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07-16-2012 02:52 PM
demonr6 It's a jungle pretty much. I would need a mulcher to get through the top layer now.
07-16-2012 03:07 AM
Originally Posted by demonr6 View Post
Updated 06/14/2012

Lol missed this, I was looking for post 1, you're letting that hydrocotyle grow wild huh?
06-18-2012 01:40 PM
demonr6 Updated pics thread in #8 post.
06-14-2012 02:04 PM
demonr6 Updated pics in thread #8. Sorry about the quality but it is a combination of a subpar p/s camera with a horrible location for photographing anything.
06-14-2012 03:28 AM
demonr6 another failed attempt at getting a decent pic. will try again tomorrow in the light to see what I can come up with. it being in the window is a pain for pics. trust me though, it is an overgrown shrimp jungle.
06-12-2012 07:54 AM
s thomas
Originally Posted by bitFUUL View Post
Dying to see this
06-07-2012 07:20 AM
Originally Posted by xenxes View Post
Pics or it didn't happen :P
05-23-2012 07:07 PM
demonr6 I am in Windermere. The tank is doing great. I have done two 50% water changes and that was in the first couple of weeks while I was planting and moving stuff around. Since then only top offs of about 1 gal/wk due to evaporation. Some random plant trims every few weeks as necessary and clean up of any leaves floating around. Also removing the excess salvina which is almost weekly. Other than that and feeding the shrimp which number in excess of 500 by the looks of it... not a single thing insofar as maintenance. I never got the overhead light from Catalina because after a couple of emails and voice mails they never called me back so the shop light from Lowe's I bought has remained. I will take some pics tonight because the location and the light from outside washes out the pictures horribly. But man I have hundreds and hundreds of cherries now. I bought 20 from a couple of different people to diversify the gene pool and what I have is actually much more red than what I have been receiving.
05-23-2012 05:19 AM
monkeyruler90 hey, where in orlando are you at?
i'm in winter park
hows the tank doing?
04-25-2012 01:22 AM
xenxes Pics or it didn't happen :P
02-08-2012 08:11 PM
demonr6 It's been in service now for a month and zero problems.
02-08-2012 04:29 PM
xenxes Any updates to this? Flooded yet? No leaks? Thinking about derimming mine :/ one corner is derimmed, if I don't do the rest it'll look very awkward.
01-12-2012 05:32 PM
demonr6 The bill from the county for the fire rescue is enough to justify purchasing the ADA stand w/lights.. wait, some quick math says I could add soil and tools to the order. Maybe I should go that route next time I sell the idea to the wife.
01-12-2012 05:26 PM
audioaficionado More importantly you're less likely to cut off digits during the use of power tools.
01-12-2012 12:21 PM
demonr6 Oh yes! That is for sure else it ends up looking like a bird feeder. I think I have decided to stain it a medium to dark color for now. I will add the top and bottom shelves today once I get a trip out to Lowe's. The power strip and under cabinet lights should be pretty simple. Open concept for now I think and if I don't like it then I can always face it with some nice wood since it is not horribly big it won't be a thousand dollars of cherry wood. LOL
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