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post #11 of 128 Old 12-29-2008, 11:08 AM
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this is gonna be such an epic project.

i'm pretty stoked to see update pictures! =]

Lol pretty much what I was thinking. I can't wait to see this tank with some fish in it.

And just before you laid dead weight upon its shores, I stung you in the face for that's the nature of my core.
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post #12 of 128 Old 12-29-2008, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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You and me both!

The water has probably cleared up about 3 times, but I have made it cloudy again when I have to add sand or blow off the rocks. But now it is almost clear.

Pics to come later today.
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post #13 of 128 Old 12-29-2008, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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Tank is still VERY dusty, but here are a few pics. Not much more because it is all base rock.

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post #14 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 01:59 AM
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post #15 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 10:54 AM
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Nice aqua scaping. How many LBS will you be using in there of the BR and how many LBS or the LR (if any)?

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post #16 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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Well, those 50lbs in there right now are all considered base rock, but the rock I got from liveaquaria listed the 35lbs as foundation rock (rock that is live, just with no special lighting). The liveaquaria rock also has some light coraline on it.

I do not know how much LR I will be using from my 10G yet. I want to say 15-20lbs though.

And I tested my ammonia and nitrites yesterday for the first time. You can be the judge...

Ammonia: Off the charts at more than 8ppm
Nitrites: 1ppm
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post #17 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 01:36 PM
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It's looking good! I can see why Diddy will be taking a back seat to this project...

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post #18 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
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Once the cups get in, then I guess I can get him.

...Maybe. There is a Black Clownfish at the LFS I have my eye on...
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post #19 of 128 Old 12-30-2008, 10:00 PM
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ooo...i liek how the rocks are placed =)

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post #20 of 128 Old 01-01-2009, 01:22 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks.

Last update of the year:
Tank is starting to show some light diatoms on the sand. Hopefully I'll get the bloom within the next day or so.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
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