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#441 Delapool

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Posted 23 January 2021 - 03:08 PM

Drove down south today. Stopped at Aquotix on way and they had them there so grabbed four. Presently sitting in a small tank. Score :)

Really need to do a plant re-scape to find room but later.

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 02:11 AM

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Bucket of Anubias pulled out of tank for trim. I guess brace is about a foot wide and two feet deep for an idea on size.

#443 Shazza

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 10:11 AM

Holy crap batman!!!

Amazing piece!!!


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Posted 30 January 2021 - 12:23 PM

Couple of years growth there I think. Was a decent size when it went in and I only pruned for algae and when it spread to along glass (which algae loved again grrr).

Tiger barbs - whoop, all this extra room and I can see my barb mates whoot

2 seconds later - squabble, squabble, squabble ...

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 12:26 PM

Let me know if you want to part with some at any stage.


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Posted 31 January 2021 - 07:10 PM

Ok will do.

Couple of tank photos below. Cleared up more today although filter intakes need a clean. Bought some driftwood (and sold some driftwood at swap mart as you do) so planning to add that on weekend and just let it all hopefully settle in. Feels a bit weird looking at gravel :)

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Posted 13 February 2021 - 07:12 PM

Couple of photos of tetra tank.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 09:21 PM

Looks good are they cardinal tetras?

If so are they a little more hardy than the neons?


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Posted 25 February 2021 - 09:39 AM

I might have to put some more plants back into large fish tank sigh.

The Hygrophila pinnatifida has been cleaned out except for the bit I rescued and put in another tank. That piece is getting some new growth albeit slowly as low light.

The ambulia is also slowly getting cleaned out. The swords, crypts, anubias, ferns are all fine.

Thinking it’s either the two mystery snails added recently or just so few plants in there now after rescape. Or they are just ganging up

Also have been looking at getting a wifi water leak detector. Just in case tank ever cracked or left a tap on.

Looks good are they cardinal tetras?

If so are they a little more hardy than the neons?


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I think cardinal tetras are meant to be more hardy but I confess I never do really well with tetras. A pair of kribs and a young catfish in there was well.




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