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trreherd 02-11-2007 12:13 PM

tr's picks.
THis is my thread just for picks of my tank. I will show the progressions of the tank. PLease feel free to ask any questions i will be sure to answer them.

some of the goodys i got in the mail.

stupid broken skimmer.(the intake broke off.)

GalaxyGirl 02-11-2007 02:25 PM

What size tank is that? What kinds of fishy are going in?

trreherd 02-11-2007 04:38 PM

Oh im sorry i forgot to put the specs up.
Its a 20 gallon(h) tank with a 10 gallon sump. Heres the equipment. A aqua medic 650 gallon return pump, a crp overflow, a magnum 25,a maxi jet powerhead,a current usa duel sattalite fixture(130 watts) a jaguar 250 watt heater, and a egg-crate cover.
I have argonite sand for my bottom.
Im not sure exactly whats going in it yet(i know thats bad) But i know ill have some coral and some gobys prolly. I am looking to put a african velvet fish in it, just as soon as i can track one down.

trreherd 02-11-2007 07:10 PM

Check out he new bubble trap i built today. I copied steves idea. I used 1/4 inch plexi-glass and some silicon. Took me a few hours. Dont compare it to steves but think of it as ''it get the job done''

caferacermike 02-11-2007 09:15 PM

Fancy stuff. If no skimmer what are you going to put in the sump? At least make it a refugium.

trreherd 02-12-2007 01:39 PM

I have some ideas on how i can fix the skimmer. I will buy one of those venturi injectors and put it on the intake of the pump than put the output of the pump in the skimmer. I would redrill the broken intaka and just stick a peice of pvc in there and glue it nice like.

Brandon 02-12-2007 04:35 PM

Nice you gonna paint the back black?

trreherd 02-12-2007 05:43 PM

Im not sure if im gunna add a backround. I defenetly wouldent paint it, i would use a blue backround. I think when i add live rock and sand it should look fine, besides its not relly for other peoples veiwing pleasure, thats y its in my room.

Brandon 02-12-2007 05:48 PM

Im saying put a background for you so the colous stand out. I just think it looks nice.

Brandon 03-06-2007 07:29 PM

Any updates?

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