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jeaninel 09-17-2010 03:13 AM

135 Gallon
 
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Yay! I finally got the monster into the house. I'm excited to get it going. I have tomorrow off so I'll be cleaning sand. Here's a pic of it when I brought it home.

kitten_penang 09-17-2010 03:39 AM

well looks like tomorrow is going to be a very busy day for you

Romad 09-17-2010 04:42 AM

Wish I had one that size to set up! . Which room are you putting it in and what are you going to stock it with?

I look forward to your progress pictures. Happy cleaning :(

kitten_penang 09-17-2010 04:45 AM

agree with romad.. i like big tanks =)

willow 09-17-2010 06:37 AM

awsome............what delights are you going to temp us with:-D
happy cleaning,although i am insainly jealous of youre new monster tank i
dont evvy the cleaning of it.

buzz4520 09-17-2010 08:03 AM

very nice...i really like the larger tanks myself also, i've got a 125g and would like to get another one or larger.

jeaninel 09-17-2010 10:43 AM

Thanks guys. This will be going into the living room. Stock will be mostly Central American cichlids. They're all young, around the 2" size. I'll also be moving Hershey, my albino Chocolate pleco, to this tank as well as the Congo tetra. I will be swapping out a biowheel and some filter floss from one of my established tanks as well as some wood to help the cycle.

Managuense (Jaguar cichlid)
http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/DSCN3608.jpg
http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/q...gJag090210.jpg

Vieja Synspillum (I call him Punk because he is)
http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/DSCN3609.jpg

Jack Dempsey
http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/DSCN3542.jpg

Polleni (A cichlid from Madagascar)
http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/DSCN3593.jpg

aunt kymmie 09-17-2010 11:54 AM

You know I'm envious! (not envious about all the sand you are going to have to wash, though :lol:)

jeaninel 09-17-2010 02:48 PM

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Originally Posted by aunt kymmie (Post 473089)
You know I'm envious! (not envious about all the sand you are going to have to wash, though :lol:)

LOL. Whew! I just spent 3 hours cleaning sand. Yeah, that is the hardest part of setting up a tank I think. Well, maybe besides cleaning the tank itself, which I actually have already done over the past couple weeks. It's been scrubbed with vinegar/water and rinsed more times than I can remember. Also got the rocks and wood scrubbed and rinsed.

kitten_penang 09-17-2010 03:03 PM

=S oh all that work .. does your back hurt?


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