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-="My way home!" Anh's Journal Mr Aqua 48Gal.=-

Hi everyone, I have been in this forum for about 2 months, and have learn a lot from everyone of you, and I would like to share my tank Journal. Let's go to the business :rock:...

Tank: Mr. Aqua 48G
Light: lignting techniks AQUA120 LED
Filter: EHEIM ecco pro Esey 60
Glassware: Do!aqua lily pipes,Do!aqua diffuser, ADA thermometer, Mr Aqua CO2 Glass Diffuser w/ Bubble Counter
Hard scape: 20lbs Yamada stone
CO2: Aquatek CO2 regulator w/10lb tank.
Substrate: ADA Aquasoil New Amazonia 9L bag, ADA Power sand Special.
Stand: Custom in_wall tank
Aquarium Mat: ADA 90P mat
Flora:
Vallisneria Contortion
Moss Christmas
Pogostemon Erectus
Banana Plant
Bolbitus Heudelotii
Dwarf Baby Tears
Dwarf Hairgrass
Glossostigma
Four Leaf Clover Dwarf
Bacopa Australian
Hygrophila Difformis
Aponogeton Ulvaceus
Dwarf Narrow-Leaf Sagittaria Subulata
Blyxa Aubertii
Pets: CBS, CRS, BTOE, OEBT...

Here is some pics i took with my Iphone during setting up, I'll have Better pics when everything complete. Thanks for looking .


































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Wow! That looks very nice, especially with the wood protruding out of the water(even though you can't see it in the end).

Keep in mind that your BTOE/OEBT and CRS/CBS will cross. Meaning that they'll interbreed and I'm not so sure that the offspring are attractive. I'd say choose one between OEBT and BTOE since they're so similar and they'll also interbreed.

I would also suggest to chose a neocardina sp. of shrimp as all 4 of your shrimp are cardina sp.
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That's an awesome setup. Nicely executed built in.
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Wow! That looks very nice, especially with the wood protruding out of the water(even though you can't see it in the end).

Keep in mind that your BTOE/OEBT and CRS/CBS will cross. Meaning that they'll interbreed and I'm not so sure that the offspring are attractive. I'd say choose one between OEBT and BTOE since they're so similar and they'll also interbreed.

I would also suggest to chose a neocardina sp. of shrimp as all 4 of your shrimp are cardina sp.
Thanks for your advice, I good a lot of shrimps from Speedie "Nick" And KANGSHIANG, so I think I'll keep CRS and CBS on this tank and keep the rest on the Edge in my room.
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very nice setup. I like how you redid the room and made it look different
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Love your scape. It's going to be great grown out. Nice work!

Just keeping on keeping on....

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I dont think that the Erio Japan is happy with the glass bubble hanger, but can't wait to get it inside the tank :whoo:
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I like the glass bubble thingie. Makes it look like some magical fantasy playground.
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I really like how you used the niche for this tank. It truly is the focal point in the room. What are all the rocks underneath the fireplace?

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Fantastic job all around, the tank looks gorgeous.
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Awesome looking tank. I like the hanging Orb.

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OMG... paint/replace your outlet and switch covers. Sorry, I'm a nut about things like that. Absolutely love the wood wall feature but those covers drive me nuts... lol. I have some OCD.
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Are some of those the Erios you got from me haha. Nice! Tank looks good dude! Now just gotta let it fill in. That's a crazy job you did with the wood wall! Nice job!
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I really like how you used the niche for this tank. It truly is the focal point in the room. What are all the rocks underneath the fireplace?
Thanks, The rocks underneath the fireplace is my "collection" from 40 bags of Mexican Beach pebbles that I used for one of my project last month. I only found 2-3 of them in each bag, and they have really nice texture, and white circle rings on them. I'm plan to use it for the floor area in front of the fireplace when I have time to replace the carpet with hardwood floor.

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OMG... paint/replace your outlet and switch covers. Sorry, I'm a nut about things like that. Absolutely love the wood wall feature but those covers drive me nuts... lol. I have some OCD.
Thanks for your though, but i wont change it because the house color theme is White/Black/Gray, and all the outlets and switches including on the Black/gray walls are white. In addition, all of decorations of the house are white. So that, they make really nice contrast and detail along with another things

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Are some of those the Erios you got from me haha. Nice! Tank looks good dude! Now just gotta let it fill in. That's a crazy job you did with the wood wall! Nice job!
Yes, Nick. 5 of them are your. LOL Thanks. LMK if you want to build anything, I'll do my best to help

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