Gamma's fishy adventures.

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    55L tanks. Odd size I think.

    Played around with the wiring today, had to redo 80% of it due to cutting it for the move, but I messed up so I kinda want to redo it to make it look better.

    Either way 6 tanks are in and filled, will switch on the heaters tomorrow and let it start cycling!
     
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    Nothing like fresh glass and a sense of anything is possible.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Time for an update!
    Wanted to do one sooner but real life is taking up too much time.

    Current state of new setup!
    Just filled another 2 tanks with substrate and plants. Only have 4 tanks left to fill. Have langa left for 1, and the other 3 will be akadama, leaving me with 6 langa tanks, and 6 akadama tanks.

    From the top going down
    CPD's and Amano Shrimp, Blue eye Rainbowfish, Dwarf Rainbowfish
    Yellow/Pumpkin Shrimp. Red Neos(Fire/Sakura/Cherry), Blue dream shrimp
    Crystal Red Shrimp, Crystal blue shrimp, TBC
    TBC, TBC, TBC

    Original plan was to do snails and fish in the bottom 3 but ended up keeping my 4ft, so going to continue with a few rainbows and Assassin snails.

    Want to give a shout out to @Christiaan Duvenage . Awesome guy and can see the skill that went in when he built the rack!

    Taking photo's when I can, and will upload them when I get time to do a proper setup guide. Still have to do a few things before I am happy with the setup, but already loving it! CPD's started to spawn when I added them to the temp moss tank so hoping to get something out of that :D

    The only sad part is that it seems like 1 tank has a corner that got damaged during travel, and is cracked but not 100% through but not willing to risk it, so need to pick up another tank to get the last spot filled.

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    very cool
     
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    Oepsie about the 1 tank.....im glad you chaffed!!Maybe i should take orders and build custom setups as per request ...haha
     
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    Eh. It happens.

    Going to setup the tank on the balcony to grow some algae and see how it goes. Maybe drop in a few cold water fish in there. Thats if it does not leak haha
     
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    Quick update on the setup:


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    What a nice wall, and the lekker thing about stock tanks - replace as needed. great job guys - build looks goodn and the new home ... well early days but I hope we will see lots more from these tanks.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    So been a while and there has been a few changes. Thought I would do a tiny update.
    I now have a fish room... Technically a shrimp room as I moving more and more into the wonderful of shrimp.
    Have 15 different type of shrimp at the moment and hoping to get a few more once I move the final tanks over to the correct rack and get a few more 4ft tanks.

    Fish wise, I only keep nano species at the moment. Mostly CPD's and spotted blue eye rainbows.

    Currently trying to breed out amano's but life got in the way again, so I missed the drop date by a day in December... Next female is due 24 of Jan!

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    Very nice @Gamma , well done

    We look forward to you sharing some of your adventures on the Forum as it looks like you really have a nice breeding setup going
     
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    24 Jan!!! thats my birthday!!!

    looking awesome!
     
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    Thought I would also share some of the latest shrimp I managed to get, as I feel the forum needs more shrimpy things 20190109_113041.jpg 20190109_112742.jpg 20190109_111345.jpg
     
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    They are beautiful @Gamma
     
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    Very nice @Gamma , loving the 4ft I got from you :)
     

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