A Few Pics from my Low Tech Tanks

johnny70

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Hope you like.

JOHNNY

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180ltr Juwel Rio-Community Tank
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South American Tank 90ltr-Apisto's
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Corydoras agassizii
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Amano Shrimp
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Corydoras Weitzmani
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Corydoras agassizii
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Corydoras Weitzmani
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Female Apisto Trifasciata
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Female Bristlenose Plec
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Male Bristlenose Plec
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Apple Snail
 

Ed Seeley

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Love the wood in the second one down - where did you get it???

Also what's the Apisto? And a nice collection of different cories too.
 

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Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

Ed - the wood looks like Sumatra wood, the wholesaler is Unipac. Some Maidenhead stores stock it.
 

johnny70

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Thanks for the kind comments.

The wood was from my LFS, The Mill in Chesterfield, I have added some Redmoor Wood after these pics were taken, which looks great.

The Apsito's are Trifasciata and Baenschi. More pic's of them below, they are still maturing and still a bit shy.

Corys I love. I have;
C. Weitzmani
C. Caudimaculatus
C. Agasazzii
C. Sterbai
C. Leucomelas
C. Paleatus

Few more pic for you.

Regards
JOHNNY

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C. Caudimaculatus
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Male A. Baenschi
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C. Sterbai
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C. Leucomelas & C. Agasazzii
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Cherry Shrimp
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40ltr Nano
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90ltr Community
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C. Sterbai
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Cherry Shrimp
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Male Trifasciata
 

johnny70

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In the 180ltr community;
Corydoras agassizii x4
Corydoras Weitzmani x 5
Female Bristlenose Plec x1
Male Bristlenose Plec x1
L129 Plec x1
Apple Snail x1
Corydoras Caudimaculatus x6
Corydoras Leucomelas x4
Rock Shrimpx 3
Columbian Tetra x6
X-Ray Tetra x12
Harliquin Rasbora x12
BN Plec Babies LOTS
Yoyo Loach x3
Black Molly x1
Oto x3
Malaysian Trumpet Snails x Lots

90ltr South American
Male Apistogramma Baenschi x1
Female Apistogramma Baenschi x1
Female Apistogramma Trifasciata x4
Male ApistogrammaTrifasciata x2
Amano Shrimp x6
Ruby Red Pencils x6(when I find some, anyone help please)
MTS x a few

40ltr Nano
Corydoras Sterbai x6
Spixi Apple Snails x3

90ltr Community
Lemon Tetra x6
Emerald Eye Tetra x1
Celestial Pearl Danio's x10
Female Betta x1
Corydoras Paletus x8
Oto x2
Rock Shrimp x4
MTS x Lots

Fry Tanks Growing on
Corydoras Paletus x 30+(anyone in Derbyshire want any? Free to Good Home)
Cherry Shrimps x10+
Apple Snails x2+

Plant Grow on Tank
Tons of cuttings and new plants ready to plant up tanks, still looking for more and more. ordered some nice ones from a German seller on ebay, hope they are nice.

Think thats it.

No idea what half the plants are in the tanks, I tend to plant what I like not just whats right in whatever tank. I like to try and get them sort of natural looking(if there is such a thing)

Started daily dry ferts dosing thanks to the chaps that helped with me on that. Still dosing liquid carbon daily in the constant algae battle :oops:

JOHNNY
 

Dan Crawford

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Great photos, i love the Appisto tank.

For the 180 alls that i would change is push most of the plants further towards the back and add some smaller plants at the front to create a gentle slope upwards.

Great job. ;)
 

johnny70

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A few more pictures for a Saturday afternoon 8)

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Planted 35ltr Nano

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Male Fighter

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Siamese Algae Eater

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Trifasciata

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Trifasciata

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Male Fighter

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40ltr Planted Nano Fighter Tank

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Planted Rio 180

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Male Bristlenose Plec

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Male Apistogramma Baenschi




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johnny70

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Can anyone ID the plant at the back of the 40ltr Planted Nano Fighter Tank , the long green leaf one, it grows very quicky takes over in no time.

Cheers
JOHNNY
 

Ed Seeley

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It looks like a Hygrophila. As to the type, it could be lacustris, but that isn't very common over here, or a narrow leaf form of another species.
 

johnny70

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This is a before pic of my 90ltr apisto tank. Taken at the end of Jan, had just upgraded the lights and been ferts dosing for a month, adding easycarbo too.

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and, this was last night. pretty pleased with the results so far. chaos :wideyed:

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JOHNNY
 

Joe Faria

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hello mate,
nice looking tanks and pics.

thanks for sharing it...

Regards,

Joe Faria.
 

johnny70

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:wideyed: Makes complete sense to me :? but I am a bit odd. I know its not the typical type of tank on here, somedays I wish I could do them like the great guys and gals here, but I can't so i do madddddddd:)

JOHNNY
 

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You have some brilliant tanks, I especially like the 90 litre.

You also have a very nice cory collection, can I ask how much the C. weitzmani cost?
 
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