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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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First 'Rimless' Build + Emmersed Tank

I have always wanted to build one of those fancy all glass tanks so I finally did.

The tank is 24"x10"x10" which is roughly 10.4 gallons.




Designing the Scape:




Added the Plants:




The Final shot (2 days old):




Other Info:
Misting > 2x daily with distilled water
Lighting > Single t5
Substrate > Aquasoil/Amazonia/Powersand mix
Decor > Manzanita and Lace Rock
Plants > The tank is 90% aquatic plants and 10% tropical plants

Plant List: Hemianthus Callitrichoides, Utricularia graminifolia, Fissidens fontanus, Brachythesium sp.(moss), Taxiphyllum sp.(moss), Staurogyne repens, Cryptocoryne parva, Cryptocoryne wendtii (green and bronze), Cryptocoryne walkeri lutea, Anubias congensis, Anubias nana, Ficus pumila var. 'quercifolia', Hygrophilia sp. 'Low Grow', Hygrophilia polysperma, Lobelia cardinalis, and an unknown fern/moss that might be a Selaginella sp.

IT'S GROW TIME!

***Special thanks to Loren S. and Joachim G. for helping get this setup, both with the plants/substrate and the inspiration for the scape***
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Awesome! Sometime soon I want to make a rimless cube. 30c size maybe.

Can't wait to see some awesome growth on that bad boy.


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Thanks! The plants are starting to perk back up so im hoping to see some new growth soon.
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Now, your not going to fill this down the road, are you?

I love it. I kinda wish I had more emersed tanks.


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Nope. this is a tank on my desk at work and the less maintenance and water, the better...
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-18-2012, 05:11 PM
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cool. its a shame you are not going to fill it. it looks great.
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cool. its a shame you are not going to fill it. it looks great.
Eh, I have enough filled tanks at home.

No water, not algae, no maintenance.
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That is wonderful.
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