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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-04-2007, 02:55 AM Thread Starter
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Broken pots

I just moved into my new apartment for the school year and wanted to set up my tank so I could have it all year.

I got the idea for this tank while I was working at a greenhouse this summer. There was an old pile of broken pots covered in weeds and I like the way the plants hid some parts and highlighted others.

-I'm using a light hood I built a couple of years ago. I have two 13 watt bulbs, one is a 5500k and the other is a 6700k. I want to make them both 6700k because I like the way they look better.
-I have eco-complete for the substrate.
-Some type of filter.........just from the pet store

I just got some HC from aquabids and I had it all set up and then my roomates gave me some Carny Goldfish they won at the state fair which dug up all the plants! haha

So I replanted everything and this is what it looks like!

I'm planning on getting some pearlweed to put in the back right corner in the next week
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-04-2007, 03:05 AM
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Now THAT is awesome!! I LOVE that! Now I know what to do with those broken pots I have out back of the greenhouse... Thanks for sharing your idea.

~ Linda ~

How many watts do I need to make my swimming pool a high light tank?
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Looks like a neat idea. It reminds me of ruins or something. I'd like to see it when it fills in more

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-04-2007, 10:13 PM
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Why do I feel like I entered an ancient ruin or something. That is neat....mind me stealing it :p lol jk

Oh and looks like a TopFin Filter*shutters*
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