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Forum: DIY   03-12-2017, 05:23 AM
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Posted By rballi
It's a good thing that we aren't both into this...

It's a good thing that we aren't both into this hobby or it would be out of control. A good check and balance.


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-11-2017, 02:27 AM
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70% is done weekly as well. Drilled a quick drain...

70% is done weekly as well. Drilled a quick drain on this tank that is a breeze. Filling it back up takes a while though....


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 05:09 PM
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Posted By rballi
My wife feeds them 2x during the day, and I feed...

My wife feeds them 2x during the day, and I feed about 3x through the rest of the evening 4 days a week. The weekends I am throwing stuff in there every couple of hours


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 05:01 PM
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Posted By rballi
My wife feeds them 2x during the day, and I feed...

My wife feeds them 2x during the day, and I feed about 3x through the rest of the evening 4 days a week. The weekends I am throwing stuff in there every couple of hours


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 04:43 PM
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Posted By rballi
The photos were up against the glass distorting...

The photos were up against the glass distorting proportions.


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By rballi
I just threw you in a cube of frozen blood worms...

I just threw you in a cube of frozen blood worms for a quick video. I am feeding them several times a day


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
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https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170310/760b35543e5e6f3f7da8a4dc62f8c3ec.jpg


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-10-2017, 05:38 AM
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Posted By rballi
Feeding frenzy! ...

Feeding frenzy!

https://goo.gl/photos/8Qi294GTxE5WmkbF9


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Forum: DIY   03-08-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rballi
I love the idea of a tank being in the kitchen....

I love the idea of a tank being in the kitchen. Wife wouldn't go for that right, maybe one day.

Look forward to seeing this progress!


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
Currently looking for A. Inridae. Macmasteri is...

Currently looking for A. Inridae. Macmasteri is also an option, but they are more of an upstream, clear water species I believe


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Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2017, 04:41 AM
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Posted By rballi
Need to order them in. It was so much work...

Need to order them in. It was so much work getting everything put together that I am just happy to have everything running for the time being.


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2017, 07:59 PM
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Posted By rballi
With a group of 15 apistos breeding and moving...

With a group of 15 apistos breeding and moving fry around, they would show plenty of action. I would just love to see them with the amount of leaf litter I am planning for this tank. Watching females...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 08:08 PM
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Posted By rballi
I don't think red heads fit the biotope range, I...

I don't think red heads fit the biotope range, I think the winermelerie do though.

I was originally planning on a group of geos for this tank, that might change though cause a big group of...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
I am tempted to buy some more Altums, as a group...

I am tempted to buy some more Altums, as a group of 18 would look pretty spectacular in this tank, but then I won't have anything left for stocking the tank with other things


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
Yes, catappa leaves. Probably C. Metae ...

Yes, catappa leaves.

Probably C. Metae


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 01:38 PM
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Posted By rballi
Corys are a part of the plan. It would help to...

Corys are a part of the plan. It would help to get a sense of scale after putting 2 dozen or so of these guys in there


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
Not worried about it, just tossing a couple dozen...

Not worried about it, just tossing a couple dozen in and letting them get water logged. I am in no rush as it will probably take a bit for the initial inundation of tannins to leach out of the wood. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-27-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
Leaves need to sink, need to move around some...

Leaves need to sink, need to move around some sand, which isn't as easy in a tank this size. But the scape is more or less there. Ordering in some plants in the next week or so. Fish won't be added...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
got the plumbing done and pushed back up against...

got the plumbing done and pushed back up against the wall. Filled with some filter sand and water and now just waiting for everything to clear up before I take some more photos. No leaks or floods in...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-23-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
Thanks! I can't wait to see it all come...

Thanks!

I can't wait to see it all come together either.


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-22-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
Thanks! Custom acrylic. Made by a small outfit...

Thanks! Custom acrylic. Made by a small outfit out of surprise, az. Called fluid designs LLC.


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-22-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
Getting the plumbing done on this is taking some...

Getting the plumbing done on this is taking some time....hoping to get water in by this weekend to get the driftwood water logged


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
That's what she said. Sent from my...

That's what she said.


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Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By rballi
Tank in and starting to work on plumbing. Messing...

Tank in and starting to work on plumbing. Messing with hardscape now and hopefully will be full of water Friday....
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,020
Posted By rballi
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