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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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The fatmans lowtech adventure

So a couple months ago O decided that i needed to have a fish tank again. But it has been the better part of 10 years since my last tank so i put the word out that i was lookin for anything fish tank related for free or really cheap. my buddie seth said come on over and he hooked me up with everything but a tank. later i found a 20gl tall and a 37gl tall. i decided to build the 37 which i still havent decided if i made the right choice. but heres what ive done so far.

Equip.
37gl tall
Marine flow canister filter
aquatech 30-60 filter
3 shop lamps with 25w cfl's
tiny heater

Miricle grow organics choice potting soil with a sand cap
the branch was found in the woods

Plants
Crypts
rotala
wisteria

livestock
snails (horny nerites and zebra)
2 ottos
6 cardinal tetras

Soon to come
albino bristol nose pleco
shrimps
rummy nose tetra

heres the pics






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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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and i dose liquid ferts
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 03:32 AM
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How are those cfls workin for you?

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