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Old 04-26-2015, 10:43 PM   #21
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Looks great! Wish I had the space for one. It's going to look awesome! What fish are in the aquarium?

You can do it in a 10 gallon even! You'll have to sacrifice some room of course but depending on how you do it it doesn't have to be that much! Right now I have two golden killies, a rainbow shark, and a blue lobster just dying to get in there. The tank is going to be Asian themed, so I'm trying to think of a nice stock to add, suggestions would be greatly appreciated


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Old 04-26-2015, 10:46 PM   #22
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This sounds cool. I've seen a few videos of sand falls but that's all. It looks especially good when there are plants below the sand IMO.

Good luck!

Yeah I'd like to have a very nicely planted aquarium but unfortunately I bought a kit for this tank and the lighting is trash. I think it's something like only 8 watts. I like the sleek look of the thin hood and led lights which makes me want to keep it, but some where down the road I may upgrade. Thanks for the luck!


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Old 04-26-2015, 10:47 PM   #23
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Looking good. I am planning on making a sand waterfall for my 55 gallon and my cichlid tank.

So far I'm 30 hours deep in total hours worked on this project, but I'm sure it will be 100% worth it, go for it ! It's pretty cheap to


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Old 04-28-2015, 10:15 PM   #24
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Silicones into place. Giving 24 hours to dry then will start filling


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Old 04-28-2015, 10:19 PM   #25
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It looks Finntastic. Also I got a bunch of small grey rocks which i am going to stack to hide the pvc.
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Old 04-28-2015, 10:53 PM   #26
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Thanks a lot! Feel free to share some pics bud 😄


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Finntastic. I see what you did there haha


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Old 04-28-2015, 11:21 PM   #28
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Looks really good.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:45 AM   #30
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Looks really good.

Thank you !


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Wait, sorry if I missed this, but what is the stock? It would look really cool with crayfish and dwarf puffers. Just what I would do
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Rainbow shark, 2 golden killies and an Electric blue crayfish are waiting to make this there home. Haven't decided what else I might like. Open to recommendations . Thanks !


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That shark is going to need a tank upgrade ~55G. They get 6+ inches long and like to have a big territory to dominate.
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looks awesome.
I was going to try and make a styrofoam BG as well. I keep toggling between that, spray foam, natural stuf etc etc.
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Can't wait to see this running
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Just getting money to buy necessary equipment I.e. Lights and filter. Got a finnex light today. 312 led full spectrum and got a few plants too. There sitting in my 5.5g planted. Hopefully I'll have it up and running in a week or two


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looks awesome.
I was going to try and make a styrofoam BG as well. I keep toggling between that, spray foam, natural stuf etc etc.

Thanks. I've seen the spray foam. Although it looks easy I don't know if I would trust it. I feel like it would fall apart in a year and deteriorate. What i did wasn't to hard, just time consuming, but it was definitely fun


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Thanks. I've seen the spray foam. Although it looks easy I don't know if I would trust it. I feel like it would fall apart in a year and deteriorate. What i did wasn't to hard, just time consuming, but it was definitely fun


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they make exterior UV resistant pond spray foam.



This is what Im going to use. I decided I am blacking out the back of the tank with tint material again (limo dark tint, just ordered) and then Im going to make a more sectioned BG.
Yours looks awesome though, DEF something Id actually pay for!
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