Yep, i have a sponge filter which has been running in my main tank for over a month now. It should be cycled by now.
I will be doing daily water changes so i hope the Ph stays within range.
My shrimp have not arrived yet, when they do arrive i will put them in the main tank then introduce them...
I have decided to try aqua-scaping (after failing miserably on the community and betta tank)
2 tanks just aren't enough, whilst you have a 3rd spare, and so the journal begins! :)
Tank Size: Small 10l Bow-Front Acrylic Tank
Lighting: Waterhome 3 - Compact 9W Fluorescent (hood removed due to...
Ive changed my mind about adding shrimp :roll: Due to the fact of them being sensitive to water quality etc.
I think i might just plant it with no Inhabitants, or maybe a snail :?
How do you prepare the cat litter for the tank, do you wash it then pop it in?
Ok, well atm, im going to use 0.5" of Clay Cat Litter, and ill cap it with either *smashed* slate tiles, or black gravel. But in the cat litter, im going to put some fert tabs in it.
Will upload pictures soon! :)
Thanks for the help.
Hiya all, Newbie here. :)
I have a 65l Community tank and a 65L betta divided tank.
I have a 10l tank spare, i want to make it into a Low-Tech Planted Shrimp tank.
A few questions;
1.) Is a DIY cycled filter safe enough to use for shrimp?
2.) Are 11W Christmas lights bright enough, i will...