My Tanks 2010!

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  1. Scaly

    Scaly Therapeutic

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    Only a year and a half ago I decided to revisit a hobby I thought I knew a lot about, fish keeping. From one aquarium to two, then three and so forth unit I had 9 aquaria all running individually (a wiring nightmare!)
    Thanks to internet and forums like these, I’ve reached a destination...In the process, some fish did die, some from ignorance, from illness and jumping out. All were hard lessons to learn. On the bright side, the stock I currently own are in good health and hands!
    Currently, my setup is as follows: I have 3 x 80l holding drums for RO water. These are heated and aerated. I have scaled down on the number of tanks, but manage a total of 870l of water.
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    2m (360l) African: 6 x African Butterflies, 5 x Elephant Nose Dolphin Fish, 6 x Congo Tetras, 7 x Kribensis.
    [​IMG]Note about African Butterflies: They have fine fin endings on the pectoral fins which they use as feelers on the water surface to detect vibrations from potential prey.
    1.2m (220l) Community : 2 x Golden Gouramis, 2 x Three Spot Gouramis, 2 x Dwarf Gouramis, 3 x Angels, 6 x Neons, 6 x Black Neons, 5 x Striped Danios, 4 x Tiger Barbs, 6 x Ottos, 7 x Horseface Loaches, 2 x Khuli Loaches, 2 x Bronze Cory, 1 x Peacock Spinney Eel.
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    1.2m (240l) South American: 5 x Discus, 6 x Cardinal Tetras, 2 x Bolivian Rams.
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    50l Quarantine.
    The above classifications are for the fish only; I have yet to sort the flora.
    Missions for 2010 include a larger RO water plant and learning more about aquatic plants.
     
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  3. Gaawie

    Gaawie Wannabe

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    The pics are tiny, can't really see anything...
     
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    Scaly

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    Jip they are small, I will post each tank on it own at a later stage with "bigger pics".
     
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    Cool, I'd like to see ;)
     
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    looking good Vince!
     
  7. Gareth

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    from what I can see it looks good I cant wait to se the bigger pics.
     
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    Scaly

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    South American- Discus, Bolivian Rams, Cardinals

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    Community Tank

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    African Butterflies

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    Congo Tetras, Kribensis in African Tank

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    Elephant noses and Kribensis
     
  9. Gaawie

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    Ok, now I see properly. NICE!
     
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    Really nice stuff!! I love the Discus and tiger barbs!!
     
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    Looks awesome dude well done
     
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    Those African butterflies are stunning :) Are they hard to look after?
     
  13. Slojo

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    Your Kribs i love.Looking good.
     

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