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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2013, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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2.1 Gal pico planted iwagumi

hey guys.

so had some extra perspex lying around. not very thick so did some calcs and measurements and figured i could build i tiny tank for nothing so being the fish lover i am i built it. i then took apart 3 LED lights i had at home wired them in parallel with a old 15W ballast lying around. I then built them into a piece of metallic/plastic kickboard for the bottom of a cupboard i had lying around from a previous project. im using a mixture of flourite red and black earth because it wa the left overs from my other tanks.the result is this and i really like the way it turned out! It only has Hairgrass in it. let me know what you think?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2013, 08:32 PM
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Absolutely gorgeous rock and I really like the position. well done on keeping it simple!

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2013, 08:45 PM
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Sweet! First pic makes it look a lot bigger, good dimension between the rock and hairgrass.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2013, 08:49 PM
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Are those 3x 3UPs on the light? Looks like an Aquasky.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-24-2013, 05:35 AM Thread Starter
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I based the design of the light on an aquasky. They ar up's with 3 LEDs on each light so a total of 9 LEDs

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