Aqua 40 or Aqua One cr320

Discussion in 'Hardware & DIY' started by chrisjj, 3 Feb 2010.

  1. chrisjj

    chrisjj Newly Registered

    Which one to get for my shrimp tank??

    Or is there something else ?..............
  2. tom_m2k

    tom_m2k Newly Registered

    I currently have the Super Fish Aqua-Qube 40 as a planted kitchen tank, running with a small external filter and medium bioload (10+ shrimp and 5 smalll fish)

    My wife brought it for me, but i think it cost about £60. (including a 18W light pod and small internal filter). although it is rimless, it does have a glass panel to cover the top if needed. I am growing HC and other plants very well, making it a lovely shrimp tank.
  3. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

    Leamington Spa, UK.
    The Dennerle cubes are very nice, and are very shrimp orientated. Looked at the Tropica Aquacube's? TGM have them cheap at the moment. Maybe a bit small though for what you want. Superfish do some other nice nano tanks. Have a look at Saintly's "Purple Rain" scape in the journal section for an idea :)
  4. Ajm200

    Ajm200 Member

    I had an aqua 40 as a shrimp tank for a while. Swapped the superfish filter out for a sponge as the shrimplets kept getting into it. It was fine until a ladder got dropped on it.

    If you intend to keep rock mountain shrimp you will definately need a covered tank. Mine used to escape (chicken run style) whenever the tank lid was open luckily for him they can last a few mins out of water CRS are less adventurous but I still find the odd one on the floor.
  5. chrisjj

    chrisjj Newly Registered

    Well, I've gone for the 320. It's cycling at the moment & so far I'm very pleased with it.

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