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Old 03-31-2013, 08:38 AM   #21
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:00 AM   #22
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I just upgraded from 75 litre to 325 ltr ( 6 foot ) . I filled the new one with sand and water , transfered over all me rock , added some new pieces. Cycled form24 hrs then transfered all my old water water over and then the fish . Been 48 hrs now and all is good including all water tests ..... If your transferring all the old tank over then everything should be cycled and fine ....
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:37 AM   #23
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Saturday is it. I got 50 gallons of fresh saltwater mixed up and ready to go. An 18 gallon bucket for the old water and my live rock. 5 one gallon personal tubs for each fish to have their own swim space for the few hours it will take for the transfer. My stand is painted and ready to go!

I will get it setup and pic's up as soon as possible. Wish me luck, and thanks for all the advice!!
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:38 PM   #25
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Wow are those VHS tapes on the shelf? Hehee ill trade you my beta max and 8-track collection, maybe some vinyl?

Jk jk I'm teasing. I like the paint job! And I wanted that background but I never saw the right width and went with blue. :/
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Wow are those VHS tapes on the shelf? Hehee ill trade you my beta max and 8-track collection, maybe some vinyl?

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Nope, no VHS tapes. All DVD's and and Blu-Ray. It's my extensive anime collection and Star Trek DVD's. :-p

I only have 4 VHS tapes that I still own. I own about 10 LaserDisk. :-p If your serious about a Beta Max collection, I might take you up on the offer of buying them from you. If you have a player to go along. I love old stuff!! I don't know why, but I just like old tech.

I got the back ground from Uncle Bills in Indianapolis. It was oversize, but I used a straight edge razer to cut it to size. I used SeaView to put it on, and it's ok, but a-lot of air pockets. Been trying to get all the air pockets out for days. :-p
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DONE!

Well, here is the first picture of the tank. It's cloudy because of the sand, but everything is set up and moved.

I was worried for a minute because when I went to go get my fish their color was all but gone. They look like they were about to die. I did cover them up with a blanket to make it 100% dark. I was hoping that help make them less stress during the 3 hour process. Happy to say once I put them in the tank they are swimming happy and looking healthy. All the color is back. I am worried about my Six Line Wrasse. I have seen all my other fish, but not him. I know they are good at hiding, so I hope he will come out at night and I will see him swimming happily in the morning.

It's dark now, the filter is clearing things up. Going to have to clean that next week to get all the sand out. I will have more pictures up in the afternoon tomorrow when the tank is clear.

Now for the hard part! Watching the tank and hoping that it does not cycle that much.
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Well, here is the first picture of the tank. It's cloudy because of the sand, but everything is set up and moved.

I was worried for a minute because when I went to go get my fish their color was all but gone. They look like they were about to die. I did cover them up with a blanket to make it 100% dark. I was hoping that help make them less stress during the 3 hour process. Happy to say once I put them in the tank they are swimming happy and looking healthy. All the color is back.

It's dark now, the filter is clearing things up. Going to have to clean that next week to get all the sand out. I will have more pictures up in the afternoon tomorrow when the tank is clear.

Now for the hard part! Watching the tank and hoping that it does not cycle that much.
Looks good! Good luck!
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Looks awesome!! I bet in the morning it will look clear on its own
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Nope, no VHS tapes. All DVD's and and Blu-Ray. It's my extensive anime collection and Star Trek DVD's. :-p

I only have 4 VHS tapes that I still own. I own about 10 LaserDisk. :-p If your serious about a Beta Max collection, I might take you up on the offer of buying them from you. If you have a player to go along. I love old stuff!! I don't know why, but I just like old tech.

I got the back ground from Uncle Bills in Indianapolis. It was oversize, but I used a straight edge razer to cut it to size. I used SeaView to put it on, and it's ok, but a-lot of air pockets. Been trying to get all the air pockets out for days. :-p
I am too chicken to put the background on because bubbles will drive me nuts.

U are funny I was kinda serious lol. Except I have lots and lots of French beta tapes from my childhood, things like sleeping beauty(the play) and classic French movies like "la gloire de mon Pere" aka "my fathers glory"

Old time pre-85 and imported or taped off TV5 at home. My goodness the quality is just hilarious, about as clear as the scrambled naughty stuff they used to play on TV guide after 3:00 am. Kinda fun too, but again all French.

My favorite was the original version of "the toy" tht was remade with Richard Pryor in English, so funny! And "la boum", best teen comedy ever

Ok as for vinyl I have, hmmmm, 700-900 lps all of my old 90's edm tracks. Lots of assorted hip hop and other faves! But I finally have my 1200's hooked up with Serrato. Been dying to dig through it all!
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