My new 4ft fish tank: Pre planning

Read all posts about my new 4ft fish tank. My previous post outlined what sort of new fish tank I wanted, the equipment and the fish themselves. I went ahead and bought the new tank. It’s 48x12x15 inch. So it’s a good length at 4ft wide, but very slim. This was the plan due to it … Continue reading My new 4ft fish tank: Pre planning

Last rescape of my 64 litre aquarium

Not my last one ever! my last one in this tank, until.. I upgrade! I’m writing this a few days after the re-scape. So when Im talking about the new upgraded tank, I actually don’t have any of my tank parts yet, including the actual tank. It’s more of a plan, that i’m 100% confident will … Continue reading Last rescape of my 64 litre aquarium

Future plans for a new fish tank

Read all posts about my new 4ft fish tank. In a couple of weeks I will be moving into my first home. As exciting as that may be, the bit I can’t wait for is when I upgrade my tank. Let’s get our priorities straight. I currently own a 64 litre aquarium, which is roughly 2 foot long. … Continue reading Future plans for a new fish tank

Plant progression after 2 months update

After ripping out the whole left side of my aquarium plants to re-plant with off-cuttings I have taken another photo just 2 months later to record the plant progression. It’s pretty much grown in. However I left the curtains open a couple of times when the sun was out in the summer, so there is … Continue reading Plant progression after 2 months update

Doing a huge aquarium rescape

Before I ripped out all the plants in the left side of the tank and replanted the off cuttings. They looked firmly in place and had taken root. So I then decided to do the same to the right hand side. An aquarium rescape is a tough decision, to rip apart the tank, but it’s definitely … Continue reading Doing a huge aquarium rescape

The outcome of my Vase Shrimp Tank

So my Vase Shrimp Tank has now been dismantled. Don’t worry, the Shrimp have been moved to a beautiful 30 Litre Dennerle Tank, just for Shrimp, along with the inhabitants of my 12 Litre Shrimp tank. I dismantled it because it was looking a bit bland, with no heater, no filter and algae build up. … Continue reading The outcome of my Vase Shrimp Tank

Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 3

You can read the rest of the series here, if you haven’t already. Day 3 The water has cleared and it’s a stable 25c. The cube shrimp tank looks great. I’ll just have to hope some of the more harder to keep plants don’t die off as it’ll be a pain re-planting now. I caught … Continue reading Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 3

Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 2

You can read the introductory post and part 1 if you haven’t already. Continuing with the Day 1 post. Day 2 I filled the rest of the tank up with more water and started to plant the remaining plants I had from my other shrimp tank. Also planting the larger plants at the back. The … Continue reading Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 2

Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 1

My nano cube shrimp tank arrived and it was just as I imagined, great quality and beautiful in appearance, made by Dennerle, and ordered from ProShrimp. It’s a 30 Litre cubed tank, a good size for a Shrimp tank. Read the introductory first post here. Day 1 I bought a few plants from the LFS that … Continue reading Nano cube shrimp tank from Dennerle – Part 1