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The Crypt's Place.

Joe Faria

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Hello,
This is my first post and wanna show you my tank.

Setup - 02/02/2008
Tank - 50cmX30cmX30cm (45L)
Substrate - peat, Tetra Complete and Red Sea substrate
Heating - 75W heater
Filtration - Aquaclear HOB 380L/h
Lighting - 2X24W PLL (7200K)
CO2 - DIY yeast system

Plants:
Anubia nana
Cryptocoryne undulata
cryptocoryne x willisii
cryptocoryne mollmanii
cryptocoryne walkeri
eleocharis acicularis
echinodorus tennellus
vesicularia dubyana

Fish/ invertebrates
Neocaridina denticulata sinensis
ottocinclus affinis
*boraras brigittae
*parotocinclus jumbo LDA25

* on order
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I hope you like it.

Joe Faria.
 

George Farmer

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Hi Joe,

I really like it. Very wild-jungle-esque.

You could probably half light and still be fine. Even lower maint.

How long has it been planted?

Thanks for sharing, and welcome to UKAPS! :)
 

CJ Castle

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Very well done... I really like this tank, as George said, very jungle-like...
 

Joe Faria

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George Farmer said:
Hi Joe,

I really like it. Very wild-jungle-esque.

You could probably half light and still be fine. Even lower maint.

How long has it been planted?

Thanks for sharing, and welcome to UKAPS! :)

I set it up at 02/02/2008, about 2 weeks ago
 

Joe Faria

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Dan Crawford said:
Great tank, you've certainly made it look much larger than it actually is, good stuff.
Where did you get the wood from?

I found it in farm where my father in law lives, and it was in a vineyard, just waiting to be picked up.
 

Joe Faria

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Today I had a pleasant surprise!!! I had been offered a gift, in a group of 6.
Take a look.
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This fellow and his mates,already were member's of the house, since last week.
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Regards,

Joe Faria.
 

Joe Faria

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Hi,
A small update, an adition of 6 cryptocorynes walkeri.
Another pic of the tank.

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and another from one the ottos
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Nearly 3 weeks gone, and no algae issues. Feels good.

Regards,
Joe Faria.
 

Joe Faria

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Hello,
I got news... I believe my ottos layied eggs.

Will be possible? Just got them since monday.
The pic.

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What you think folks? Am I a lucky guy or not?

Regards,

Joe Faria.
 

Joe Faria

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Cheers mate...
I had the same feeling, it was too much luck.

Regards,

Joe Faria.
 

Garuf

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Never mind aye, oto's rarely breed in aquaria, its not unheard of but very uncommon.
 

Joe Faria

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Hello,
Got new pics and new fish...

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The new cleaning crew - paratocinclus jumbo LDA25
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And the rest of staff showing some work to newcomers
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Hope you like it

Regards,

Joe Faria
 
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