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Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 06:41 PM
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Posted By GDominy
The flow is simply from the two canisters, and...

The flow is simply from the two canisters, and the 350 gph pump that drives the CO2 reactor.

I've been contemplating adding a few circulation pumps
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 08:18 AM
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Posted By GDominy
New light build is in a holding pattern...

New light build is in a holding pattern currently. Our wedding is in 10 days, so my time has been a bit tied up.

It will be a two part process, first wave will be building canopy and adding a...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 07:51 AM
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Posted By GDominy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewxaEAxJUm8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewxaEAxJUm8
Forum: Tank Journals   01-13-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Starting to tweak things a bit now.. ...

Starting to tweak things a bit now..

http://i.imgur.com/Z2c3FpE.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/lgcRwgq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/GDKuCrq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/bwS9NfZ.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   10-22-2015, 11:12 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Just a few more shots ...

Just a few more shots

http://i.imgur.com/oBElHCN.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/yCBEz61.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/BO1EPJ3.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   10-22-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Currently there is a Rena XP3 on the left (Soon...

Currently there is a Rena XP3 on the left (Soon to be replaced with a Fluval FX6) and a fluval FX6 on the right

Bump:

There is probably about 100 pounds of sand, 60 pounds of Flourite, and ...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-06-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By GDominy
http://youtu.be/oUCqEaA0xiM I'm getting...

http://youtu.be/oUCqEaA0xiM

I'm getting ready to gut and reshape this beast. I need to thin this out considerably and I want to redo all the stone.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-05-2015, 04:51 AM
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Posted By GDominy
http://youtu.be/mnV4pzG2rxM Been a while!...

http://youtu.be/mnV4pzG2rxM

Been a while! got my hands on a few more pieces of wood. Everything is doing very well.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-03-2015, 02:22 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Things are finally growing, algae receding, doing...

Things are finally growing, algae receding, doing pretty well!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgw4qbC14K4
Forum: Tank Journals   05-20-2015, 03:06 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Pearl may move to another tank, I have a small...

Pearl may move to another tank, I have a small group of croaking gouramis on the way from Singapore. We will have to see if they get along.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Yes, The fixtures are already built, but the...

Yes, The fixtures are already built, but the canopy construction still needs to happen. Time has been limited so I havent started that yet.

I will have detailed progress shots as soon as I begin...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2015, 04:03 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Oops! Should be fixed now

Oops! Should be fixed now
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2015, 03:21 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Quick little video update: ...

Quick little video update:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GD0XLLm7qI
Forum: Tank Journals   05-03-2015, 08:00 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Took a few pics tonight. Sorry about the photo...

Took a few pics tonight. Sorry about the photo quality, I worked 75 hours this week and I'm bagged. Didn't get to start on the canopy yet but the temporary lighting is doing ok for the time being.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Yep. We are lucky because I work for an AV...

Yep. We are lucky because I work for an AV production company. All of our lighting, Sound and AV gear is free for the wedding, and our music is being done by my buddy who runs a very successful...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Thanks! We're pretty excited :) The Anubias...

Thanks! We're pretty excited :)

The Anubias grows slowly but I have enough of it that I can clip a few leaves every so often and it stays looking decent.

The old tank was way too much light....
Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Tank is clearing up nicely. Ive been stupid busy...

Tank is clearing up nicely. Ive been stupid busy and haven't had a chance to bust out my camera yet but here is a phone pic from tonight.

http://i.imgur.com/9oPGzgr.jpg

The co2 tank ran out...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2015, 03:06 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Wedding hasnt happened yet, but will probably end...

Wedding hasnt happened yet, but will probably end up just over $20k
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2015, 03:49 PM
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Posted By GDominy
I totally wanted an 8 foot 240, but it was $1700...

I totally wanted an 8 foot 240, but it was $1700 more than the 185! Maybe in a few years after the wedding is paid off. This size will do for now though
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By GDominy
The sand is actually quite tan in colour. Its...

The sand is actually quite tan in colour.
Its Carib Sea Sunset Gold
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Nowhere near done! The wood is still being...

Nowhere near done! The wood is still being weighted down with rocks, I havent attached any plants using thread, canopy still needs to be built... lots to do.

Money and Time have just run out for...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-27-2015, 03:18 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Getting clearer now. Ignore the 2x4's on top of...

Getting clearer now. Ignore the 2x4's on top of the tank. They are holding the old canopy up until I get the new one built.

http://i.imgur.com/KFvr0Nv.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/S4Zh3Re.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   04-27-2015, 12:25 AM
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Posted By GDominy
Yep. Those two little pea puffers are supremely...

Yep. Those two little pea puffers are supremely effective snail control!
Forum: Tank Journals   04-26-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Just a quick walk by ...

Just a quick walk by

https://youtu.be/GqndGeq5o-E
Forum: Tank Journals   04-26-2015, 02:19 AM
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Posted By GDominy
I'll be taking some real photos as soon as the...

I'll be taking some real photos as soon as the tank clears a bit.

I had to work fast as the old tank was crashing following its move. Everybody seems to be happy in the new setup though!
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