloudy.


The finished product, 24 hours later and the water is crystal clear. No clarifying products needed, just a good filter

ClearForLife 10G Acrylic, 4 HET rasboras, ~80 RCS, various snails. Ludwigia repens, various moss. Eheim 2211 Canister, 50W heater, Finnex FugeRay Planted+ 17W LED.

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Nice aquarium! I like the effect that algae do to your aquarium
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