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11-14-2014 05:58 AM
HybridHerp this is one hell of a tank
11-14-2014 04:22 AM
Neaha I am so curious what this tank looks like now? Absolutely stunning. Awesome Roselines. Incredible filter system you put together. Very inspirational
08-06-2013 03:53 AM
du3ce maybe i missed it but what kind of gravel is that?
08-05-2013 09:28 PM
pandacory Wow! Thanks for digging this up Jimbo!

This has got to be one of my favorite framed aquariums and certainly top of the list for hardscape only set ups. I really like the low profile look of the canopy cover.

The lighting is spectacular.

But jeez, you must be very diciplined. No way I could resist not planting some crypts or swords as a minimum! Some of the rarer crypts around the root base would be very interesting.

I am putting this thread in my bucket "ideas to steal later"
08-04-2013 08:49 PM
jimbo662 Wondering how the sump is working for you? I'm contemplating setting up my first discus tank and would rather use a sump than canisters.
04-26-2013 01:37 PM
alipper A+++ on the tank and the time you put into light, filtration, etc.
04-26-2013 08:28 AM
thanks for the inspiration

After seeing your tank i made me re think what i am doing, love your work, I found your post while researching my arduino controller for my leds, i have no previous experience and am started to feel that i have my ambition an my ability mixed up yet again. Did you write your own code or borrow someone elses, I have a long road ahead, can get a led to fad, to dim and to blink. Now have to work out the real time, a 24 hr program etc, just wished that i was not a dumb arse carpenter, any help would be great
10-07-2012 09:04 PM
globali That is one thread of joy.

Visuals are truly wonderful.
08-08-2012 07:10 AM

ummmm....... wallpapers please...... NOW
08-07-2012 11:39 PM
fishboy199413 How is the tank going? This tank is an inspiration and yet it is so simple.
02-14-2012 03:02 AM
sketch804 WOW guy! high tech doesn't even began to describe this tank! absolutely stunning among other thing! you really know what you are doing and displayed it beautifully!! I will be watching this post over and over to see more!
01-26-2012 04:21 AM
plantbrain Jose, I happen to have a bunch of left overs from the client's tank, Blue diamonds, Yellow albinos and a Flamingo red.

They are about 3-4".
I have about 10-12 fish left.

They already went through Q and eat any frozen food offered.
Some nice Geophagus would look super in there.
11-14-2011 11:29 PM
zachary908 Lovely shots, Jose! Those angels are gorgeous.
11-14-2011 04:50 PM
Originally Posted by speedie408 View Post
Damn, my speedlite only goes down to 24mm. 10mm is pretty wide. No wonder it looks like you've got a nice big light spread. I'm familiar with those settings, but my flash can take up to 1/250th max. I guess it's a Canon thing *had to toss that in there* haha
Haha! I'd have to go up to the next model to get the 1/250th sync speed. Not sure why the lesser modes are 1/200th.

As for my speedlight, it's the SB-900, which is their biggest. My SB-600 doesn't go 10mm wide.
11-14-2011 04:41 PM
speedie408 Damn, my speedlite only goes down to 24mm. 10mm is pretty wide. No wonder it looks like you've got a nice big light spread. I'm familiar with those settings, but my flash can take up to 1/250th max. I guess it's a Canon thing *had to toss that in there* haha
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