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Blaxicanlatino 08-31-2011 07:26 PM

Micro tank success!
 
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I was totally bored one day and was cleaning out my closet when i found a 1 liter, square , platic container i used back when i was 5 to keep a lizard i found outside in! After thoroughly rinsing it out with water, i put some gravel in and 2 pond snails i found my show tank. I later put in a single 1/3 inch of Java moss and an equal sized piece of riccia fluitians. I then found an odd green "hair ball." *side note: anyone know what this hair ball is? i see a tiny ball of this stuff every month. at appears to grow slowly* anyway... in this one liter snail tank, that one tiny hair ball is now taking up up the tank! but i like the hairyness affect of it. The pond snail population has also exploded too. I also found these tiny white things in there too! To me, they look like baby brine shrimp :D but i highly doubt they are of course.

Anyway, heres a pic

Byron 09-01-2011 12:49 PM

This would make an excellent tank for fry. There will be a lot of microscopic plankton in there.

Blaxicanlatino 09-01-2011 07:33 PM

For sure! still surprised that the riccia is doing so well 0_0 as a matter a fact, its pearling like crazy in here!!!!! i never get pearling even in my show tank!


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