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Old 11-12-2013, 10:33 PM   #91
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Very true. Low light tanks are an exercise in patience in order to get growth, and once you dial them in there's not much tinkering to be had. My routine consists of water top offs every few days, feed daily, water change once a month. Good thing I have a bunch of other tanks to tinker with. However the low light is the one I find the most relaxing.
My wife always bugs me about my high tech and asks me why the low tech always looks good. I tell her it's because there is nothing to mess up. She knows that's something of interest to me, haha, so it's kind of funny that as much as she hates my high tech right now, I need something to mess up and rebuild consistently.
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:24 PM   #92
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wondering the same thing. and also where did you find that bottle labeled "excel"?
Ive had the filter for around a year, cant say anything bad really, its worked well.

for the bottles i used these, and made my own labels.
http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=91725
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Old 11-18-2013, 06:20 AM   #93
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random under cabinet shot for my 60-p
this is clean and inspiring... the cabinet under my tank is so much messier than this, need to find some brackets for my hoses like you have.
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:24 PM   #94
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Old 12-11-2013, 05:43 AM   #95
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:46 PM   #96
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I think it's looking better now, what do you all think?


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Old 12-20-2013, 08:48 PM   #97
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Looking better. Needs a background though. Maybe white or black posterboard?


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Old 12-20-2013, 08:49 PM   #98
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I'm actually searching the house at the moment for one.


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Old 01-11-2014, 10:28 PM   #99
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Hey!
If qualified I would like to join the club.. It's my low tech 60p with 7 neons and 3 Cory cats. Running since late October.
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Old 01-12-2014, 02:48 AM   #100
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Looks good to both of you!
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Old 01-12-2014, 07:13 PM   #101
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If qualified I would like to join the club.. It's my low tech 60p with 7 neons and 3 Cory cats. Running since late October.
Tank looks good!
Sure... why not?

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Old 01-29-2014, 01:42 AM   #102
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Keeping the 60p Club fresh with my latest (crappy cellphone) pic! Besta stand included

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Old 01-29-2014, 01:45 AM   #103
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:54 AM   #104
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Wasup Brian! Looks good! I like the Africana colour, how are you liking it compare to AquaSoil?
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:20 AM   #105
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Wasup Brian! Looks good! I like the Africana colour, how are you liking it compare to AquaSoil?
Tony, I really like it. I had Africana before not too long ago in my GLA and AquaTop cube, but this is my first time with the powder type. I must say, I really like the look of it, both in color and in granule size. At first I couldn't justify the added cost to go powder, but since I got sent the wrong bag of AS from AFA, they hooked me up on a good deal. I need to test my parameters ASAP to see if it's even leaching any ammonia. I've read that Africana buffers better than Amazonia and doesn't leach much ammonia. I might be able to stock my tank sooner than later if that's the case.
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