My Paludarium

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Goliath Tigerfish
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The stiphodon didn't fair well when I put them in. Had one survive despite treating the whole tank. The survivor went down to skin and bones and recovered well. it is now a fastidious grazer and working hard on algae but definitely needs help.

As it is season here for new imports, I will be trawling stores to see if I can find what I am looking for. Even perhaps find something unexpected.
 
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The paludarium has been doing really well lately and has become really overgrown. I need to get in there and do a proper trim.
This is as a result of finally getting fertilizer into the small pockets of substrate and occasional additions of liquid fertilizer.

The left bank
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The Right bank
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I turned off the circulation pump a few times over the past 2 weeks as I condition the fish with BBS. I forgot to turn the pump back on a few times. Today I noticed a sudden crash in the crypts and many have melted or started melting. I hope they grow back. If they don't I have quite a few back ups in other tanks. It is nuts how quickly they do this.
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Got some new bucephalandra. All this was only US$11 with shipping.
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The vase just does it's thing.
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The class paludarium is slowly filling in.
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A shot of the paludarium rack.
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Finally got some time to get sick into the stream bank jungle. Took over an hour to clear it.
I went really hard. When I post after pics you can notice some plants under the mass of foliage were struggling.
Top right corner
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Right water line
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Top left corner
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Middle of bank
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Tributary almost dried up as the roots in the Tributary stream blocked water flow causing most to overflow and run down the bank.
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Top view of the jungle
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All the cardinal flowers I cut back
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And the class Vase Tank and class paludarium doing well
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Finally got some time to get sick into the stream bank jungle. Took over an hour to clear it.
I went really hard. When I post after pics you can notice some plants under the mass of foliage were struggling.
Top right corner
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Right water line
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Top left corner
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Middle of bank
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Tributary almost dried up as the roots in the Tributary stream blocked water flow causing most to overflow and run down the bank.
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Top view of the jungle
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All the cardinal flowers I cut back
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And the class Vase Tank and class paludarium doing well
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Sick as mate! Looking sweet! What are those fish in the vase tank? I think I can see some endlers but the other ones look awesome! Your vase tank is way better then mine, At least in the water section. Mine has a monster syngonium growing out of the top. I'll have to add a pic next time I'm at my house.
 

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Here are the after pics.
Top right corner
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Top left corner
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Below water the anubius also had the same fate. They were starting to protrude too far out from the bank pushing the fish against the glass.
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Full tank shot
The fish are more spread out now and seem a little more content. It's also a good deal brighter.
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Sick as mate! Looking sweet! What are those fish in the vase tank? I think I can see some endlers but the other ones look awesome! Your vase tank is way better then mine, At least in the water section. Mine has a monster syngonium growing out of the top. I'll have to add a pic next time I'm at my house.
Thanks. There are 2 endlers, ruby and ember tetras and a Trio of dwarf golden barbs.
Yeah let's see a pic.
 

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Haven't really been on here much lately outside of my thread. Still looking good
 
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