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Old 02-11-2011, 11:20 AM   #31
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Just keep it here. You've got a good start already.

Surgery really slows things down, but it really helped in my case. I tore three or four tendons though, no breaks.
I here ya brother. I just figured out how to get down the stairs standing up.
I was sliding down an my ___. I had to get one of those aqueon water changers. As I can't haul buckets.
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My python was a life saver. I got the workout of my life on stairs when I was in a cast. At the time I lived on the third floor of an apartment building. There are 28 stairs up to the third floor. I counted them down every time I had to hop up them on one leg.
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My python was a life saver. I got the workout of my life on stairs when I was in a cast. At the time I lived on the third floor of an apartment building. There are 28 stairs up to the third floor. I counted them down every time I had to hop up them on one leg.

Holy cow, I consider myself lucky then. I have a multilevel house. Stairs to each floor.
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Old 02-11-2011, 01:46 PM   #34
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I looking at this background from Foster & Smith
Aquarium Backgrounds: Universal Rock Aquarium Backgrounds

What do you all think about this. Do you see any problems using it.
Kinda Expensive.
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I like those 3D backgrounds a lot. I made my own for a 10 gallon once but my betta fish got stuck in it and I had to pull it out with my fingers. Poor thing lost some fin length in the process as I pulled him but he made it out. That would be my only real concern: Stupid fish.
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I like those 3D backgrounds a lot. I made my own for a 10 gallon once but my betta fish got stuck in it and I had to pull it out with my fingers. Poor thing lost some fin length in the process as I pulled him but he made it out. That would be my only real concern: Stupid fish.

Concerns of mine is as you said. And about heater placement X 2.

With 2 Fluval fx5 the intake and exhaust. Do you just cut out for your equipment ?
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I looking at this background from Foster & Smith
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What do you all think about this. Do you see any problems using it.
Kinda Expensive.
With these backgrounds. Do you cut out space to put your equipment in ?

Like water heaters, Canister filter intakes and out flow etc.
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I had a hole with a grille on it (to stop fish). I took in water behind the background and put it back in the tank infront of it. All the equipment was behind except the output. I glued it in with silicone. I didn't seal it because I didn't want it watertight. Just glued.
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Hey guys,
Wanting to add plant's possibly. I have no Idea about plant's except for add water.

Need plants for Cichlid's, I think I'm limited on what we can have in there.
Need suggestions on types, equipment, food etc.

I found this other background. I really like this one, it has ledges and places to hide.Largest selection of aquarium backgrounds on the web 3d | Designs By Nature . Does any one know where I can get it cheaper. It's $ 411.00 delivered.

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