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Old 02-02-2011, 02:38 PM   #1
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MrChach's Bedside Breeder OCT 2012 UPDATE!


The Woodscape and how it starts.



My MTS is coming along. I have the top soil prepped to go and yesterday I ordered some things!

SunSun Filter
1lb Morrocan clay Powder
55oz First Layer Pure Laterite
5lb Sulfate of Potash
2 lb Dolomitic Calcium Carbonate
Hagen Glo T5HO Ballast and Endcaps 2x24w
53x84" Parachute Material Sheet Mylar Silver Colored


Oooh Lala!

Topped with 35.2lbs of Fluval Plant/Shrimp Stratum

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Old 02-02-2011, 04:30 PM   #2
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Great wood. Enjoy the 40B.
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:51 AM   #3
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New Woodscape! Tell me your thoughts.

Also... Got some goodies!
The dark thing is Red Morocan Clay (powdered)


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Old 02-12-2011, 12:53 AM   #4
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I want to do the same in a 17 gal. It looks great!
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:55 AM   #5
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That wood is insane! I do love the first original scape though. The second scape looks too symmetrical for me, and seems off in some way. Just a noob's 0.02.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:04 AM   #6
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def go for the first scape, looks pretty nice. that tank is gonna be fun to work on, I'm getting for myself soon...
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Old 02-21-2011, 01:54 AM   #7
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Default UPDATES!!! Stand Time

Worked on a stand a few hours today with the help of my GF.








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Old 03-25-2011, 02:26 AM   #8
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UPDATES!!!

Co2 Atomizer installed for co2
Tank dry setup with no plants or water

hopefully this weekend but her she goes...





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Old 03-25-2011, 02:38 AM   #9
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WOW that's one beautiful stand!
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Old 03-27-2011, 02:56 PM   #10
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Got a little water added...
Got some plants put in...

Changed the basic idea of the amazon biotope.
Added alot of asianistics.

2- Crypt Wendtii Bronze
3 - Java Fern
1 - Amazon sword
2 - Anubias 'Nana' Petite

The left side seems empty to me, I've got some "rarer" plants coming in a few days.





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Old 04-09-2011, 10:46 PM   #11
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Added alot today since I had 0 ammonia/nitrite/nitrate

Pictures will be letter once everything settles... but for now a teaser.

1 Crypt Florida Sunset
2 Crypt Dewitii
1 Red Tiger Lotus
1 Staurogyne Repens (tropica 049)
1 Staurogyne "Porto Velho"

5 Panda Cory
2 SAE
1 Pair Pelvicachromis taeniatus "kienke"
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Old 04-09-2011, 11:29 PM   #12
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You did a great job on the stand!
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Old 04-13-2011, 01:04 AM   #13
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Added 2 Barclaya Logifolia "Red Form"
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:34 PM   #14
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Pelvicachromis just laid eggs!!!

AND I WATCHED IT! UH! WOOT!
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Old 04-16-2011, 11:02 PM   #15
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That's a beauty of a stand! How have the plants done growing in?

Also, what was the rationale behind putting the light together as you did, rather than installing a complete fixture up there?
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