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Old 07-04-2006, 03:54 AM   #1
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Here are some quick pics of my 37 and 15g tanks.

The 37g:


The 15g:



In the 15g I have the following:
4 tiger barbs
1 dwarf gourami
3 neon tetras
2 bleeding heart tetras

Amazon Sword
Java Moss
Java Fern
Wendtii Crypts
Red Ludwegia
Rotala Indica

In the 37g I have:
Anacharis
Soon To come:
1 Bristlenose Pleco
3 Angels
4 rams or 4 apistos
possibly a small school of tetras

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Old 07-04-2006, 04:26 AM   #2
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looking sparse, but a good start. 4 rams or apistos is a lot to have in one tank, i would stick to a mated pair of each.
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Old 07-04-2006, 03:01 PM   #3
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Yeah, I'll see what I can do. And I already know what will happen if my fish breed....
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Old 07-05-2006, 03:47 AM   #4
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i've just heard that dwarf chichlids set up pretty big territories for their size... ideally you would want more depth and width, but you have a lot of height. vertical tanks are hard to do... im interested to see where your's takes you.
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Old 07-05-2006, 04:03 AM   #5
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Looks like a good start! I would yank out any plastic plants, but that is just me And I fill all my tanks up so I don't see the water line, plus the light won't reflect into your eyes.

Apropos light, what do you plan to have over your 37? You might want to "fill it up" with fast-growing stem plants to help balancing out things and avoid some major algae experiences.
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Old 07-05-2006, 02:19 PM   #6
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you have to be careful if you're going to fill your tank to the line. i did it for like 5 minutes, and it was a little too close for comfort as far as my lighting goes.
i have a tall tank too, so i'd really like to see what happens with yours.
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Old 07-05-2006, 05:49 PM   #7
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Yeah, the plastic plants are only there till I get more real plants in there. I am probably going to get some vals for the other back corner to hide the filter.
Since I'm short for my age, I can barely reach the bottom in my 37g, so my dad and my bro help me with it.

Any ideas for South American plants for my 37g?
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Old 07-30-2006, 06:16 PM   #11
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Might consider resizing those images as they blow out the margins.
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Old 07-31-2006, 01:47 AM   #12
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Quote:
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Might consider resizing those images as they blow out the margins.
yeah,......

it looks like you have at least one pair of blue rams... you also might want to add some rocks/driftwood...

angles look great! they are really really good looking and will love the tall tank!

as for plants i would look into cabomba and some nice big amazon swords in the corners! it would look great!

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