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Old 01-11-2008, 02:34 AM   #1
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Finished the switch

about a month ago i got a 55 gallon tank on sale and started to work on the switch to the new 55 from the old 29. Here are a few pictures of the setup day, and pics of the new tank....

I took the change with the cycle, because i used my LR from the 29 and got more LR from the my lfs, which is 5 minutes away. I took a bucket to fill with water and bring the rocks in to minimize die off. plus i got brand new sand and seeded it with sand from the old tank.

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65lbs of LR ( mix of fiji and florida rock with 2 tonga branches)
50lbs of sand, the live stuff. (was on sale)

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Old 01-11-2008, 02:39 AM   #2
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I'm not a saltie, but it looks good to be Florida!
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Looks really good, lots of open space between the rock. Awesome job!
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nicely done, I like the scaping. What else is going in there?
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Nice work! Changing over tanks is always a PITB but it sure is worth it when its done. Keep up the good work.
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nicely done, I like the scaping. What else is going in there?

Thanks, right now i am not sure what else i might add, i am waiting on the skimmer and just giving the tank a chance to settle a bit. i have 2 peppermint shrimps in there, so i may pick up 2 more in about a week, along with a skunk cleaner.
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I really like the aquascaping as well.

Nice job
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Very nice Leo. Great job aquascaping.
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