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Old 10-31-2014, 06:41 PM   #1
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So I've not been able to ignore the itch any longer,gotta start a new tank. Planning this to be a low to med maintenance setup..Will be using 2-50 watt par 5000k cfl bulbs in separate bell shaped shop lights fixtures.Using basic ferts(have dry certs on standby)&glut. Plants will be also low maintenance as well...Will be dirting w/a sand cap...Will be using a TOM hob canister along w/a sponge filter..Plants I'll start.with will be dwarf sag,various crypts,jungle val,possibly a sword,ferns&some mosses. Outside of some white cloud mountain minnows I'm not 100% sure what the stock will be... Love the rams though..

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Old 10-31-2014, 08:07 PM   #2
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Any ideas&or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Sorry I pressed reply by mistake one of my favorites are kuhli loaches


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Probably going to stay away from loaches because I plan on adding amano shrimp.

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2 hours later the tank has been dirted, sand cap has been put on, topped off with water , sponge filter and canister HOB are on and running. Took some media from another tank and begin dosing ammo.. So the fish-less cycle has begun.

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If your going with a planted tank, you could add some endler's, or you could add otos, as they won't eat the shrimplets


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Definitely planted,but I'm partial to rams so no smaller shrimp except for some amano's.Gotta let the tank mature before adding either of those species...corie's however will be coming in a while definitely though.

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Tank has cleared up nicely this morning...I feel like I should more lighting,maybe one more 5000k cfl..any suggestions?

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Tank as it is this morning.
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