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post #31 of 233 (permalink) Old 12-30-2011, 02:15 PM
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Excellent looking tank. Well done Robert.

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post #32 of 233 (permalink) Old 12-30-2011, 02:22 PM
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That is gorgeous. I am envious. How bad is the evaporation? I want to do a rimless so badly in this size but my water is way too hard and my RO system way to under-powered to keep up. My second choice would be to put Malawi in but they jump too much for a rimless. I wonder if I could get super nice glass top...
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Evaporation is no worse than a rimmed tank without a lid.. About a gallon a week.

I wouldn't worry much about Mbuna jumping. I kept a tank of Demasoni and Yellow labs without a top and didn't have any problems. I'll try to dig a picture up.
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post #36 of 233 (permalink) Old 01-06-2012, 03:02 AM
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Very nice scape, I think it is very inspirational and the moss on the wood allows for the mind to wonder a bit in the tank. have you considered buying some shrimp so that they would improve the longevity of the sands color. IMO, I think it would prevent noticeable algae carpets growing along your sandy foreground!

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This tank isn't quite panning out the way I hoped it would. I have been ordering supplies and soon it will get a reboot that will tickle my collectoritis. Stay tuned.
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Beautiful tank you got there!

It reminds me of the planted Cichlid tank Travis had years ago. The thread exist but the photos are gone sadly.

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I remember Travis' tank. It was excellent.
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post #40 of 233 (permalink) Old 03-02-2012, 03:35 PM
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very nice scape. I hope to be able to do a tank like this one day.
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how's this looking these days? awesome stuff, super elegant
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post #42 of 233 (permalink) Old 03-16-2012, 01:31 AM Thread Starter
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Reboot initiated!

Note the Fishneedit.com 36" T5HO fixture that has replaced the Aqualight Pro.



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Capped with New Amazonia.
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Not to hijack your thread Overfloater, but I'm curious to see how the Mr. Aqua tanks are in terms of build quality. I've been seriously considering a Green Leaf Aquarium 48G tank as an alternative to an ADA one...
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They are fairly nice. The silicone is thicker and has some bubbles here and there compared to an ADA tank.
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post #45 of 233 (permalink) Old 03-16-2012, 09:26 PM
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The original was gorgeous. I can't wait to see how the reboot goes - *subscribed*
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