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Old 09-02-2012, 01:45 AM   #5
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Today I built and installed the lighting set up for the 40 breeder. Its a 3' t5 from HD. I suspended it using wire rope and eye hooks from two separate wall shelves.

Tank has been up and running for about 3 weeks now. I stocked it pretty quickly with a few fry and adult guppies. It experienced a bacterial bloom for a few days until I w/c and upped the lighting and dosing. Its been running fairly clear ever since.

Now that the light is up, I want to get some breeding stock (shrimp and plecos), as well as a few plants to grow.

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