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post #436 of 442 (permalink) Old 02-04-2016, 05:09 AM Thread Starter
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The tank looks amazing!
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Funny you should comment on it now...I just cleaned it up and put my goldfishy in it today!
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Jasmine,

Sorry to hear about your female!!! She was a big, Beautiful Goldie, and I am sure you as well as your big male will miss her!!! On a happier note, your 40b looks AMAZING!!!! I will be looking forward to seeing it growout with "Big Boy" in it!!!!

Keep up updated on how it is going!
Take Care!!!
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P.S. Your Tats are FREAKIN' AWESOME!!! The lines are so clean and the coloring is so detailed!!!They almost look like decals they look sooooo good!!!Thanks for showing us, and I would love to see the next one when it is done!!!

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He his doing well and the tank wont stop growing. He barely has room to swim!!
I have some algae issues, due to sunlight and my planted plus 24/7. I bought light raisers to raise it up 3.5 inches.
He also keeps digging up the sand in the middle of the tank and exposing clay and dirt....I think the circulation pump doesnt help either.
I have many rip plants that are out of control too. I just added purple waffle. I can go a whole week without changing the water. My fish tells me when its time to be changed, he gets moopy. However my nitrates always read 5-10ppms. Something that i have NEVER been able to accomplish before. =]
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He his doing well and the tank wont stop growing. He barely has room to swim!!
I have some algae issues, due to sunlight and my planted plus 24/7. I bought light raisers to raise it up 3.5 inches.
He also keeps digging up the sand in the middle of the tank and exposing clay and dirt....I think the circulation pump doesnt help either.
I have many rip plants that are out of control too. I just added purple waffle. I can go a whole week without changing the water. My fish tells me when its time to be changed, he gets moopy. However my nitrates always read 5-10ppms. Something that i have NEVER been able to accomplish before. =]
Nice with the nitrates! Hoping to do that with my tank. Purple waffle is a great hardy riparium plant, I've had mine for a few years and its decently big (not tall but bulky and wide-actually so heavy it falls over-I have to use a some ss mesh to prop it up because I don't want to cut it) and it will have lovely little white blooms for you in time. If you trim it just replant it and wait, it will wilt a little but bounce back in 1-2 weeks.
Do you pull plants out form in the tank to give more room or just trim off some leaves here and there?
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I pull the not so good looking ones/ older leaves/ algae riddled ones out to help with space. Something always needs pulling because they grow so fast!
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Massive amount of plants....photo taken during tonights water change.
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