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05-02-2013 02:28 AM
MichaelMcG
6.6 Gallon Bookshelf tank journal

Hey good thinking! I'll have to give that a try next time.
05-02-2013 02:26 AM
stevenjohn21
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I love the tank. Only thing I don't like is it plastic so scratches easily. If you need to scrape the inside use a credit card and be careful.
I use a Mr Clean magic eraser, cleans any crud off without scratching :-)
05-02-2013 02:20 AM
MichaelMcG
6.6 Gallon Bookshelf tank journal

I love the tank. Only thing I don't like is it plastic so scratches easily. If you need to scrape the inside use a credit card and be careful.
05-02-2013 01:41 AM
stevenjohn21
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Thanks for the information. I was thinking of working with a 12 gallon long as my next project but the 6.6 might be a better option for my space limitations.
A 12 gallon will be my next project i think, but if you have space limitations then you cant go wrong with this tank.
05-01-2013 09:23 PM
Vepr
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It's made by petco. Dims are about 23.5 wide. 9 high (12 high including stock light). 7.5 deep. Petco has them for 50 bucks I think comes with a decent hob filter and t8 fixture
Thanks for the information. I was thinking of working with a 12 gallon long as my next project but the 6.6 might be a better option for my space limitations.
05-01-2013 06:53 PM
MichaelMcG
6.6 Gallon Bookshelf tank journal

It's made by petco. Dims are about 23.5 wide. 9 high (12 high including stock light). 7.5 deep. Petco has them for 50 bucks I think comes with a decent hob filter and t8 fixture
05-01-2013 06:49 PM
Vepr Very nice, I want to try a dry start on my next project. Who makes that tank and what are the dimensions?
05-01-2013 05:52 PM
MichaelMcG nice 6.6! makes me a little embarrassed to post a pic of mine lol but then again mine is low tech
05-01-2013 03:23 PM
stevenjohn21 Its been a wwhile since i updated this tank. I have changed it around a little as the tank is way too small to play with so many different plant species. I decided to go the asy maintenance route, so i only went with 4 plants. I had to cut a piece of driftwood off because the Hydrocoytle was going crazy ! I was trimming it every 2 days lol

Anyway here is the most recent picture, its a little cloudy due to changing the water.

02-21-2013 02:46 AM
tithra Looks good!

I also have this tank. For lighting I took off the rim of the tank and am running 3 of the fluval compact flourescent lamps (13 watts each). They are relatively cheap lamps (25.00 on amazon) and have worked well for me. My DHG grows great under them I would prefer a single fixture, but had trouble finding something that fit the tank and had good enough lighting.
02-21-2013 02:14 AM
stevenjohn21
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This is a great looking tank. I have heard that there are some cheap LEDs by beamworks on ebay which have worked for quite a few members but I have no experience with them.
Thanks, i just had a quick look and they seem good for the money, however with 3 options im a little confused as which one to get. The tank is so shallow that im scared it will be high light and cause an algae farm.
02-21-2013 02:02 AM
fishboy199413 This is a great looking tank. I have heard that there are some cheap LEDs by beamworks on ebay which have worked for quite a few members but I have no experience with them.
02-21-2013 01:29 AM
stevenjohn21 Its been 2 weeks and the growth has been good. Not sure on which LED fixture to get, so until then it will stay dry :-(



02-03-2013 02:50 AM
stevenjohn21 Ok plants are in and waiting to grow !
I dont know what to put in the far right corner, any ideas ? At the moment i have Hygrophilia Corymbosa needle leaf but i know its going to get to big and look "clumsy" so i need thoughts.



01-28-2013 05:44 AM
andrewss nice looking hardscape - goodluck getting it all setup and flooded
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