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Old 09-15-2013, 12:17 AM   #1
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I got this tank from a pet store, they closing from their freshwater section. Its a cool tank, the back and sides r all blacked out.



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Old 09-15-2013, 09:19 PM   #2
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The tank only had one access hole for everything, which I noticed after I put in substrate and some water.
I found a saw hole made for acrylic, glass and granite for like 6 bucks on amazon dot com. So a hole sawing we go. Plus i found some you tube videos to show how to use the tool correctly. Click image for larger version

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Old 01-10-2014, 09:09 PM   #3
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Finally have everything I need. I've been real busy. So the tank was in the back burner for a while. Now time to purchase some plants

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Old 01-11-2014, 06:35 PM   #4
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What regulator is that? Azoo ?
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Old 01-20-2014, 04:15 AM   #5
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why yes it is
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Old 01-24-2014, 11:09 PM   #6
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Its alive...I mean its planted;-)

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Old 02-08-2014, 10:32 PM   #7
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I saw some post about plants being bought at petsmart.surprisingly people has had good results with those plants in a bag with gel. I found the best looking downi in the world.lucky me!!

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Old 02-09-2014, 03:55 AM   #8
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Here's 2weeks of growth.
I got over 20plants from this packet of downi. Hope it fills in

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Old 02-09-2014, 05:55 PM   #9
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Just give the downoi iron and it'll grow nice and big
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:37 PM   #10
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Cool thanx for the reply.im using the ei method.I think im dosing 3ml every other day. Do u think I should be adding more???

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Old 03-08-2014, 09:20 PM   #11
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Jus a quick update, plants doing well. Im getting more sun than usual.and im getting algae to on the acrylic Time to lower the blinds n close a little.



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