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Shrimp Tank (rescape)

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Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Getthejist » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:44 pm

Hi guys,
My tank is a 20l fluval chi and originally I'd gone for a sort of swamp with lots of plants, planted densely but I haven't got on to buying any shrimp for it so I though a rescape was in order. The scape is similar to that of an iwagumi scape, except I'm not sure what plants I'm having or if it'll be a high or low tech tank. The equipment I have currently is a heater, a powerhead and sponge filter but I dont know if I'm using the sponge filter because I may go high tech. Also for lighting I only have an arcadia arc 9W lamp ( or the terrible fluval lighting about 3W or a regular lamp that I have) and I'm not sure if this is too much for low tech (any thoughts on this). Also I'm not sure if I'm going to keep cherries in this, I may go for blue pearls or another neocaridina. If I've left something out or you want to suggest something feel free to say. :-):
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby malakye » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:54 pm

If your going for shrimp keep it low tech, they do not appreciate too much messing about.
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Blowfish » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:20 am

Also you could get a clip on lamp with an energy save bulb as these work great fer low tech lighting...run it with the arc pod fer good growth results :ok:
the filter that comes with it is decent but wont provide much tank turnover/flow....depends on your stocking!
Any closer as to what you gonna keep?? :-):
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Getthejist » Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:11 pm

When in doubt get another tank.
I keep water the fish are just for decoration.
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby malakye » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:59 pm

Why would you need to use a co2 with that, the arc pod is just a light at the end of the day
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Blowfish » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:11 pm

Keep good water = Keep good fish!!
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Getthejist » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:24 pm

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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby malakye » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:34 pm

looks good
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Re: Shrimp Tank (rescape)

Postby Blowfish » Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:50 am

Lookin good...is that one arcpod lighting it??
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