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Total beginner looking to start with a 10 gallon nano with no sump. This post has been an inspiration!

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On 7/28/2020 at 6:23 AM, Bobc said:

Total beginner looking to start with a 10 gallon nano with no sump. This post has been an inspiration!

Ah this means so much ❤️ it's definitely doable! 

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So after years of loving saltwater, I finally got the freshwater bug again. I am still loving my reef, but it's been giving me a few headaches recently. I think I'm going to give it some time to chill out and grow (catch me next week when I buy the hammer I've been wanting to). Petco is having its gallon sale, so I got this 2.5 gallon set up for under $35. I am using the lights that I had from the hood that came with my reef tank. No filter, no heater, just lights and tap water. Hoping to grow some plants and maybe get some shrimp :-). 

 

Here it is featuring some ammonia and decaying algae wafer. 

 

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Diamonds x Pearls

shrimp tanks can be so underrated. i farmed orange sakuras when they first came out. this was about 5 years ago.

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18 minutes ago, Diamonds x Pearls said:

shrimp tanks can be so underrated. i farmed orange sakuras when they first came out. this was about 5 years ago.

I've always wanted a shrimp tank to be honest, but i never read much into it. but now i understand how these systems are able to sustain themselves without much of anything at all. 

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I think someone injured the pink diamond and it'd been closed for a week or two and I found an asterina eating it :-(. There's still some pieces left but

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Everything is going great in the 10 gallon. Really struggling with this freshwater though hahahaha

I picked up a Kenya tree because the birdsnest is almost entirely dead :-\. New heads on zoas though. Pink diamond hasn't come back. Still looking for a hammer. 

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Lately any Euphyllia has been fetching rather high prices. At the Petco I work at, my hammers went from $50 to $80 now, ORA origin. The frags are about 3" heads or so.

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