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Nice tank Nolan. Cardinal tetras are awesome too' date=' so much better than the weak diseased neons that seem to be around now.[/quote']

oi! lol

Dont diss the neons ;)

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fishmosy
Don't diss the neons ;)

I like neons too, but cardinals are better.

Neons by comparison look like they ran out of red halfway through.

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nolanlll

yup, i agree ,Neon is relatively weaker and easier to died , i donno why

now i got 12 of Cardinal tetras and they living fine and schooling :)

This thread is about shrimp tank , so i better back to topic :stupid:

It' s my shrimp tank before it close down a month ago

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Loach

This thread is about shrimp tank ' date= so i better back to topic :stupid:

It' s my shrimp tank before it close down a month ago

LUSH is the word :)

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fishmosy

It' s my shrimp tank before it close down a month ago

Wow nice, love the branches. Notice you dont have strainers on the intake pipes for your (eheim?) filters? Did you have trouble with shrimp disappearing?

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nolanlll
Wow nice' date=' love the branches. Notice you dont have strainers on the intake pipes for your (eheim?) filters? Did you have troulbe with shrimp disappearing?[/quote']

the LHS one is outtake pipe, RHS is the intake with strainers

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fishmosy
the LHS one is outtake pipe' date=' RHS is the intake with strainers[/quote']

Should have looked closer, obvious now you've pointed it out.

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Triggs

This is my tank before it all started growing in etc. I've since removed the rush and re-arranged the Anubias nana petites and given the moss rock central position to the left. Will update photos when my Camera gets fixed. Cheers

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Loach
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fishmosy

Nice tank loach, how many shrimp are in the tank? I find more every time I try to count.

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Loach

Thanks fishmosy,

There are 12 shrimp in there. No deaths so far :)

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Triggs

My tank update: 10 weeks later.

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fishmosy
Thanks fishmosy' date='

There are 12 shrimp in there. No deaths so far :)[/quote']

Damn, I only found 10. Your tank is a 'wheres wally' with shrimp :encouragement:

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Loach
Damn' date=' I only found 10. Your tank is a 'wheres wally' with shrimp :encouragement:[/quote']

Yes it is, but 10 out of 12 is pretty good :)

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Trav80

Wow, I love looking at what others have done with their shrimp tanks (and rooms).

Here is my CRS tank, its a 45cm cube with UpAqua Shrimp Sand. Its pretty plain I know and I should have cleaned the front glass. It used to have a lot of java moss but it all started to go brown so I pulled it out.

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After speaking with dean I have just cleaned out another 45cm cube and set it up again. However this time I have used benibachi a made sure to use a much thicker layer. Just waiting for the cycle to finish before I add anything to the tank, hopefully it will be done in a few days as the media was already well seeded.

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They are nothing to look at compared to all of the tanks in this thread, I prefer my tanks to be simple with only one or two kinds of moss and a few places for the shrimp to hide.

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Loach

Is this a 50cm cube?

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Trav80

Whoops, they are both 45cm cubes. I have 4 in total.

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Loach
Whoops' date=' they are both 45cm cubes. I have 4 in total.[/quote']

Nice, great size too! Cant wait to see shrimp in there :)

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lachie1998
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Loach

Looking great Lachie! Is that hairgrass thats sprouting everywhere?

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lachie1998

yep heaps of it also some other kind of ground cover that can be seen at the front.

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Matt_95
yep heaps of it also some other kind of ground cover that can be seen at the front.

It's lilasopsis brasiliensis.

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lachie1998

thanks matt!:cheerful:

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Kev

My shrimps tank.

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Loach

Very Lush Kev! The crinum is awesome and im sure your shrimps love it in there :)

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