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Old 01-03-2013, 05:52 PM   #31
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yea i cant wait to see everything grow, thats always the worst part the waiting game. but yea the more i look at it the more i like just the white sand. cause the DHG will get around 6-7in if u let it. so i could be fine just how it is. but im def going to straiten out the sand when i do a water change today.
I am a fan of sand beds, so my opinion may be biased, HAHA!
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:44 PM   #32
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got a few new things today in the mail! got my set of Pfertz and my new ehiem 2213 filter so no more noisy HOB filter that wasnt cycling the tank well. also moved out my blyxa from my 10g into this tank to add some texture difference and height to some of the areas of the tank should look nice once they fill out a little. also bumped up the co2 and light intensity a little bit to get some better growth



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Old 01-08-2013, 11:24 PM   #33
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Looking good man.
I would slide the intake over behind the big rock and make it disappear

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Old 01-08-2013, 11:48 PM   #34
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Looking good man.
I would slide the intake over behind the big rock and make it disappear

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Even if the rock rests on the intake tube, it won't hurt it as long as the grill isn't blocked. The tank is looking awesome!
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:02 AM   #35
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Your tank is looking great dude — very strong. And h4n's suggestion is solid.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:31 AM   #36
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got a few new things today in the mail! got my set of Pfertz and my new ehiem 2213 filter so no more noisy HOB filter that wasnt cycling the tank well. also moved out my blyxa from my 10g into this tank to add some texture difference and height to some of the areas of the tank should look nice once they fill out a little. also bumped up the co2 and light intensity a little bit to get some better growth



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Looks great!! I think it would look great with blyxa in the corners!
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:41 AM   #37
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Looking good man.
I would slide the intake over behind the big rock and make it disappear

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thanks! yea i tried but the heater is back there to theres not much space im going to try to shimmy it back there but i just wanted to to get the thing running and in the tank today.

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Even if the rock rests on the intake tube, it won't hurt it as long as the grill isn't blocked. The tank is looking awesome!
thanks and yea thats probly what will end up happening haha

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Your tank is looking great dude very strong. And h4n's suggestion is solid.
thanks man! yea def

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Looks great!! I think it would look great with blyxa in the corners!
i tried it there and it looked a little off. im trying to keep any height centered around the big rock to keep the focus on the rock.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:05 AM   #38
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Ahh I see! Sound good! Maybe try something else there. Something so it doesn't attract attention, but it makes it not empty and distracting to the eyes
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:21 AM   #39
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Ahh I see! Sound good! Maybe try something else there. Something so it doesn't attract attention, but it makes it not empty and distracting to the eyes

well once the DHG takes off i should be set it will cover every inch of the tank if i let it haha
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:32 AM   #40
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got a couple rummy's today! hopefully they stay alive while the tank cycles.


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Old 01-10-2013, 03:34 AM   #41
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Impressive rockwork
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:57 AM   #42
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I love how monolithic your scape feels! Looking really good.
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The rummies are gonna be a great addition! Hope they survive that cycle!
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:32 AM   #44
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Impressive rockwork
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I love how monolithic your scape feels! Looking really good.
thank you, thats exactly what i was going for. an over the top rock hardscape!

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The rummies are gonna be a great addition! Hope they survive that cycle!
yea def, i had two already from my 20g that i moved over then got a couple more so they wouldn't be lonely. im trying to decide of fish for this tank still. idk if i want to go with a bunch more of he rummys and do blue tetras or just keep this small school then go with a huge school of blue tetras. all i know for now is that i want some blue tetras in this tank. i have never kept them before and they have them at my lfs.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:37 AM   #45
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Looks very very cool! *going to go outside and search for cool rocks*
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