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Old 10-20-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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6gal Long - Clouded Creek


Hello fishfolk!

I haven't shared this tank online in many places, but here's my 6gal looong unplanted, unheated tank. It's just rockwork, sand and six white clouds, very simple.




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Old 10-20-2013, 09:01 PM   #2
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dam that background is amazing, its really simple but I love it, it has an urban feel to it :s , where did you get the flat rocks on the bottom from, its a really good idea and might try it in my 20g!
thanks for sharing!
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Hey thanks horsedude!

The background is made up of a few found rocks and a bunch of petrified wood pieces. Everything is stuck to a plexiglass sheet using GreatStuff expanding foam. Some gravel was added in to fill gaps.

The flat rocks are just pieces of slate tile that I picked up at a hardware store.
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Thats pretty cool.
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Old 10-24-2013, 04:17 AM   #5
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Looks way bigger than a 6 gallon. I like it.
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Very cool. I tried something like that once and it was no where near the success that yours is. Any plans for plants? That tank could look amazing with a little planting!
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wow man. now that's detail. it looks huge for a 6g
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Thats pretty cool.
Hey thanks!

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Looks way bigger than a 6 gallon. I like it.
Thank you!

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Very cool. I tried something like that once and it was no where near the success that yours is. Any plans for plants? That tank could look amazing with a little planting!
Thanks dude! I'm not sure what I wanna do plantwise... I kinda like how stark it is in comparison to my other tanks.

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wow man. now that's detail. it looks huge for a 6g
The devil is in the details, my friend.


Unfortunately, this tank has had to go on the back-burner for the time being. The fish were constantly hiding in the rockwork and have been since rehomed into another tank. I was also getting this strange moldy-growth on the rocks and glass, totally unlike anything I'd seen before. Plan is to tear down the tank, clean it up, get a new filter, put the scape back in and try out some natural bee shrimp. That's a ways away though.
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