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Old 11-06-2011, 11:31 AM   #201
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I'm not ready for all that I still need to buy rock, test kit, substrate. Cycle will start in about a month. Anyways my parents said no to the water and said instead they would take me to get some egg crate to build my fuge and media basket! Pics will be up later...

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I'm not ready for all that I still need to buy rock, test kit, substrate. Cycle will start in about a month. Anyways my parents said no to the water and said instead they would take me to get some egg crate to build my fuge and media basket! Pics will be up later...
Parents!!!!! They are all the same. Oh, wait a minute, that is what my kids say about me.
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Parents!!!!! They are all the same. Oh, wait a minute, that is what my kids say about me.
Lol! I'm satisfied though I love a good DIY!
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:29 PM   #204
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+1 to kurty
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:38 PM   #206
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what do you know that we dont? why not? just asking.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:39 PM   #207
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nm i missed a bunch of stuff
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Parents!!!!! They are all the same. Oh, wait a minute, that is what my kids say about me.
ha +6 total it seems we need now instead of 15
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:44 PM   #209
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Lol I just need
Sand
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Water or rodi
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I'll probably receive all this for chrisamas so cycling will start around Christmas time.
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I'll probably buy rodi water from my lfs until I buy that 60$ rodi that Carey recommends.
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works great, im using the one she recommended too.
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Alright so I went to ace hardware and they only sold egg crate in HUGE sheets for 20$. I guess "bigger in Texas" applies to eggcrate too. Now I'm off to home depot!
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12$ here in springfield at home depot.
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No luck with the egg crate.... I got the substrate for my shrimp tank though!
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You should've splurged a little on the crate at ace imo lol. I use it for like everything.
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You should've splurged a little on the crate at ace imo lol. I use it for like everything.
I would have but it was my dads money and he said 10$ only:/ but it doesn't really matter when I do it as long as its done before I cycle.
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Question: could I put a rise bubble tip anemone in the biocube? Maybe if it up high? My mom LOVES nems. If I can't I'll have to get a torch and tell her its an anemone:p
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You cant control where a nem will go. he will go where he pleases. lol
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Yeah that's kind of what scares me:0 haha do you think I should do a BTA?
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hmm that's your call. me, I wouldnt put one in my cube. I would be worried about the lighting long term adn I have no intention of upgrading the cubes lights.
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