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04-15-2015 11:25 PM
dirtydonato Here is an update of my low iron 12g long. This has been in the dry setup for over 6 months now just because I have been moving places and it would be to hard to transfer once
I fill it. The carpet is beautiful and perfect.

I am so happy everytime I see the tank. It truly is a art peice.
And thank you MsNemoShrimp for the stickers!!! I love them!
04-15-2015 01:28 AM
BS87
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Originally Posted by webskipper View Post
Its the same length as the 12G, just taller and wider 90cm x 30 x 30 (35.43 x 11.8 x 11.8)

I'll wait till they stretch it to the 47.7" like the 75G.

47.7 X 11.8 x 11.8
I was actually considering building a tank like that, I mocked it up with cardboard and it looks very nice. Super long, and very skinny.
04-14-2015 09:37 PM
bhofosho Here's my 12 gallon long, my first carpet. Every other tank I own was too tall to carpet hc!
04-14-2015 08:02 PM
SevenportsJohn
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Originally Posted by webskipper View Post
Its the same length as the 12G, just taller and wider 90cm x 30 x 30 (35.43 x 11.8 x 11.8)

I'll wait till they stretch it to the 47.7" like the 75G.

47.7 X 11.8 x 11.8
It's actually exactly 36"x12"x12". Forget that . nonsense lol. We made it exact to the inch
04-13-2015 08:11 PM
Kayen Here's mine. Bowl is to feed plecos and trap snails
04-13-2015 03:41 PM
DGarone Post-trim with a bunch of recently planted Monte Carlo in the foreground too.
04-13-2015 08:45 AM
MsNemoShrimp Any update guys?
03-26-2015 05:55 AM
webskipper
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Originally Posted by julianmuerto View Post
The SevenPorts facebook page posted an updated list of their aquariums. they are now producing a 22 gallon long with similar dimensions. two variants from what the flyer says.
Its the same length as the 12G, just taller and wider 90cm x 30 x 30 (35.43 x 11.8 x 11.8)

I'll wait till they stretch it to the 47.7" like the 75G.

47.7 X 11.8 x 11.8
03-23-2015 06:37 PM
BeastMaster
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So you think I would have enough with my 11L of soil?

Depends on your scape but should be plenty. With that volume, should put you at a substrate depth of just over 2 1/4" flat.


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03-23-2015 05:42 PM
natebuchholz
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Aloha Nate
With my scape, I had leftover AS from a 9L bag. I didn't use power sand put I did put down a quartz sand filler in two areas that I projected to have slopes. Good luck.



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So you think I would have enough with my 11L of soil?
03-23-2015 05:27 PM
BeastMaster
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Hey everyone,



Those of you that have used ADA Amazonia in their tanks, how much did you use in your 12 long?



My current thought is 1 9L bag and I will also be getting a 2L bag of power sand. I just don't want to get to that point and be limited by the amount of substrate. Thanks

Aloha Nate
With my scape, I had leftover AS from a 9L bag. I didn't use power sand put I did put down a quartz sand filler in two areas that I projected to have slopes. Good luck.



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03-23-2015 04:49 PM
natebuchholz Hey everyone,

Those of you that have used ADA Amazonia in their tanks, how much did you use in your 12 long?

My current thought is 1 9L bag and I will also be getting a 2L bag of power sand. I just don't want to get to that point and be limited by the amount of substrate. Thanks
03-23-2015 04:31 PM
natebuchholz Not a problem, the best thing is to observe and respond to your tanks needs.
03-23-2015 04:28 PM
dcdttu
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Great looking setup and welcome!

In regards to your question. This fixture gets a par of 36 at 12" from the substrate. These tanks are about 9" tall and you probably have about 2" of substrate. This would put you at 7" above the substrate.

Most of the intensity of these lights come from the whites so by dimming the other colors you really are not loosing much. My estimate for your PAR currently is around 59-65. I would maybe dim it to around 75%. High light is generally around 45 PAR but make sure you have ferts and co2 in equilibrium or else you will be growing more algae than HC.

Hope that helps
That helps a LOT. Thanks for the quick reply! I think I'll set Memory 1 at full output for when I have people over, and then set M2 for 75%, M3 for 50%... I'll have to find out how many presses of the LED control buttons there are between full and 0%.

Being a new tank with a lighter-rather-than-heaver planting of plants at the moment and likely haven't dialed in my ferts/co2 yet, I will definitely need to turn it down.

Thanks again!
03-23-2015 04:22 PM
natebuchholz Great looking setup and welcome!

In regards to your question. This fixture gets a par of 36 at 12" from the substrate. These tanks are about 9" tall and you probably have about 2" of substrate. This would put you at 7" above the substrate.

Most of the intensity of these lights come from the whites so by dimming the other colors you really are not loosing much. My estimate for your PAR currently is around 59-65. I would maybe dim it to around 75%. High light is generally around 45 PAR but make sure you have ferts and co2 in equilibrium or else you will be growing more algae than HC.

Hope that helps
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