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here are some of the pics of the new tank i'm setting up. not much...its a work in progress.





thanks for looking. any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Nice.:thumbsup:
Can't wait for more progress.:mrgreen:
 

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you and me both buddy. :roll:
 

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That is a cool looking tank. You say your planning on angels in there and angels need at least 18 " of up and down room so I think your good :D Nice tank cant wait for the progress...
 

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Nick said:
Nice tank cant wait for the progress...
How dare you made the same words as my previous post.:redmad:
:jk: :bluelaugh: :mrgreen: :crazy: :demented:

Let's see how else will everybody post when their minds think of the same words.:devil: :wink2:
 

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I like that tank a lot! It's awesome to have such a big tank that will take up very little room!

Can't wait to see it come together, any idea what you're stocking it with yet?
 

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How on earth are you going to reach the bottom of that? :shock:

How deep is it?
 

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Re: new tank *in the works*

girlofgod said:
... any suggestions would be appreciated.
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GOG

Looking good!

I like the "looks of" deep tanks but if you do not have any experience with one - Brace Yourself!!!

My tank is 30" deep and even with my long arms I cannot reach the bottom.

Have you started procuring the longest tongs, python tubes, tweezers, wall scrapers, etc. that you can find!

If not those are my suggestions.

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yea..i know...im aware...ive already been digging around in it....lol oh well, but it IS a nice tank...and i plan on stocking it with angels..unless i can get a good deal on some discus...then i might go that route...thanks guys!

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Hi there. Your 'deep' tank is looking really good so far. Can't wait for pics when it is established & stocked. If i can make one suggestion.If i were you, i'd extend the filter pickup so it was closer to the floor of the tank otherwise you will get very little water mocement in the bottom third of the tank.
 

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Rev's right on the money!
 

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yea..i know...i am just using that filter for a couple of days til i get my rena canister hooked up. the intake hose on the rena will reach the bottom. thanks though!

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*updated pics* enjoy!

here are a list of the *silk* plants that are in the tank now:

1.caulerpa verticellata
2.echinodorus
3.lobelia cardinalis
4.houttuynia cordata
5.trapa-natans
6.mystery plastic plant *^_^*



caulerpa verticellata

echinodorus "Red Rubin" & mystery plant


lobelia cardinalis


 

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thanks...i had to get wet up to my armpits...it was like swimming inside! LOL i got a little taste of what it's like to be a fish! *glub glub glub*

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one more full tank shot


 

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Looking good! If i could make one suggestion....a piece of driftwood would look great too or have I been keeping plecs to long? :lol:
 

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girlofgod said:
*updated pics* enjoy!
here are a list of the *silk* plants that are in the tank now:
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GOG:

I know silk plants are low maintenance.

For what this is worth may tank is planted

I very much enjoy the "looks" of live plants;
I believe that they are partially responsible for the typical low nitrate concentration in my tank and
By changing the "trimming pattern" of the plants the "looks" of the tank varies.

Several plant which grow to 3' could be placed in the tank as well as the typical 1' and 2' plants.

Do not know that a few floating plants would be appropriate for your tank geometry!

Yes: they are a slight "pain" to maintain in my tank but IMHO way more that worth the effort.

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thanks for the suggestions! and yes...i love driftwood too...and large rocks..i just havent been able to find any...

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I had a tank just like that, except it was a Hex shape. It's looking pretty good so far. With those kinds of tanks you are limited with aquscaping, don't want to go too overboard otherwise it would be a pain to clean the ground.

How tall is the tank from top to bottom? The one I had I think was 32" or 36". I had to get up on a chair to reach the bottom when cleaning it :lol:

What kind of lighting you got for it? Either it's still in the process of clearing up in the pics, or it could use some brighter lights. I'm loving the silk plants though, plans for any real ones?
 
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