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My Teeny Tank :)
May 19, 2008
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nessie149
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I've just redone my 20lt tank. There's only 4 amano shrimp in there. Anyone got any suggestions what else I can put in there?
Hope you like it /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

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May 19, 2008
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Cute tank Nessie /cool.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="B)" border="0" alt="cool.gif" /> Are you wanting to add fish or join the shrimp craze?

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May 19, 2008
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Hi Matt,
Not sure which way to go really. Fish may look nice in there but I'm quite limited aren't I? I'm Not sure what would suit the look.
Shrimps are an option too but which ones to go for?
whatever I choose I can't add to my larger tank as my angels are getting pretty big now and they wouldn't take too kindly to any smaller additions.

May 19, 2008
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I want that bit of wood, it's sexy /wub.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":wub:" border="0" alt="wub.gif" />
Given time you might need some root tabs, especially for the swords. Looks nice and even better when the plants take hold even more /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

May 19, 2008
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i would go for more smaller shrimps, cherry, crystals, bee, tiger and so on. all would go well together. great looking tank.

May 20, 2008
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Hi Keith,
Yes, somthing with a bit of colour that might breed /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
What else should I put in there for shrimp? I want to be doing the best for them.

May 20, 2008
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Try adding some leaf litter nessie. Oak or beech are both ok to use if you dry them out thoroughly first, or you can buy Indian Almond (Ketapang) leaves from various places. These would decompose slowly and the microorganisms that result are great food for shrimp. Makes the tank look really natural too. /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />

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May 20, 2008
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Hi Matt,
I've seen those almond leaves in my LFS, I wondered what they were used for.
Now I know /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />
Thanks

May 20, 2008
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yes, i use both oak and almond leaves. the shrimp love them.
also a bit of bog wood as they also like to pick from that to.

May 20, 2008
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I always think moss-like plants look good in shrimp tanks, too. Hehe nessie now we've started we won't stop! /tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":p" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" />

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May 20, 2008
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I put some leaves in my quarantine tank last night and dear god the water is practically black now /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

May 20, 2008
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That's because you're not supposed to use tea leaves my friend /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" />

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May 20, 2008
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QUOTE(dunc @ May 20 2008, 06:00 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
I put some leaves in my quarantine tank last night and dear god the water is practically black now /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" />

Theres never a dull moment is there ? /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" />

May 20, 2008
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Comic genius /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" />

May 21, 2008
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/laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid="Laugh" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" /> they're off again. /huh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":huh:" border="0" alt="huh.gif" />

May 21, 2008
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Hey Matt......
Funny you should mention moss, I went to get some java moss for the little tank today but the LFS didn't have any /sad.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":(" border="0" alt="sad.gif" />
Hopefully they'll have some next time.

May 22, 2008
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Cool critters, great little set up you have there.

May 22, 2008
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Three months ago I could have sent you all the moss you'd ever need. /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" /> Try this place. I've bought moss from there on a couple of occasions and they give you really generous portions. Very good foods too. /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />

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May 22, 2008
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QUOTE(Matt @ May 22 2008, 10:38 PM) < {POST_SNAPBACK}>
Three months ago I could have sent you all the moss you'd ever need. /rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" /> Try this place. I've bought moss from there on a couple of occasions and they give you really generous portions. Very good foods too. /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />

its out of stock from there atm...I'd give you a piece myself nessie but you're kinda far away /tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":p" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" />

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