New(ish) 55 Gallon! :D

Discussion in 'TrogdorSlayer22' started by TrogdorSlayer22, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. TrogdorSlayer22

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    So today I tore down my 33 Gallon, fish and all and I drove to someones house to trade my 33 for his 55, because he was downsizing! And I got it, went to home depot to buy sand and slate, and I set it up.

    Not entirely sure what I want to do with it, lol. But it has old media in it so it should get cycled soon.
    Right now there is:
    1x 5 inch Bala Shark (want to rehome....)
    1x Panda Cory (others died because of shock and heat in the 75 :'( )
    3x Kuhli loaches (will add a few more)'
    1x Blue fin Kilifish
    1x Female BN pleco (planning on getting a male)

    BTW, there's a Aquaclear 110 (500GPH) on it for filtration.

    PS. 200th Post!!!! :D

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  2. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Nice rocks. Pleco will like those caves.
  3. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    Thanks, and I made them specifically for the Plecos :p

  4. I like what you've done with the rocks, looks cool !

  5. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    Thanks! It took a lot to get this setup believe it or not.....running up and down stairs with 20lbs of water, adjusting rocks, going to home depot and hunting for sand (which was in the back of the store the whole time o_O )......tiring stuff, lol!
  6. e_watson09

    e_watson09Well Known MemberMember

    Looks great! Too bad you're so far away or I'd want to take that bala off your hands ;)

    OUTINFRONTValued MemberMember

    :;perfect Great looking tank..
  8. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    Thanks! And I should've known, I was just in Ohio! I could have snuck it in my bag >:D
    That's too bad, though, I really could have brought it.... He/She would be much happier in a school and in a bigger tank.... :/

    @OutInFront, Thanks!
  9. e_watson09

    e_watson09Well Known MemberMember

    I wish, I would love some bigger balas mine are all about 2-3 inches right now.
  10. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good morning,

    Congrats on the tank upgrade!

  11. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    Thanks Ken!
  12. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

  13. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Very relaxing to watch and listen to. Especially w/ my new phone, i can actually watch videos. LOL
  14. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember


    Well some stuff has happened in the past ummm.... 5 days.
    1. Got fish at Petsmart because they were having a sale ($1 on select fish), well all but 2 out of the 11 died. They were put in two seperate tanks (my 10 and 55) and were: 2
    female mollies, 6 glo-light tetras, and 3 endlers. Only 1 endler and 1 tetra remains.

    2. However I have gotten fry out of a dalmation molly that I got at PetSupermarket.

    3. Yeah, I forgot three, lol, anyways moving on.

    Stock now is:
    1x Silver Angel (oh yeah, I guess that was #3)
    1x Bala
    1x Panda cory o_O
    2x Kuhli loaches
    2x Bluefin killies
    1x Rosy Red Minnow :p
    3x Molly fry in breeder box.

    Also added subwassertang, and a new Amazon Sword (with 6 plantlets) that I got for 3.99! (will be selling this sword later on though :p )

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  15. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    More Pics:

    4th Pic is a Sneak peak into my soon to be cherry shrimp blog.

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  16. OP

    TrogdorSlayer22Valued MemberMember

    Current Stocking:
    1x Bala Shark
    1x Panda Cory
    1x Angel fish
    3x Bluefin Killifish
    1x Rosy Red Minnow
    2x Kuhli Loach
    1x BN Pleco

    Planning to:
    1) add 4-6x Australian Rainbows
    2.) bump up the kuhli's to 6
    3.) Move the Panda to the 20 Long, and get him friends
    4.) Get 5x Golden Barbs

    The wood is in here just so it will get water logged. It's kinda an eye-sore ATM
    PICS! Only 3, but there will definitely be more tomorrow.

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  17. Donnerjay

    DonnerjayWell Known MemberMember

    Just a reminder about the Livebearer Auction in a few weeks. Dino was a member at one time and says that you can get some nice rare fish at a good price at auction. Who knows what you might find? :;dete

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