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Old 01-25-2013, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Nick's 75g first planted tank (algae help needed)

First post is for updating info, normal beginning post will come next!


Tank/Stand (Craigslist) - $125
Glass top (included) - $0
Foam/Duct Tape (Home Depot) - $12
Glass top pieces (Home Depot) - $3
Glass top pieces (Pet Solutions) - $13
Shims - $2 (Home Depot)

Safe T Sorb 60lbs (Tractor Supply) - $13

Fluval 406 (Amazon Seller) - $130

AquaTop GH200 (Amazon) - $17
Thermometer (Petco) - $3

Diamond Fixture (Home Depot) - $35
2 48" 32-watt 6500k fluorescent bulbs (Home Depot) - $10
3 prong timer (Home Depot) - $10
Hanging Stuff (Lowe's) - $14

Surge protector (Home Depot) - $13

Transplants - $0
New - $75 est.

New - $100 est.

Goal: Keep under $550 for all the stuff used exclusively for this tank.

Total so far: $400
Remaining estimate: $175
Total estimate: $575
Over/Under goal estimate: $(25)


Substrate (solved) -

Lighting (solved) -

Fertilizer (solved) -

Filter (solved) -

75g Journal:
29g Journal:
TPT says I'm an algae grower... I'd like to think of myself as one hell of a Cabomba farmer.

Last edited by Rush3737; 02-13-2013 at 12:08 AM.. Reason: Will be updating
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