Sunday, October 30, 2005
4footer's scape completed! Yay... :)
I've also added some plants and animals... The bioload now is:
Fissiden sp. (dying)
Hemianthus micranthemoides (MM)
Hydrocotyle leucocephala or Cardamine lyrata(pennywort)
Eleocharis vivipara (long hairgrass)
Eleocharis acicularis (hairgrass)
Elatine triandra (APP)
Echinodorus x barthii (I think or could be Echinodorus 'Red Rubin')
Crytocoryne wendtii var.
Crytocoryne x willisii
Limnobium sp. (frogbits, floating plant, removed for phototaking)
Rotala sp. (Still dunno which species it is...)
Hottonia sp. (Dunno which species it is also...)
I want to add a red Ludwigia sp. eg Ludwigia arcuata for something more red than the Rotala sp. I have now...
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi, Black skirt tetra (~10x), ~3yrs old - still spawning time to time
Puntius titteya, Cherry barb (~12x), ~1-2yrs old, never seen them spawn
Paracheirodon axelrodi, cardinal tetra (~25x), ~2yrs old
Betta splendens, Siamese fighting fish, 1x female, ~3yrs old, tank police woman... Dun play play ah...
Crossocheilus siamensis, SAE (2x), bigger one often turn yellowish (breeding dress?)Nannostomus sp., pencilfish (at least 2 types, ~10 golden and 1 three-lined), golden pencil spawned several times in old setup, often see 1,2 small pencils...
Aplocheilichthys normani, lampeye (3x), will be adding more...
Melanotaenia praecox, dwarf rainbowfish (1x)
Otocinclus sp. (~4x)
Dario dario (17x)
Corydorus sp. (1x)
Corydoras hastatus (19x)
Boraras bridgitae (~12-15x)
Stiphodon elegans, a algae eating goby (1x)
Trichopsis pumila, sparkling gourami (6x)
Yamato shrimps (~6x)
Red-nose shrimps (~6x), will be adding more...
Snails (horned and zebra) (>10x), found some small ramhorns and pouch snails...
Now the scape is almost complete liao!... Probably add a little more plants here and there and then do a final touchup... Then can invite some people to take picturs of it professionally... :)
Next time I will post the ex-Endler's tank that is now a shrimp tank... See ya! :)