60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

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60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by KittyKat » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:30 am

I've been attempting to keep a record of this tank right from the start, as a guide for beginners, which has been quite interesting and challenging. You can read the full (b)log of it here, although I imagine it is not of that much interest for those of you who are more experienced: http://aquariumadventure.wordpress.com/

And here are the photos, as per request from starsplitter7 ;) (Click for larger photos, don't want this thread to take too long to load! Or view the whole set!)

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Now starting to look more like a tank:

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And actually interesting stuff starting to happen ;)

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The tank already contains a small school of Danio margaritatus and the long term plan is a larger school of Danio and a second school of rosy loaches. If anyone knows where one can get the rosy loaches in Germany or elsewhere in the EU, please let me know as I have had a lot of trouble trying to find some.
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by starsplitter7 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:50 pm

Really lovely set up. Thanks for showing how you set it up.

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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by Jim Powers » Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:18 pm

Very nice!
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by KittyKat » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:19 pm

Thanks guys :) I think I have *finally* found a supplier for the loaches, I'm going to call them first thing on Monday and try to pick up the fish the same day. Fingers crossed! Once that's sorted, I'll try to update with some fish photos ;)
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by KittyKat » Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:54 pm

I picked up the loaches today, they're in quarantine now! There are definitely some males and females, but it's impossible to count how many of each right now (and actually, to even tell if they're 100% the right species). Photos to follow once they're settled in and all that.
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by KittyKat » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:10 am

My earlier suspicions seem to be correct, I am now very sure that these are juvenile Y. brevis and I have contacted the seller, asking for them to swap the fish for the right species.
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by zenins » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:35 am

Jim Powers wrote:Very nice!
Agreed :)

I like that twisty wood - wunderbar !
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by ClownLoachSharky » Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:46 am

Your very talented at aquascaping. Your other tanks are great too :D
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You wouldnt have that problem with a V8

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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by KittyKat » Sun Nov 13, 2011 6:00 am

Thanks :) Suggestions are welcome, as I'm running out of things to change!

I am utterly confused about the loaches, now they are starting to look like the right species, with maybe 1-2 individuals of the wrong one‥ a little knowledge is a dangerous thing!
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Re: 60 litre "Asian themed" tank photos

Post by Graeme Robson » Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:32 pm

Very nice!! 8)
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