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mikelouth 10-06-2007 02:18 AM

My Tanks
Hi folks its been a long time since I was on here and all my tanks have been changed around in the addition of an 8ft x 2ft x 2ft (900 litres) and a 200litre fry grow out tank.
8ft tank for starters

Right side of 8ft

180 Litre community tank

400 litre Lake Malawi (awaiting stocking)

8ft with 200 litre fry growout and 70 litre shrimp/oto breeding

Cheers Mike

willow 10-06-2007 03:00 AM

fantastic pictures,tanks are lovely
thanks for sharing,:)

Lupin 10-06-2007 03:15 AM

A job well done, Mike!:welldone: Your sevs and aro are quite gorgeous.:love:

Amphitrite 10-06-2007 04:34 AM

Hi Mike, those are absolutely stunning tanks - all of them, and I love your gold sevs. Are those real plants you have in with them, because if so, I want to know how you do it - mine ripped my plants apart and I've had to opt for silk ones instead.

Anyway, welcome back to the forum :D

mikelouth 10-06-2007 07:04 AM

Thanks folks,
Yes they are all real plants, they all come from my 180 litre planted community tank the Vallis goes wild in there and I transplant it every now and again, Ive found the Sevs leave the Vallis and Amazon swords alone therewas 1 plant I had in the tank that got stripped in seconds.
They are pretty well fed too which I am sure helps, There are 6 babies in the growout tank.


Falina 10-06-2007 07:57 AM

Looking really good! :)

I envy your circumstances that allow you to have so many large tanks! :lol:

mikelouth 10-06-2007 09:35 AM

Cheers Falina, it took alot of convincing the ball and chain especially when the 8ft tank was empty and I buggered off to the states for a month and then another month cycling it, but when she found out how much it cost new and how much I paid plus she loves it now its full of fish.

Amphitrite 10-06-2007 05:14 PM

Out of interest, what are you feeding the sevs?

mikelouth 10-06-2007 11:55 PM

They get prawns,squid,cockles, tetra prima catfish pellets,cucumber and even a bit of chicken liver ( for the Polypterus but the Sevs take anything)

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