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Old 05-11-2011, 06:21 AM   #1
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:42 AM   #2
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Nice room! There is a good deal in the sale section right now some guy getting rid of a bunch of co2 stuff. Check it out.

How is your electric bill? lol
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:28 AM   #3
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That looks really nice! Especially when compared to some of the other "fish rooms" I've seen. I can't stand the "warehouse" look. Lol. This is 100x better!
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:28 AM   #4
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captain nemo's huh. Where do you live in PA? I'm just on the western most edge of philly.

Sweet fish room though. That diy shelving unit is pretty hardcore.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:25 AM   #5
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It looks really nice.
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:38 AM   #6
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You are in the Greater Philly area (I just assume because of hte Nemo's comment), you should check out BCAS There are a bunch of clubs in Jersey and many in PA, DC, MD. I am on the board and members of a LOT of the local clubs, please don't hesitate to hit me up if you need some links to club meetings or information. You would not regret it! Also, this summer, my "local" club where I am on the board is hosting the annual ACA Convention! You should definitely make that! The links is www.ccadoesaca.com
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:50 AM   #7
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yay thank u guys a lot for many infos!

i think i will buy that used co2 set up, finally found one!

and where can i fill it up? i live in montgo county now, working near tacony bridge (NE philly area)

and last month, i drove to goergia to pick up some fish(only 1100miles from home)
so i can drive!

its my first month of running a fishroom, adding more aquariums

so about 20 aquaclear filters running , 450watt of light and a heater for room

u think electric bill for next month will surprise me? T.T im scared

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Old 05-11-2011, 12:23 PM   #8
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If it were me, I would consider a central linear airpump for the fishroom. If using co2 for high light setups, this wouldn't be ideal but I run about 70 or so tanks off one 80w pump to help keep my electricity costs down. I also heat the room, not the tanks (less equipment in them as well) and use a central timer for all the lights so that they are on a set schedule.

Its looking very crisp and neat!
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:39 PM   #9
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Nice looking setup.

I might be interested in cherry shrimp in a month or two. I'll PM you when I get to that point. I'm in Abington township as well. Small world.
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Old 05-11-2011, 01:26 PM   #10
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cool fishroom, looks very clean. I'm quite jealous
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Old 05-11-2011, 01:40 PM   #11
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yay thank u guys a lot for many infos!

i think i will buy that used co2 set up, finally found one!

and where can i fill it up? i live in montgo county now, working near tacony bridge (NE philly area)
I get mine from Keen air gas (or something like that) in upper darby.
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Old 05-11-2011, 02:13 PM   #12
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Nice fish room. I have a room at my shop but can't seem to keep it neat and tidy. When I see the fire department pull up for the annual inspection it's a mad rush to clear a path for them, lol

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If it were me, I would consider a central linear airpump for the fishroom.
I have an Alita AL 40. That's a few years old but never used.

http://www.aquacave.com/alita-al40-l...-pump-183.html
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Old 05-11-2011, 02:16 PM   #13
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Hrm, 9 tanks... I dunno, I think you need to add another to make it an even 10. Course then you'd want a couple more to round out the dozen. Why not 13 for a baker's dozen? Well, if you're going to add 5 more tanks, just go for 7 instead, that's a lucky number. But 16 tanks? That's just not going to look right, better get it up to a nice round 20. You know...
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:42 PM   #14
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I wish I had space, to have a room like yours!
My tanks are spread throughout the house!
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:40 PM   #15
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ah it took me 5yrs to put all of them in one room and keep adding more aquariums as jason said... u know... i dont have much knowledge of central linear airpump or sponge filters which i like to learn soon. also im not a expert breeder, just like to raise and watch fish
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