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Old 01-25-2009, 09:01 PM   #11
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yeah, i think im gunna reseal. they work fine but they look like crap. and ii think im just going to do the sides and not the bottom as the bottom still looks 100%fine. i also think im going to bleach the tank while i got it full to be sure its clean.
questions i still have:
how many times a week should i feed my fish and what? (snowflake eel, fuzzy dwarf lion, maybe 2 ysm clowns, and a coral beauty)
could i also keep some sun polyps and some feather dusters? (are there any other appropriate non-photosynthetic stuff)
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:11 PM   #12
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We ended up resealing the front two edges. They've been tested and theyre all good! We also constructed the Pleumn thing and added the first 2" of substrate. We also ordered some sand for our next 2" layer!
So sorry that there arent any pics yet! rite when i get my comp back i can assure you that there'll be tons of em!
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Old 02-13-2009, 11:04 PM   #13
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OMG!!! Tank has been filled, sw is mixing inside, sand starting to settle!!! I'm sooo excited!!!!! I might be getting some rock tomorrow at the LFS!!!
OMGOMGOMG!!!!!!!!!! =]
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Old 02-15-2009, 06:38 PM   #14
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Just picked up soime LR. Tye water is starting to clear up, especially cuz i just put in some extra pads in the filter. I feel so dumb aswell cuz i completely forgot about getting a heater while i was there so i put in an old heater that i had form my uncle idk if it works or not but its in the tank. im going to get my dad to put one in there while im gone. aswell as a cup of established sand form my 28. the tank is still comming along nicey and pics are on the way, i can assure you.
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:03 PM   #15
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Slight little update: getting more rock tomorrow hopefully! =].
also, I'm having the urge to get a tang. i was thinking a bristletooth tomini tang. not sure if they would all get along or whatever but its just a thought.
even though this thread isnt booming ill keep on updating it as often as needed. hopefully i can get my laptop back so i can post pics soon!
Thanks to anyone who reads this!
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Old 02-22-2009, 04:05 PM   #16
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got 30 more pounds of LR. and im suprised but the tank looks rather full. so because of that insead of trying to get as much lower quality LR or BR from live aquaria, im just going to get a little less, higher quality LR. supposably, my comp is fixed now and waiting for pickup so ill get those pics asap, PROMISE!
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:41 PM   #18
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finally pics!!!!

first is the pvc for the pleumn


the tool we used to cut...

my hand was rather sore after this

pipes in the tank...


we then added egg crate over that, then 2 layers of screen then CC then 2 more layers then some sand...


then the first rocks...


then more rock...


and now. more rock, koralia 3's, stealth heater, larger magfloat...
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oh yeah, i forgot to mention, i added 3 cocktail shrimp throughout the tank. parameters are as follows...
nitrate: 160 mq/l
ammonia: 3.0 mq/l
nitrite: 10 mq/l
alk:300 kh
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