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Old 05-16-2015, 03:11 PM   #1
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13g mr aqua bow front high tech build


I've been collecting equipment for a few months now and I finally got my final piece, the 24/7. This is my first high tech tank so let's hope it goes well Here's what I'm starting with.Click image for larger version

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Now it's time to build the stand.Click image for larger version

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I'll post my progression on the stand. I would love some suggestions on plants. Thanks!


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Old 05-16-2015, 04:36 PM   #2
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Grats on getting all the items! Any idea on inhabitants?
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Old 05-16-2015, 06:58 PM   #3
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I'm leaning towards a pair of electric blue rams or scarlet badis.


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Old 05-17-2015, 05:41 PM   #4
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Great start, cant wait to see how your stand turns out as I really like the 11.4 bowfront. I'm a little jealous as i havn't received my planted+ fixtures yet

Badis with perhaps a small school of chili rasbora would be pretty cool, badis are super mellow. Rams are awesome but they have high heat requirements (82-87F), in my opinion best are left to a species tank.

Best of luck!
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:19 PM   #5
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good luck gettin the stand sorted out
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:27 PM   #6
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Here's a little progress on the stand.Click image for larger version

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Old 05-17-2015, 08:28 PM   #7
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And it fits !!!Click image for larger version

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Old 05-18-2015, 12:40 AM   #8
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Hey nice job.

You gonna do anything more to accommodate the equipment?
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very cool looking set up!
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:26 AM   #10
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Hey nice job.

You gonna do anything more to accommodate the equipment?

For sure! I'm going to skin the outside and build a shelf in the center.


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Old 05-18-2015, 05:21 AM   #11
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You might want to add some wood to the stand. As of now the weight will be held solely by 8 screws. I would add a couple 2x4's either on the front or side of the vertical pieces you have.
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fallowing this one for sure, sexy looking tank
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Old 05-24-2015, 11:54 PM   #13
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Ok, so I started skinning the stand and realized it's going to turn out a little different. Here's where it is.Click image for larger version

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Old 05-28-2015, 04:29 AM   #14
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Stand is done other than painting and putting on the door. It turned out better than I though since the last update. Plants coming in the next couple days so it's time to get this baby finished!Click image for larger version

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Old 05-28-2015, 05:23 AM   #15
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Nice start, looks like you have some great equipment and hard scape elements

Will be following along
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