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Old 05-10-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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My new rcs 8gal tank from "scratch"

I hope you enjoy!! Im running this tank with diy leds and diy co2. Im loving how it looks and i might make an adjustment on the lights cause i have 4 cree xp-g cool whites and i wanna add another and have them in a row instead of having them all in the middle as they are right now!
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Nice. Thanks for sharing!
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Looks great

I found less "spread" with my LEDs. I have dark corners in my tank. Luckily I love Crypts
I put C crispatula Balansae in my corners.
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Thank you!! And btw i searched for the plant your saying and it looks good!! And your tanks are off the hook!!!!
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Thank you!! And btw i searched for the plant your saying and it looks good!! And your tanks are off the hook!!!!
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When the shrimp move their skin...do i need to take it of the tank??
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No, leave the molted skin in the tank, they eat it for the calcium.
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Thank you!! I was worried cause i thought there where some of them dead but it was kind of their body but transparent!!
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Just for an update!! This is how it looks on its new stand with the lights!! The lights are not even at 50%
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Just for an update!! This is how it looks on its new stand with the lights!! The lights are not even at 50%
Looks great !!
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Thanks!!! Im very happy with the whole project!! But im thinking that the heat here is like too much!! Almost an inch of water evaporated from yesterdays WC!! Im kind of shock at how much it was!!
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Just for an update!! This is how it looks on its new stand with the lights!! The lights are not even at 50%
That looks cool! What model or brand of light is that?
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Those are leds 5 cree xm-l cool whites!!! I bought them at ledgroupbuy.com!! And my father and i made the acrylic box and the whole fixture!!
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Looks great! I'm also trying a RCS setup in a 20gal long, not very far along yet though.
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Yeah!! I wish you the best!! If you have a thread already let me know!! If not then tell me when you make one!!
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That tank looks great!!! I'm sure they'll really enjoy it.
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