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Old 01-05-2014, 03:06 AM   #31 
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I went to Las Vegas for a vacation last Sunday and only just came back today...
I did observe a few changes... good and bad that occurred in my absence.

Let's start with the good:

-No sign of BBA (yippee!)

-GSA has also cleared out on the front glass

-All my fish are alive! (Ofcourse I couldn't count the hara jerdonis, but I saw two of them hanging out in the plants...)

-Crypt petchii grew a couple of new leaves! yes, not just one, a couple!



And then there's the not so good...
- 3 ramshorn shells... I just cant seem to keep these so called pest snails alive!

- My blackworms in the jar next to the window froze to death :( I didnt take any photos... mushy wormy carcasses makes a pretty gross image. Need to venture out to the lfs soon to get more... *cries*

- Tank is super overgrown and needs to be cleared out and trimmed (especially the salvinia!) I'm personally not a fan of trims and water changes, so this is a :( for me.

Picture time!
Feeding the tank was the first thing I did when I came home... the guppy's such a bully...





I saw two hara jerdonis today as opposed to the usual ... none. I'm blessed today.



Extra fluffy xmas moss



I never really show a shot of the back do I? Well here it is. You know how people have sumps to improve filtration? This is my "plant sump", that ugly hidden part of the tank which helps the handle the bioload. After all, just having moss isn't very good insurance against an ammonia spike. there's all kinds of unpresentable plants here in the back, guppy grass, more unruly stems, stray moss...



Drift wood platform


Full tank shot :)








RIP poor nameless ramshorn snail...




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Old 01-05-2014, 03:15 AM   #32 
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too bad about the ramshorns. glad that no fish perished. how was the trip to vegas?
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Old 01-05-2014, 03:46 AM   #33 
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Ah, lovely pics! Always cheers me up to see your tanks.

I'm fine, atm, had a hard year with my health and sundry other mini-disasters. Lost my two most beloved fish due to not qt'ing carefully enough, so I've felt a bit bleh about fishkeeping in general. All is on the mend, however!

So nice to see you still about. I wonder what's with the ramshorns? I can never keep 'em alive myself.. :( But I have a bajillion MTS.
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:38 PM   #34 
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Is your water soft? That might be why you can't keep ramshorns alive.

I love the tank and the Hera jerdoni (where'd you get them?). So cool. You always have the best nanos and picos.
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Old 01-05-2014, 10:26 PM   #35 
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Ah, of course.. in my own case - yes, very soft. That'd explain it, then. Silly me!
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:23 PM   #36 
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Aus- great to hear that everything is falling back into place!

I'm sick with a hideous cough, hoping to update soon :<
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:05 PM   #37 
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Finally getting over this cough
grrrr

Sleeping fish are so pokeable :)

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Old 01-18-2014, 05:36 PM   #38 
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Lmao! I gave a good laugh at that! I used to do that all the time to my sleeping sorority XD
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Old 02-08-2014, 08:17 PM   #39 
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Ao, we need an update! =)
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:58 PM   #40 
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10in^3 - Ao's non betta tank! *very pic heavy*

I will when I get back the the US!
meanwhile.... enjoy some photos of the good ol Aussie Summer :)












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