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Old 07-09-2012, 12:24 PM   #61 
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nice planted tanks... OFL's tank is AMAZING!!!
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:39 PM   #62 
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Name of your Tank: Umm... Sonas' tank?
Substrate type: Petco gravel
Dimensions: 24" L, 7" W, ~8.75" H
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Nope
Water Volume: 6.6 US gallons
Water Temperature: ~80F
Water change schedule: 20% every week or two, based on test results
Age of tank: 3 weeks, maybe?
Co2: Not sure if this counts, but API CO2 Booster every other day
Lighting: 5500k, 15 watts
Fertilizers: API Leaf Zone once a week
Stock: 1 male betta (Sonas) and 6 ghost shrimp
Plant Species:
Waterlily
Aponogeton
Water Wisteria
assorted Anubias
Java Fern
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:56 AM   #63 
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I have 3 NPTs so here I go:




Name of your Tank: Experimentation Tank
Substrate type: Soil with sand cap
Dimensions: LxWxH 12"x8"x7"
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Yes
Water Volume: 3 gallons
Water Temperature: 78F
Water change schedule: 50% every week
Age of tank: 2 months
Co2: Natural
Lighting: 10w 6500k CFL
Fertilizers: None
Stock: HM male betta, MTS
Plant Species: Java Fern, Brazilian Pennywort, red ludwigia, Anacharis, duckweed, dwarf hair grass, crypts. (Just trimmed today)



Name of your Tank: Snail Breeder Tank
Substrate type: Soil with sand cap
Dimensions: LxWxH 12"x8"x7"
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Yes
Water Volume: 3 gallons
Water Temperature: 78F
Water change schedule: 50% every week
Age of tank: 1 month
Co2: Natural
Lighting: 10w 6500k CFL
Fertilizers: None
Stock: MTS, pond snails
Plant Species: Java Fern, Brazilian Pennywort, red ludwigia, Anacharis, duckweed, dwarf hair grass, crypts, water primrose.

The two of them side by side:

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Name of your Tank: (Soon to be) Cherry Shrimp Tank
Substrate type: Soil with sand cap
Dimensions: LxWxH 16"x8.5"x10"
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Yes
Water Volume: 5 gallons
Water Temperature: 80F
Water change schedule: 50% every week
Age of tank: 1 week
Co2: Natural
Lighting: 10w 6500k CFL
Fertilizers: None
Stock: MTS (for now)
Plant Species: Java Fern, Brazilian Pennywort, red ludwigia, Anacharis, duckweed, dwarf hair grass, crypts, (Bulbs) Water lily, (Bulbs)Onion plant.

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Old 08-30-2012, 01:53 AM   #64 
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Name of your Tank: Dual Betta Setup? (I didn't really have a name lol )
Substrate type: EcoComplete
Dimensions: 35.4 x 8.3 x 9.4 Inch
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Yes
Water Volume: 12 gallons
Water Temperature: 79F
Water change schedule: 30% weekly
Age of tank: 10 months
Co2: none
Lighting: LEDs
Fertilizers: Total substrate fertilizer pellets
Stock: 2 betta fish (one in each section), 15+ red cherry shrimp, and 2 horned nerite snails
Plant Species: Cryptocoryne wendtii (Red Wendith), Java Moss, Marimo balls, Unknown sword plant, Hygrophila corymbosa augustifolia, Ludwidgia repens (broadleaf), Nesaea pedicellata, Echinodorus cordifolius (Radican Marble Queen), Subwassertang

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Gwenny is that the Mr Aqua 12 gallon long? That is my dream tank. :) I wanted to do just what you did with the divider.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:50 PM   #65 
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Name of your Tank: Phillips Home (I didn't really have a name)
Substrate type: unsure
Dimensions: unsure
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Both
Water Volume: 15 gallons
Water Temperature: 79F
Water change schedule: 30% weekly
Age of tank: 2 Months.
Co2: none
Lighting: LEDs
Fertilizers: Total substrate fertilizer pellets
Stock: 1 VT Male 5 Neons 4 Ghost Shrimp
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:52 PM   #66 
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Name of your Tank: Blue-Gill's Castle
Substrate type: Eco Complete Plant Substrate (by Carrib Sea)
Dimensions: 30" long, 12" tall, 12" wide
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: Yes
Water Volume: 20 Gallons
Water Temperature: 76-78
Water change schedule: Once a week
Age of tank: 2-3 days (cloned from a 5 gallon)
Co2: None
Lighting: 1 T8 light, two Incandesent bulbs,1 black-light (Subject to change once I get the hood)
Fertilizers: Flourish Comprehensive
Stock: 1 Vieltail Betta
Plant Species: Java Moss, Riccia, Cabomba, Subwassertang, Water Wisteria, Water Sprite, Hydro Willow, Java Fern, Red Ludwegia, Cuban Ludwegia

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Old 08-31-2012, 08:24 PM   #67 
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Name of your Tank: ShrimptonTownFieldVille
Substrate type: Sand
Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 16 3/4
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: No? Yes? Not sure what this means
Water Volume: 20g
Water Temperature: 76
Water change schedule: 15% every 2 weeks
Age of tank: 7 months
Co2: DIY with CO2 ladder diffuser
Lighting: 2xT8 bulbs 35 watts total
Fertilizers: Micro/Macro Dry fertz, Osmocote Plus root tabs
Stock: Hundreds of Sakura grade RCS
Plant Species: Taiwan moss, anubias nana, cryptocryne, hornwort, leopard vallisneria, ludwigia repens x arcuata, few various stem plants unsure of, needle leaf java fern, green lotus, sagittaria subulata, riccia fluitans (not shown in pic), Pelia or Subwassertang (not shown in pic and not sure which one it is), windelov java fern (not shown in pic)
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:59 PM   #68 
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Name of your Tank: ShrimptonTownFieldVille
Substrate type: Sand
Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 16 3/4
Is It A Natural Planted Tank: No? Yes? Not sure what this means
Water Volume: 20g
Water Temperature: 76
Water change schedule: 15% every 2 weeks
Age of tank: 7 months
Co2: DIY with CO2 ladder diffuser
Lighting: 2xT8 bulbs 35 watts total
Fertilizers: Micro/Macro Dry fertz, Osmocote Plus root tabs
Stock: Hundreds of Sakura grade RCS
Plant Species: Taiwan moss, anubias nana, cryptocryne, hornwort, leopard vallisneria, ludwigia repens x arcuata, few various stem plants unsure of, needle leaf java fern, green lotus, sagittaria subulata, riccia fluitans (not shown in pic), Pelia or Subwassertang (not shown in pic and not sure which one it is), windelov java fern (not shown in pic)
VERY NICE !!
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:14 PM   #69 
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OFL is everyone's inspiration I think.
+1^ absolutely right!
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #70 
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+1^ absolutely right!
If you go on another forum I'm on, won't link it, those tanks are crazy! Those are my inspiration. OFL is my inspiration for low tech I guess though.

Your shrimp tank is awesome btw. Is that a zebra pleco in your avatar?
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