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    [quote:e9813080="juggler"]http://www.arofanatics.com/members/mandz/4ftshrimptank/

    Wow. Someday I must emulate this kind of low-tech system. How long has the tank been set up? Did you try no water change at all?[/quote:e9813080]

    Kf, thanks for providing the link. I've some trouble trying to attach a pic here.

    The tank is about 8 months old. actually, I've not changed water initially for 2 months and everything seem ok. Recently, I've adopted water change fortnightly when I change water for the other tank. Sometimes when I forget or when I'm lazy, I just do water top up.

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    An update of my tank



    Hi everyone, an update of my non CO2, no filter tank. All comments welcome. =)

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    Hi, jus wanna ask..
    U guys dun face any algae problem in ur low tech tanks?

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    [quote:ffe153e1f8="d0td0t"]Hi, jus wanna ask..
    U guys dun face any algae problem in ur low tech tanks?[/quote:ffe153e1f8]

    this is what amazes me too ... short of a few green spot algae (can count using my fingers), there are no other algae in my tank ... nowadays even the spot algae does not come visit ... and best thing is that the moss is growing!!!!! :P :P :P

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    [quote:85f90f0bb4="d0td0t"]Hi, jus wanna ask..
    U guys dun face any algae problem in ur low tech tanks?[/quote:85f90f0bb4]

    With lower lighting, no fertilisation and no CO2, everything grows slowly. So the algae won't appear "overnight" like what we can encounter in hi-tech tanks.

    The algae still can appear for low-tech tanks, so we still need to find a balance of light intensity and bioload.
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    [quote:9a452b86fd="juggler"][quote:9a452b86fd="d0td0t"]Hi, jus wanna ask..
    U guys dun face any algae problem in ur low tech tanks?[/quote:9a452b86fd]

    With lower lighting, no fertilisation and no CO2, everything grows slowly. So the algae won't appear "overnight" like what we can encounter in hi-tech tanks.

    The algae still can appear for low-tech tanks, so we still need to find a balance of light intensity and bioload.[/quote:9a452b86fd]
    Agree with Juggler. I have 4 low maint tanks and I never had algae problem. Once in a while I have a few spots of spot algae on the glass and that is all !

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    Gees, my 1 foot cube tank, no CO2, 11watt PL(8Hr/day), JBL/gravel, 18 Boraras, some shrimpie, 26-28 degrees
    Theres alot of light green hair algae in the erect moss carpet. but my Java moss log is growing well thou.

    I treating my tank with intrpet anit-hair algae, but no improvement in the 1 mth.

    anyway, I dunno my PH and KH.

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    as the gallery name suggests, it was meant to be a shrimp breeding tank.

    Dimensions: 8inch by 6 inch by 8 inch
    Lights: 11W (8 hrs/day)
    Filtration: nil
    CO2 injection: Nil
    Substrate: gravel
    Parameters: not measured
    Fertilisation: Nil
    Water change: top ups only
    Water temp: 26 to 28

    http://www.arofanatics.com/members/af2373/shrimptank/
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    You're not the only one having problems. We've got a few others too. Looks like the host is acting up again. We're looking into it.

    [quote:50028cb46d="scrimp"]BTW does the tech problem forum work i cant post anywhere or view anythignbut this one thread it sends me this message Could not query forum moderator information

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    [quote:5bb7b3c49e="af2373"]as the gallery name suggests, it was meant to be a shrimp breeding tank.

    Dimensions: 8inch by 6 inch by 8 inch
    Lights: 11W (8 hrs/day)
    Filtration: nil
    CO2 injection: Nil
    Substrate: gravel
    Parameters: not measured
    Fertilisation: Nil
    Water change: top ups only
    Water temp: 26 to 28

    http://www.arofanatics.com/members/af2373/shrimptank/[/quote:5bb7b3c49e]

    Alan: Nice to see the evolution of a bare-looking tank to one with lush growth of Java Moss. How long did it take? BTW - those roots are all from Duckweed? Cool.
    koah fong
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    [quote:90b3f4b81f="mandz"]here's my low tech tank...



    Dimensions: 4x1.5x1.5ft
    Lights: 120W (10 hrs/day)
    Filtration: Small filter
    CO2 injection: Nil
    Substrate: JBL with gravel
    Parameters: not measured
    Fertilisation: Nil
    Water change: 20% change of water every 2 Weeks
    Water temp: 26 to 28

    Plants:
    Aponogeton longiplumulosus
    Anubias barteri var. nana
    Anubias gracilis
    Blyxa Japonica
    Crytocoryne Balansae
    Cryptocoryne wendtii ''brown''
    Cryptocoryne wendtii ''green''
    Echinodorus Oriental
    Echinodorus tenellus
    Echinodorus 'Red Flame'
    Hygrophila difformis
    Microsorum pteropus 'WindelÝv'
    Microsorum pteropus
    Nymphaea lotus var. rubra
    Java moss
    Erect moss

    Bioload:
    Cardinal Tetras
    Espei Rasboras
    Cherry Shrimps
    Malayan Shrimps[/quote:90b3f4b81f]

    Hi Mandz--

    That's amazing for a large low tech tank!

    Fei Miao
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    [quote:5327cd5543="juggler"][quote:5327cd5543="af2373"]as the gallery name suggests, it was meant to be a shrimp breeding tank.

    Dimensions: 8inch by 6 inch by 8 inch
    Lights: 11W (8 hrs/day)
    Filtration: nil
    CO2 injection: Nil
    Substrate: gravel
    Parameters: not measured
    Fertilisation: Nil
    Water change: top ups only
    Water temp: 26 to 28

    http://www.arofanatics.com/members/af2373/shrimptank/[/quote:5327cd5543]

    Alan: Nice to see the evolution of a bare-looking tank to one with lush growth of Java Moss. How long did it take? BTW - those roots are all from Duckweed? Cool.[/quote:5327cd5543]

    thanks juggler! yup, those are duckweeds alright....very long roots. the tank has been around for 3mths. nothing done (fert) to it except topping up of water. really like the java moss growing sideways....have the urge to setup more of these tanks....so maint free....
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    Managed to setup a 2nd low tech CO2 shrimp tank in office. Here are some pictures of it. For more information,
    can go to => 2nd office shrimp tank

    Tank parameters
    Dimension: 45 x 20 x 35cm
    Filtration: DIY canister filter
    Lighting: 15W FL
    Background: Cork bark
    Substrate: Dennerle gravel on top of ADA Africana Aquasoil
    Plants: Taiwan moss on driftwood
    Fish: NONE at the moment

    CR tank with external filter


    Closeup of filter

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    these are my two low tech set up in the office taken during Day 1 of set up.

    They are growing and stablize already. I've also added black backing since.

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    Hi

    My Low-tech "ShrimpFactory"

    Dimension: 40 x 25 x 25cm
    Filtration: Hagen AquaClear Mini
    Lighting: 2 x 5W Philips compact bulbs
    Substrate: MHK Floran
    Co2: Nil
    Fertilisation: Nil
    Parameters: not measured
    Water change: 20%per week
    Plants: Taiwan, Singapore, Java moss on driftwood
    Animals:....hmm about 60-80 shrimps (tiger, cherry, green) maybe more

    Best regards
    Sorry, I don't speak english very vell

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    Some updates to the tank after 3 weeks. Water is stable at a cool 24 degrees celsius.
    No water change done so far. Parameters are stable.

    The Taiwan Moss seems to be growing real well. I am just praying for the CRS to do their stuff

    Front view


    Left view


    Right view

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    40 cm tank without co2 using 11w pl light








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    just up my 2ftx1.75x0.5ft tank last nite. gonna get xmas moss...

    currently with tiger lotus n anubias nana. no co2. 1 38W PL tube.

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    Here is my messy 2-ft low-tech tank...



    Size: 60cmx30cmx30cm (bow-front)
    Light: 36W PL
    CO2: non
    Filter: Rena xP1
    Plants:
    Anubius barteri var. nana
    Aponegeton undulatus
    Barclaya longifolia
    Cryptocoryne albida
    Cryptocoryne grifithii
    Cryptocoryne ponterderiifolia
    Cyrptocoryne undulata
    Cryptocoryne wendtii "green"
    Cryptocoryne wendtii "Tropica"
    Hygrophila corymbosa "compact"
    Lobelia cardinalis
    Vesicularia sp. "Christmas"

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    [quote:f1e408fb33="dominik"]40 cm tank without co2 using 11w pl light


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    What filtration are you using? It seem to me like an undergravel filter power by an air pump.
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