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My low tech shrimp nano cube

aec34

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New addition in the shape of a rehomed anubias. The shrimp swarmed round it like I’ve never seen before to munch on the algae - which makes me wonder if I need to start feeding them.
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Moss monster removed. Took the plunge and took the arch-y bit of bogwood out, tied moss to it and replaced, then added another bit of mossed spiderwood. Feels a bit bare somehow, but shrimp don’t seem to mind too much. Photo a bit washed out colour-wise.
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Pleased with the overall effect :)

And I’ve started feeding the shrimp pellets/nettle tops since I’m sure they’ve started nibbling at my floating plants 😬 There are a lot now from my original 11 of 6 months ago.
 

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6 and a bit months old 🥳
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Weekly maintenance is a quick glass clean with the toothbrush, and around 5 litres water change. I’m less annoyed by the internal corner filter given how wonderfully quiet and neat it is compared to the alternatives.
Plants seem to be growing a bit quicker with the supposedly warmer weather, esp the rotala which went in a couple of months ago. There’s something quite easy-going about this tank now.
Bacopa Beanstalk in the front corner might have to be felled, but I’m curious to see what it’ll do if it makes the surface.
 

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It's really nice to see a bedded in nano, with thick growth and a growing shrimp population, good job!
 

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Hopefully mine will get as bedded in as this one eventually, I just got the tank and the filter from Charterhouse because Pro Shrimp didn't have any 30s in stock, which was a shame as they're from the next village and their unit is about 10 minutes drive away :( I'm hoping they reopen and have some livestock soon because I want to use local suppliers as much as I can
 

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Hopefully mine will get as bedded in as this one eventually, I just got the tank and the filter from Charterhouse because Pro Shrimp didn't have any 30s in stock, which was a shame as they're from the next village and their unit is about 10 minutes drive away :( I'm hoping they reopen and have some livestock soon because I want to use local suppliers as much as I can

I like proshrimp, I've found the owner Sebastian to be very helpful
 

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