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Old 11-11-2012, 05:13 AM   #16
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Very sorry to hear about losing your other tank.

Looking forward to watching this one get set up. Great tutorial on the lights!
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Very nice tutorial! Any plans yet for what will be going in the tank plant/fish wise?
Thanks man I'm keeping it low-light/low-maintenance, it'll be nature scape style with a little bit of manzanita driftwood.

Plants will be only be E. Tenellus, Bolbitis, Java Fern, and some moss.

Not sure what I want fish wise, but it'll very likely be a larger number of one type of schooling fish. Sick of the 5,000 different types of fish I had in my old 40B. Want to keep it clean and simple
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:15 AM   #17
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What exactly did the hurricane do to your tank.. o_o
9 Days without power or heat and a total lack of water movement, and the temperatures outside were in the high 20's, 30's and low 40's if we were lucky. So yeah, everything died. (Except one big bad-ass cherry shrimp that I found today while draining the tank. I put him in the 60P until this tank is ready again
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:49 AM   #18
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Progress! I removed the black background today...what a hassle! I could have sworn I used latex based paint, but apparently I actually used oil based paint because it was super tough to remove. Had to use a glass scraping tool with razor blade and and it was more efficient but still took a while.

Remind me to never do that again lol...
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:58 AM   #19
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As said before, you take great photos! I am going to use your light tutorial! Thank you for sharing
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:38 AM   #20
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9 Days without power or heat and a total lack of water movement, and the temperatures outside were in the high 20's, 30's and low 40's if we were lucky. So yeah, everything died. (Except one big bad-ass cherry shrimp that I found today while draining the tank. I put him in the 60P until this tank is ready again
Hahahaha! That is a cool shrimp!
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:49 PM   #21
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As said before, you take great photos! I am going to use your light tutorial! Thank you for sharing
Thanks! I'm a pro photographer, so thats why the pictures are always decent And I'm glad you liked the tutorial!

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Hahahaha! That is a cool shrimp!
Yeah, total boss

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Anyways.......PROGRESS! Plants should be arriving soon, might need more than I'm getting, but I'll have to see...







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Old 11-15-2012, 01:12 AM   #22
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looks great already. i have the exact light and love it.
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:45 AM   #23
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Just a quick snapshot. Looks really crappy right now, plants and rocks went flying and uprooted when I filled the tank. It'll look great once it fills in, trust me

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Old 11-18-2012, 05:52 AM   #24
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looks great even as it is! def going to be be even nicer once everything fills in
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:48 AM   #25
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Looks great. but i'm a little worried of that stand? will it be able to hold that tank filled up for a long time?

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Old 11-18-2012, 07:12 AM   #26
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Yay! I love that skink. One day, when I am done spending money on my aquariums and photography (that will be awhile from now ) I want to get a blue tounged skink. They are so funny and different.
I get them in my yard all the time



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Old 01-13-2013, 06:49 PM   #27
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Hows the lightfixture working out and updated pic please :0)
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:38 PM   #28
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Hows the lightfixture working out and updated pic please :0)
Hah, you picked a good day....I'm about to tear this tank down completely, and not set it up again. Just didn't turn out the way I wanted and I have no desire to spend any more money on it. I don't think I've even turned the light on for over a month. My one 60P tank is enough....
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:08 AM   #29
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I just got a 40b and looking for a light that will get me in the mid light range any suggestions. Getting my equipment and things now. I loved the first tank with the java fern.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:09 AM   #30
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I just got a 40b and looking for a light that will get me in the mid light range any suggestions. Getting my equipment and things now. I loved the first tank with the java fern.
Yeah, the one that's on my/this tank now! (Marineland LED Double Bright 36" to 48") You should buy it! It's a shame because I just bought it when I was setting this new tank up, but I won't be using it so I was thinking of putting it on the Swap and Shop for $80 Shipped and PayPal'd
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