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Old 03-25-2013, 05:50 PM   #1
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Geronimoumd's 12 Gal Long Journal - "The Jungle Nook"


Here is the beginning of my office Jungle Tank. Perfect time to start the journal as it has been snowing all day here in Maryland and no one is working.

So far, the tank and the light are up on the desk. Added the ADA Amazonia at lunch.

The plan:

TANK: Mr. Aqua 12 Gal Long
SUBSTRATE: ADA Aquasoil Amazonia - 9 Liters
LIGHT: Catalina Aquarium T5 Solar 1 Bulb 36"
FILTRATION: Eheim 2215
CO2: Deluxe AQUATEK CO2 Regulator with Integrated Solenoid
MISC: Manzanita Branch, Atomic CO2 Diffuser - 50mm, GLA Green Fertilizer Package: Micros & Macros, GLA Glass Thermometer - 5mm
HEATER: ????, need to find out if my office building is heated over the weekend. If not, inline heater to be ordered.


Plants on the way: Elatine Triandra from sjb1987! Going to DSM carpet most of the tank with this plant.
Also waiting on my Manzanita from PC1. Hopefully that will show up today so i can start playing around with the placement.

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Old 03-25-2013, 05:56 PM   #2
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Awesome! !!... I love dimensions of the 12 long.....gonna look sweet john
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:02 PM   #3
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Thanks Sean! Hopefully the weather will warm up for when your plants arrive!
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:41 PM   #4
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That's a nice start!
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The 12 long looks like it will be a perfect fit for that space! I can't wait to see it progress into your jungle!
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:30 AM   #6
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Looking forward to the planting.
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:33 AM   #7
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great tank. I like the dimensions. What's your target fauna?
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:10 AM   #8
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the snow was a bitch this morning.

I really like the look of those 12g long's
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:37 AM   #9
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Thanks for all the positive feedback all!

As far as the fauna goes, i am thinking PFR shrimp and otos. Got a few months with the DSM to think it over.
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Default Manzanita is here!

So my Manzanita Branch from PC1 finally came! Just in time too to see how i want to position the Elatine Triandra thats on its way.

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getting alot of pop-ins to the office already today... whats going on over there! is that a fishtank? hopefully no one causes a stink...
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looks really shapr! Who is PC1? I am looking for some wood as well
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PC1 is a member here. He also runs http://www.manzanita-driftwood.com
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That's a nice pieces of wood for that tank!
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That wood looks great in the tank! I had a lot of people keep asking me if I'm going to have a lizard in my tank, or spiders or something. It's not a refugium people!
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Old 03-27-2013, 04:45 PM   #15
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now with the addition of plants, i see the volume of people going even higher!

Here is today's update. Beautiful Elatine Triandra from sjb1987 came exactly at noon today. Perfect timing to plant on lunch break. Sean did an excellent job packaging and shipping it, it came looking perfect.

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gave it a mist over and sealed it up with saran wrap!

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next up on monday, flame moss and fissidens for the manzanita!
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