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Old 09-01-2012, 09:09 PM   #21
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Just finished spraying the back and sides black

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While that is drying I'm going to start cutting the for the stand. It's slowly coming together

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Old 09-02-2012, 01:05 PM   #22
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What mixture did you use for the concrete? I have not yet started my build and keep flip flopping on what I plan to do.
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:17 PM   #23
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I just used Quikrete, I had a bag laying around and just thought that I would put it to good use.
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:28 AM   #24
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looking good! Following along.
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Old 09-03-2012, 03:38 AM   #25
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Not much to report today, just moved the tank into the house

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Old 09-03-2012, 04:31 AM   #26
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Awesome, this build is great=)
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:57 AM   #27
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Thanks so much!!
Allot of blood, sweat, well no tears but quite a few bruises lol
As we were moving the tank into the house it slipped from my end and I kind of caught it again as it hit the top of my thigh. Needless to say, I now am the proud owner of a nice swelled purple bruise about 5 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide on my right thigh and a three inch long one on the left. Ah the pain we endure on the great aquarium adventure.
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:37 AM   #28
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That is so very cool!! A lot of work or you, but it's looking just fantastic!
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:42 AM   #29
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It will be worth it trust me.
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:14 AM   #30
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Did the doctor have to amputate?
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:34 AM   #31
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Did the doctor have to amputate?
Yes, yes he did. That is why I now walk with a limp and cane. I'm hoping that over time I will eventually learn to walk on my own with the prosthetic.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:34 PM   #32
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Looks amazing!!! Have u decided what frogs ur getting??
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:36 PM   #33
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At the moment, just Grey Tree Frogs. maybe something else in the future but haven't decided yet.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:40 PM   #34
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Sweet!!! Id get an african clawed or a couple african dwarfs for the bottom pool.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:58 PM   #35
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Very nice job so far. Tagging in to follow along, and maybe steal some ideas for my next build.
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:03 AM   #36
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Glad I found this. The pics are amazing. Are you going to install live plants?
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:45 PM   #37
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Thank you so much for the compliments everyone! I don't have any updates at this point, the fair has been in town, busy with the kids you know the drill lol.
But I will start again tomorrow and keep you posted.
I am planning live plants but haven't decided at this point what kind. I think that some ground cover moss would look sweet, maybe some type of climbing plant as well.
This whole project has been a learning experience as I go along so everything stock, decor, plants etc. is still up in the air and open for discussion.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:07 PM   #38
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You could make this into a really sweet Vietnamese Mossy Frog tank!
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:22 PM   #39
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How about putting a fog maker in? Just an idea
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:18 AM   #40
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I have not updated this build in a long while so here goes...
I have done not a darn thing with it lol
I ran into a problem with the waterfall leaking so the build has been on hold for a while, also I have been trying to figure out how I am going to be creating a drainage layer for the bottom of the tank. I am thinking that I will need to create a false bottom with a piece of plexiglass so the excess moisture will have a place to drain into. But the conundrum that I am running into is how will I get the water out from there? I am thinking that I will somehow need to drill a hole into the bottom side of the tank to run a line into with a pump to drain. Ah what to do what to do.
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