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Nuggs
04-03-2013, 02:59 PM
Well I promised more photos.

This is my Community tank.

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/1.jpg

Its a Hagen Waterhome 100, so it has funny metric measurements (100cm x 40cm x 50 cm = 200 litres or 52 gallons), on the factory stand. Background spray painted flat black.
A Fluval 304 for filtration (Bio-Foam, Bio-Max, and Filter Floss), and Aquaclear 50 Heater (200W).

Lighting:
2 x 36" Life-GLO T8 Fluorescent 30W (6700K)
2 x 21" Marineland Hidden LED System (6,500K white and 460nm blue LEDs)

Decor:
35 lbs of Fluval Stratum Substrate
3 pieces of Malaysian driftwood (1 large, 2 medium)
7 lbs of river stones

Flora:
4 x bunches of Ludwigia (Ludwigia Repens)
6 x stems of Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)
1 x Amazon Sword (Echinodorus amazonicus)
A still growing carpet of Four Leaf Clover 'Dwarf' (Marsilea crenata)

Fauna:
5 x Bronze Cory (Corydoras aeneus)
5 x Oto (Otocinclus macrospilus)
12 x Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi)
12 x Lemon Tetra (Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis)
11 x Serpae Tetra (Hyphessobrycon eques) I had 12, but one went crazy. Started attacking everything in sight. I think he thought he was in Dartmouth :P

7 x Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata)
3 x Horned Nerite Snail (Clithon flavovirens)

Closer pics (Left to right):

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/2.jpg
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/3.jpg
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/4.jpg

Inverts:

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/7.jpg
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/6.jpg
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/8.jpg

Video:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=OPIeufyEMw4

crystalwaters
04-03-2013, 03:02 PM
Beautiful tank! Love the selection of fish too! Thanks for sharing :D

fish lady
04-03-2013, 03:05 PM
love the tank very nice

Nuggs
04-03-2013, 03:07 PM
I'm not completely happy with it yet.

We'll see how the plants and carpet grows out. If it lets me down, it will likely get a complete replant with different species.

fish lady
04-03-2013, 03:09 PM
Hygrophila difformis will grow like mad and the Marsilea crenata will take off and look amazing IMO

nickguay
04-03-2013, 03:11 PM
Very nice!

Convict
04-03-2013, 03:15 PM
Very nice, but thanks for sharing

samdwitch
04-03-2013, 04:31 PM
Nice choice of fish.

Redherring
04-03-2013, 05:53 PM
Lovely tank! It will look very different once the carpet grows. The marsilea can take a while to get going, but it is a lovely ground-cover.

muvinbird
04-03-2013, 06:33 PM
Really nice! :emoticon (30):

Those nerite snails are so cool.

purralot
04-03-2013, 09:52 PM
Very nice setup and fish

Nuggs
05-03-2013, 06:27 PM
Well I was never entirely happy with this tank. I've spent the last 3-4 weeks gather up plants to redo it and decided to pull the trigger today.

First out come the livestock.


http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/Redone/DSC04716.jpg

In goes the new wood.

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/Redone/DSC04717.jpg

Added the Eggcrate, Pool filter sand, Fossilized wood and tied on my Anubias Nana.

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/Redone/DSC04720.jpg

fish lady
05-03-2013, 06:58 PM
love the wood so far so good

Goldie
05-03-2013, 07:07 PM
gonna be nice!

Staceym
05-03-2013, 07:08 PM
That wood is really nice :) Can't wait to see how it looks once you are done..I love anubias...and it is going to look incredible;e creeping down that branch!

Convict
05-03-2013, 08:59 PM
It looks great so far.. the wood is really nice and I love the Anubias on it :) Can't wait to see it all done too :)

Nuggs
05-04-2013, 12:05 AM
Well here it is all done.

Anubias Nana
Microsorum pteropus (Java Fern)
Cryptocoryne crispatula (Balansae)
Alternanthera reineckii (Scarlet Temple Plant)
Eleocharis parvula (Dwarf Hair Grass)
Eleocharis sp. (Hair Grass)
Vallisneria sp. (Mini Twister)
Sagittaria subulata (Dwarf Sag)
Hygrophila polysperma (Ceylon)
Cabomba caroliniana




Time will tell if I like it once it grows out.

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo270/shawncrockett/Aquariums/Community/Redone/DSC04725.jpg

Convict
05-04-2013, 12:25 AM
Very nice :)

donwilson
05-04-2013, 12:49 AM
Grrrrrrr how do you guys/girls do it ????????

Small Fry
05-04-2013, 09:09 AM
looks great Dude!!!!!!!!

robverge
05-04-2013, 10:11 AM
What a beautiful tank! We love the fish ... such a nice combination! Awesome plants too!

komodo182
05-04-2013, 10:20 AM
looks beautiful

fish lady
05-04-2013, 10:24 AM
wow amazing great job

Redherring
05-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Great scape! It will look amazing as things grow in.

Nuggs
09-15-2013, 12:02 AM
Well its been awhile with me gone and the wife tending this one, it's got a little overgrown and the A. reineckii (Scarlet Temple) has a bad case of algae.

I'll post some pics tomorrow after a little cleanup and a trim.

Carmelita
09-15-2013, 12:51 AM
very nice job i always like planted tanks

Joey
09-15-2013, 01:25 AM
Awesome tank! Look forward to the update!

Nuggs
09-15-2013, 11:24 PM
The Dwarf sag is starting to cover well, need to transplant some from the right to the left and center.
I hope the Cabomba takes back off, it has really died back since I've been gone and doesn't have that vibrant green anymore.


http://youtu.be/tFJFdXdNdU0

Goldie
09-15-2013, 11:28 PM
Very nice!! Nice mix of fish.

Nuggs
02-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Shutdown, it's all in my 75 now.