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08-16-2013 08:16 AM
marioman72 Hello everyone! its been quite a while since i posted on the forum but im back at least for the time being ! took a couple of pics tonight and looking back at my last post on this thread, all i can say is wow has this tank grown a lot. so much so its almost time for another restart. going to be changing this tank and the 30g in the next few weeks ive grown tired of my scapes ive been mantaing these past few months and its time for a change while i have some free time! well anyways heres my new update on the tank!


_DSC8424 by marioman72, on Flickr


_DSC8426 by marioman72, on Flickr


_DSC8432 by marioman72, on Flickr


_DSC8433 by marioman72, on Flickr
06-19-2013 04:38 PM
orchidman Lookin' good! If I were you, I'd yank out all of those plants on the sand, and have a clean sand bed!
06-19-2013 03:07 PM
skoram these are some of the most beautiful and natural looking scapes I've seen on this forum.
06-15-2013 01:40 AM
alipper Love your scapes man.
06-15-2013 12:36 AM
CL Great scape. The wood/ moss looks a little messy but that will clean up over time
06-14-2013 10:16 PM
Aquatic Delight i really dig this look. i wish i could be okay with open space in my tanks
03-16-2013 08:16 AM
sdaugherty I really like the fixture for hanging your light. Tanks look great.
03-16-2013 07:56 AM
marioman72 Ok everyone sorry for the delay but heres the new scape! evething is heavly settled in somethings need some rearanging and or trimming but its a start!

got some new shrimps and fish too! i now have a tun of PFR shrimps and one CSR some were in the mix. the ammanos, and lastly the new tangerine tiger shrimps witch r super cool got them at the LFS when they had a new selection of some very different fish. other wise i got tun of baby cardinal tetras witch i traded for the blue tetras because they ended up eating my little shrimps :/ extremely awesome fish but they def need their space.

heres the pics!

mr tiger shrimp:

_DSC7049 by marioman72, on Flickr


_DSC7051 by marioman72, on Flickr


_DSC7052 by marioman72, on Flickr
02-27-2013 12:11 AM
marioman72
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Originally Posted by GMYukonon24s View Post
Nice setup! I like everything about this tank.
thanks!

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Originally Posted by scapegoat View Post
that 20g looks beautiful. i'm embarrassed by mine now!
never be embarrassed just aspire to make your even better! but thanks!

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Originally Posted by orchidman View Post
Sorry to hear about the tank! It was really spectacular!
yea it sucks :/ luckily no water damage that we can see

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Originally Posted by Conrad283 View Post
Yeah, that stinks about the 10g. That was a nice one
agreed haha it was coming along nicely, on to bigger and better thigns! like the 12in cube tank haha



over all though im super excited to rescape the 20g and make it look really realy nice. trying to research right now ideas on how to approach this scape this time and make it super stunning.
02-26-2013 09:39 PM
Conrad283 Yeah, that stinks about the 10g. That was a nice one
02-26-2013 09:21 PM
orchidman Sorry to hear about the tank! It was really spectacular!
02-26-2013 09:12 PM
scapegoat that 20g looks beautiful. i'm embarrassed by mine now!
02-26-2013 07:42 PM
GMYukonon24s Nice setup! I like everything about this tank.
02-26-2013 08:35 AM
marioman72 well due to the death of the 10g this thread will be focused on just the 20g witch im going to recape compeltly in the very near future! hopfully with will look much btter then the cluttered mess that it is right now. everything is super over grown and just a huge jungle no real clear focus as in my other tanks. soo in hope of a new start im going to restart the design. hoping that my little shrimp Babbie's dont get hurt in the change!

My new tank that replaced the 10g that i just set up recently with no plants so far and not sure if im going to be adding any; is a 12in cube rimless tank by deep blue, very good looking tank and much better quality then the 10g. might be trying my hand at breed CPDs in this tank and trade my blushing tetras for thos puppies. or just keep my blushing tetras because it looks very cool almost alien like with the entirely rock scape. should make a new thread for just that tank maybe combine it with my 1.5g betta tank thats betta less ATM.

well anyways thats my update for now! i will post pics as i make the before and after of the change.
02-10-2013 01:37 AM
marioman72 Well bad news for the 10g tank :/ every fish tank goers worst nightmare happened last night in my house. So here what went down. me and a friend of mine were trying to lift the tank a small amount to level it with some small pieces of paper. and as soon as it left the ground, his hand went strait through the side of the tank and all 10 gallons of the water went into my room and emptied into my walls and under the hardwood floor fml right?. but the worst thing of all due to the horrible blizzard we just got the power went out just as all this happened. literately the hand went threw the tank and it turned off. like the cracking glass was a switch or something :::::: so worst case scenario happened. im just glad my 29g didn't break lol.

well i salvaged what i could and was more worried about soaking up water then the fishes safety so i lost about half of the fish and not sure how many shrimp. but all of the plants were safe luckily i guess. once the power comes back on in a couple days we will see what happens. anybody have any ideas to keeping a tank warm with no power lol?? im so f#%$ed
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