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75 Gallon Tank Photos

75 Gallon Tank Photos

Now that Christmas is over, I’ve taken down all our Christmas decorations (including the aquarium ones!).  I put the fake bamboo plant back in the tank, and thought I would snap a few full-tank photos, since I haven’t in a while.  I’ve been cleaning the algae off all the surfaces except for the back glass…
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The Egg-laying Begins

The Egg-laying Begins

Up until now, my two nerite snails (one zebra and one red spot) haven’t laid any eggs in the tank, and I was hoping it might stay that way.  But sure enough, during yesterday’s water change I noticed a few tiny white spots on the glass… nerite eggs!  Oh well.  They are a little tough…
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The Snail and the Christmas Tree

The Snail and the Christmas Tree

My red spot nerite snail has discovered the Christmas trees!  He waszooming around eating diatoms on a couple of them yesterday.  Before I decorated my tank for Christmas, I wiped away all the algae anddiatoms so it would look nice in the photos and videos.  Well after that, the diatoms started coming back, but only…
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Nerite Snails Update

Nerite Snails Update

My two nerites have been doing a pretty good job of eating the algae and diatoms in my tank so far, but in the big picture, they still haven’t really made much of a dent yet!  It’s been really fun seeing their little bite mark trails all over though, and that tells me they are…
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Adding Nerites To My Tank

Adding Nerites To My Tank

After a happily uneventful 2 week quarantine, I added my nerite snails to the tank!  The goldfish were really curious about them at first, but they leave the snails alone now.  They’ve already eaten a lot of diatoms and algae off the glass and no escape attempts have been made even though I don’t have…
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