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amkr

here my only tank, I guess it classifies as a shrimp tank as it has shrimp in it :p

Will be viewed front on and side on from the bed.

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Side on

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One of my free inhabitants.

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Quality of scape and shrimp is pretty average compared to what I see around here, but its my first real attempt at aquascaping and the first time I've had any shrimps so its a start :)

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JPN07

Looks awesome amkr. Love the scape, especially the cave/river/road in the middle.

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torface

Mark, that is an awesome first attempt at aquascaping! Much better than mine!!

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Aquathumb

Defiantly not an average scape! looks great you seem to have a talent for aquascaping if this was your first try!

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OzShrimp

Looks great, definitely doesn't look like a first attempt. I am with Aquathumb you got a talent

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ineke

Great tank Mark :encouragement:

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amkr

Cheers guys, you're all too kind!

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Squiggle

Awesome first attempt dude, you've really got a flair for scaping, that river bed & cave looks like it's been there for thousands of years, can't wait to see your next effort :victorious:

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ninja
My shrimps tank.

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Yummy!

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amkr

Heres a few of the new guys cruising around, photo quality sucks. Zoomed iphone :(

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Squiggle

Very nice dude, they look cool, well done! :victorious:

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torface

Awesome Mark :encouragement: I hope they do well for you!

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amkr

Cheers guys.

I'm interested to see how the CRS survive the tank, they seem happy enough at the moment. If they do okay in the water then I'll look at adding a few males in to seed the population.

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jrc693
Looking good Justin' date=' but didn't you end up with a rack system?[/quote']

Nah not yet doron, uni has been too crazy at the moment, im gona start it in the holidays, just need to make rack got everything else!

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b00f

Just saw this picture.... 3-4g running all these breeders...

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Now I am thinking about tearing down my 2 foot, and covering it in breeder boxes.

Only thing that stops me is the noise of these. There has to be a quieter, and simpler way.

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Squiggle

That's a pretty crazy way the effectively use limited space, very ingenious! :encouragement:

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Adro

Ok, I am officially motivated, supposed to be up early for work, but now i will be reading posts all night and planning my first set up, I have a 3x2 ready to go, must go and read posts about setting it up now :encouragement:

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ellasfish

A pic of my Shrimp Tank.

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Squiggle

Very nice tank, thanks for sharing! :encouragement:

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viridisornatus

You may be able to run the breeder boxes with a customised spray bar on a powerhead, possibly quieter than air-driven. Personally I'd be afraid of so many boxes breaking even a bigger tank. I'm planning to make a large divided box for inside the tank with a spraybar.

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Kev

Bump!!!

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Jimmynich

My 4 foot divided breeder :)

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Squiggle

Love your work dude, looks fantastic! Can't wait to see it teeming with shrimp! :D

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Jimmynich

Love your work dude, looks fantastic! Can't wait to see it teeming with shrimp! :D

You and me both mate! Glad I've taken my time with it though! Starting to get some nice biofilm growing now also.

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phil

Hey guys this is my aqua nano 40 shrimp setup. Plants are still growing and the java moss has only recently been added so not had chance to grow :) hope you like it.i currently have red rili and crs inside :Dpost-935-140085933103_thumb.jpg

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