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post #1 of 11 Old 11-03-2011, 10:30 AM Thread Starter
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My First Iwagumi - "Mt. Sinai"

Hello everyone! My name is Van and I'm here in the Philippines. It's my first time to post a thread here at Tropical Fish Keeping and I would like to share my "Mt. Sinai" Iwagumi Tank and the different species of shrimps and other inverts that reside here.

(Should any of you find wrong names given to any specie, please do not hesitate to post a comment or pm me for corrections. I am just a newbie to this shrimp hobby and I want to learn more from you all, from both masters and my fellow learners. All your helpful comments and suggestions are very much welcome in this thread. Hope you'd enjoy. Thank you!)

First: Here is my tank

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post #2 of 11 Old 11-03-2011, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
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Here are its inhabitants:

A. Shrimps

1. Ghost / Glass / Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes paludosus)

2. NeoWild Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda var. "Wild")

3. Red Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina denticulata sinensis)

4. Super RCS (Neocaridina denticulata sinensis)

5. Ninja Bee Shrimp (Caridina serratirostris)

6. Miniline / White Line Bee Shrimp

7. Malaysian Rainbow Shrimp / Brown Shrimp (Caridina babaulti var. Brown)

8. Caridina sp.

9. Yellow Nose Shrimp

10. Chameleon Shrimp (Macrobrachium scabriculum)

11. Macrobrachium sp.

12. Asian Bamboo / Wood / Fan / Flower Shrimp (Atyopsis moluccensis)

13. Yellow Stone Shrimp (Caridina brevicarpalis var. Yellow)

14. Red (Tangerine) Stone Shrimp (Caridina brevicarpalis var. Red)

15. Long Nose Sumatera

16. Pinocchio / Rhino / Rudolf / Red Nose Shrimp (Caridina gracilirostris)

Last edited by vandominic; 11-03-2011 at 10:34 AM.
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post #3 of 11 Old 11-03-2011, 10:59 AM
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WOW, thants a cool setup you have. Love all the different shrimp!
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post #4 of 11 Old 11-03-2011, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for appreciating BumbleBG! ;)
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post #5 of 11 Old 11-03-2011, 12:39 PM
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Looking at that I would never think it was your first attempt. That is awesome. Love it!


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post #6 of 11 Old 11-04-2011, 06:18 AM
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That's a great looking tank Van I love the variety of shrimp that you have in there. The reds are beautiful.

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post #7 of 11 Old 11-04-2011, 06:31 AM
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Are you sure that your a begginer? that has got to be the best aquarium I've ever seen in my life.

Occupied Tanks;
1 ten gallon tank
1 five gallon tank

a few jars
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post #8 of 11 Old 11-04-2011, 11:27 PM
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Awesome setup. Your shrimp are very beautiful, I never knew there were soo many different kinds!

55 gallon planted tank, starting over!!!( looking crappy, needs a major rescape)
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post #9 of 11 Old 11-08-2011, 11:52 AM
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Absolutely stunning aquarium setup. I can only hope that my planted aquarium looks as beautiful! Well done
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post #10 of 11 Old 11-08-2011, 03:35 PM
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First welcome to the forum. I agree your tank and shrimp are lovely! I would never guess it was your first tank.

Kindest Regards,

Keeping fish its not a hobby it is a passion!

55 gallon, 44 gallon, one 20 gallon tank, three 10 gallon tanks, and a 2.5 gallon all with real plants.

I have MTS and there is no cure.

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