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Old 06-01-2011, 10:36 PM   #31
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I actually covered all the slits with lava rock to prevent blocking. That has been working on my other tanks.

Why don't you just get a chiller for your HK tanks? I think that is mandatory with the hot Asian summers. I don't think any Bees or Tigers will do well with HK summer weather. I wouldn't risk expensive shrimps due to the lack of equipment.

If my tanks was in Asia....I would have a PRL or PBL tank for sure...
I want to keep my tank as low tech as possible, and I don't want to raise CRS that much to want to get a chiller. My fish have been surviving the summer and winter of HK without chillers or heaters. I think the cherries will too, not sure about the tigers though, I will find out what I get back to HK.

What is PRL and PBL may I ask?
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:54 PM   #32
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Pure Red/Black Line usually from Japan...never crossed with goldens.....
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Old 06-02-2011, 01:32 AM   #33
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Any more updates to this Howard? I wanna see pictures!
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Old 06-02-2011, 01:39 AM   #34
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It is cloudy and cycling right now...not much to look at. I will post updated pic when the light gets here from AFA....
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:58 AM   #35
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nice setup!

i saw my thread posted in here too. kekekeke.
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Old 06-02-2011, 12:10 PM   #36
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Pretty cool setup man. I know a lot of people are against UGFs however ive always used them in the past with no problems really. Looking forward to the final setup.
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Old 06-02-2011, 02:01 PM   #37
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That light you are getting looks awesome, is it powerful enough to grow dwarf hair grass?

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Old 06-03-2011, 05:31 AM   #38
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Hey bud, is this the tank the wood I'm sending you is going in? Fantastic looking!!! One of these days I'm going to have to break down and pick up one of these ADA tanks. Great job
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:26 AM   #39
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The light arrived today. Surprisingly small in a good way, however not enough light to grow any plants besides moss/anubias/ferns. Still thinking about planting some DHG in the background separated with a partition to prevent it from spreading to the foreground. Do you guys think DHG will grow in this tank?

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Light thickness compared to Bic lighter. Slick.

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Took out a ugly moss wall from another tank to help the cycle. House is to weigh it down. This moss and mesh is temporary.

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First plants in this tank. X-Mas moss and Duckweed

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Old 06-04-2011, 06:38 AM   #40
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great shrimp tank.........60P awesome!!!!
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:50 AM   #41
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I believe you have the chair positioning wrong, it should be directly in front of the tank

Oh, and where did you find that rock?
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Old 06-04-2011, 03:20 PM   #42
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I picked out the rock in person at AFA last time I drove through SF. I tried finding a couple other smaller ones of the same type but they only had big ones. The chair is for my kids so they don't try to climb the stand.
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:35 PM   #43
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Coo-el rock - looks like the moon. Is this the TT tank? They will show very nicely on that dark grey.
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:51 PM   #44
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Yes, shrimp whisperer...this is the final destination for my TTs. Now where can I find some fire orange Neocaridinas to make this tank all orange? If I find some...I dub this tank...Agent Orange...
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Old 06-04-2011, 08:02 PM   #45
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DO IT! Your tank would look like molten lava!
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