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Old 12-06-2012, 02:18 AM   #46
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To each their own indeed I like a whole ensemble, nice stand, nice lighting, nice tank.

The one thing I DO like hidden, filtration and heating equipment, but others like easy access to it all hehe

also i hate how without a canopy the light spreads out away from the tank alot more lightin half the room , obviously depending on the distance it was raised, and if u need to get to ur lighting that often something is wrong with the setup in my eyes, the only thing i like in the tank is intake and output. nothing else when it comes to equipment i side with the looks that most of the ada tanks do. but i like it through the bottom with bulkheads with pvc and have the scape hide them.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:22 AM   #47
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To each their own indeed I like a whole ensemble, nice stand, nice lighting, nice tank.

The one thing I DO like hidden, filtration and heating equipment, but others like easy access to it all hehe
well I was planning on setting up my 10gal sump/refugium with my heater in it but not sure if my current heater will fit I'll have to wait and see.
as for lighting /canopy my other tanks have T5HO and my 40 has LEDs. I love planted tanks but my main focus on the tanks are my Angels.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:23 AM   #48
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well I was planning on setting up my 10gal sump/refugium with my heater in it but not sure if my current heater will fit I'll have to wait and see.
as for lighting /canopy my other tanks have T5HO and my 40 has LEDs. I love planted tanks but my main focus on the tanks are my Angels.
oh yeah lucky for my my 10 gal fits inside my stand definitely didn't measure before I built the stand, lucky break I guess
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:32 AM   #49
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oh yeah lucky for my my 10 gal fits inside my stand definitely didn't measure before I built the stand, lucky break I guess

Can you post any pics of that? I was planning a 10 gallon quarantine tank for mine to keep in the stand, petsmart has a very basic 10 gallon kit that I imagine will work. I'd like to see how someone else has that done.

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Old 12-06-2012, 02:41 AM   #50
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Can you post any pics of that? I was planning a 10 gallon quarantine tank for mine to keep in the stand, petsmart has a very basic 10 gallon kit that I imagine will work. I'd like to see how someone else has that done.

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sure might not be this weekend as my wife is 41 wks pregnant but I plan on finishing a lot of my projects over Xmas
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:46 AM   #51
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Wow! She's about ready to pop eh? Congrats on the new baby!

I guess with that going on, I'll give you a pass for the timing on it lol, take as long as ya need.

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Old 12-06-2012, 03:04 AM   #52
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Can you post any pics of that? I was planning a 10 gallon quarantine tank for mine to keep in the stand, petsmart has a very basic 10 gallon kit that I imagine will work. I'd like to see how someone else has that done.

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like just a 10 gal planted? or what? i used the hood with the 2 incadecent bulbs and used 2 14 watt sylvania cfl's on it and it did amazing, not sure this is what ur looking for or not
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:14 AM   #53
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Probably not even planted... I'm talking as simple as can be... Gravel and PVC in it for fish to hide in, just a holding tank for quarantine, nothing for show.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:14 AM   #54
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Here's my 40.





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Old 12-06-2012, 05:26 AM   #55
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Here's mine



Still working at getting it set up, I ordered the stand last night, and I just have a bit of small items to buy before I am able to set it up.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:54 AM   #56
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M00se- I'm really digging that setup. Very lush! Thanks for the addition!
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:55 AM   #57
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Noahma- aquascape in progress eh? Pretty cool to see the method behind the madness. Where are you ordering the stand from?
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:13 AM   #58
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I like this, just saying...
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:41 AM   #59
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Want plan is that growing out of the water at the back?

Looking to accomplish the same thing on mine.
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:02 PM   #60
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Thanks for the props, guys...always a work in progress! That's the fun isn't it?!

Kayen, I think you mean this one:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/my...e_verticillata

That plant grows explosively and propagates via runners. If I neglect it for 2+ weeks I have to get it out from behind spray pipes, the intakes, off the tank edges. I love it's looks though.

I would love to look at your tank(s) but I have a DNS block on my work machine that won't let me see photobucket pix. Draconian things...
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