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Old 01-18-2013, 10:52 PM   #16
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To be fair, one Fluval Edge is equivalent to 2 normal tanks. The amount of work that needs to be done, takes twice as long because of that stupid small opening.

You guys ever try catching shrimps in the 12 gallon? A planted 12 gallon with wood and rocks, it will drive you MAD! I gave up and just left them there.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:32 AM   #17
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125
75x2
44
40
29
20

I'm on the lookout for a 55 or more.

And I'm having a blast!
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:26 AM   #18
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Let's see. There is another thread very much like this. But I will play.
Family Room
1-55 Tetra tank
1-45 Community (my son's tank Well he likes watching the fish I clean it)
Kitchen
1-55 Gourami
1-20L Turtle

Fish house.
8- 22 gallon breeder tanks on racks, 3 with emersed plants, 5 waiting fior me to decide what to breed
1-75 cycling. Unsure as to final fish yet.
1- 20L plants. No fish. Yet.
1-29 Plants dirted
1- 40B cycling
1-10 gallon cichlids
1-10 gallon plecos
1-10 gallon dirted.
1-55 gallon doing a waterfall/river biotope.

Still have another 55. 1- 20L, 2-15s, 2-20H, 4-22 breeders, 1-5, 2-10s
There's more, for a total right now of 33 tanks.

In the near future I am looking for another 75/90 to put in the wall. I had a closet designed to house it when the house was built. So you'd have the tank, fireplace and TV on one wall.
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:33 AM   #19
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Bwahahahhahaha
75,55,40, 29, an aqua Japan and a tiny tank at work.. Just took down 4 tanks in a vertical rack. Going to design and hopefully build very large tank, more like a palladium built into the corner of my living room.

So does that answer your query.......LOL


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I have a 75 planted high tech, a 40b for my puffer, and a 7.9 gallon shrimp tank. I have pretty much had tanks all my life, but went two years without one. It wasn't until last year that I start re-accumulating them. I have had a 55, a 20, and 2 10 gallon tanks in that span as well. I have 1 10g that I would love to set up again but I live in a tiny apartment with my husband our border collie and 2 cats. We just simply don't have the room. Heck if my shrimp tank wasn't going as good as it is I would take it down too for the time being. The worst part for me: The deals on craigslist! Ugh! Someone had a nice 125g for $75 yesterday. The amount of good deals in my area are hard to pass up.
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I got my daughter a 10g with cute pink stuff in it.. Read the tpt forums and now it's mine with all kinds of green stuff in it

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Its been two months and i already have a 12G fluval edge and 5.5G fluval chi on the go... and today i caught my self eyeing the fluval spec V.. i swear this is an addiction.. I'm almost wondering if i should just buy one big tank and be done with it.... haha

Does this seem to be a common problem around here?
To answer your question. No. It's not an addiction nor a problem.
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Old 01-19-2013, 05:32 AM   #23
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I had five at my maximum, now I just keep a 55 and a 20 and a 12.5. All in the same room so I can trim and do water changes in about 1 hour.
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I used to have a bunch of tanks. I always thought it would be cool to have different types of tanks, different dimensions, different types of plants, different types of fish, different styles of scaping.

What I found is that my tanks that required little maintenance became my worst enemies because I didn't put in the few minutes per day and 1 hour a week to keep them up. I missed a lot of the signs something isn't right, due to putting all my attention on new tanks. I finally got to where I would do everything I should, but that took up a lot of time.

I now have two tanks, or two filled tanks I should say. I have equipment for at least another 2 tanks, most of it higher end stuff. I am sure I could piece together at least 2 more if I wanted to with lower end stuff.

I love having just 2 tanks. It makes life so much easier. One is exactly what I want (minus blatterwort I doubt I will ever get rid of), one is coming along and every problem I have had gets solved quickly as I have the time to do so. I also pay much more attention to them as I have the time and energy, before I could only really focus on 2-3 tanks and the others would suffer.

If I could go back in time, I would have just spent all my money on a really high end tank or two. I could easily have the nicest setup I would ever want for all the excess money I spent on extra tanks, even though I did many on a budget, it adds up.
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Old 01-19-2013, 08:18 PM   #25
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of course, I can stop any time I want to.....





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Old 01-26-2013, 12:23 AM   #26
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Okay.. i have an addiction.. i am now up to six.... :|

I picked up 4 10gallons in the past few days with some master plan to breed shrimp and fish . yep its a problem!
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