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Old 01-05-2014, 08:26 PM   #1
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300 Gallon planted


I have high hopes to have it up and running by next week with livestock. It is currently housing a bearded dragon.


How it use to look


I need to seal up the overflows and reseal one seam. Assuming these two things can be done tomorrow I will move forward with adding livestock this coming Friday.
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Old 01-05-2014, 08:29 PM   #2
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Nice sps corals you have in that picture. Any reason why you decided to go from reef to planted? Aside from that i look forward to looking at the developments of your future planted tank.
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:51 AM   #3
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Looking forward to see what you do with this one. My mind runs wild thinking of how I would aquascape that beast.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:12 AM   #4
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Be sure to cycle the tank. It looks like you know what your doing, but getting livestock in a week is pretty rough on the fish if there is no bacteria in the filter.

That reef looked amazing.

Can't wait to see this progress.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:27 AM   #5
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:O Dat Reef
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:22 AM   #6
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wow! what's the dimensions of this aquarium,

it's going to be awesome planted!
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:55 AM   #7
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Love deep dimension tanks. Oh the possibilities.

Next week is a bit soon to start adding livestock. Unless you are considering plants livestock.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:04 AM   #8
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Oh the possibilities...
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:21 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by WillT View Post
-I need to seal up the overflows-
Meaning that you can't use them????

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooooooooooOOOOOOOOoooooooo! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sump it!

Unless of course you are using them, in that case great plan.
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:30 PM   #10
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People kinda worry a bit too much I believe about putting fish in too soon and not letting a tank cycle but in my experience as long as its heavily planted and you do daily or bi daily water changes in the first few weeks the plants and w/c take care of any ammonia buildup. Personally ive never had a problem doing that in addition I usually add some ceramic rings from a cycled tank into the new one just in case.

Do you have any idea how you will scape this tank? Really excited to see what you will do!
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:34 PM   #11
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Good lord, those corals are huge! Never seen any so grown-in before.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:01 PM   #13
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Daaaamn. I want that take for my pleco once he gets bigger. Where can I find one of those buggers(tanks)?
Have you figured out your plant or fish list yet?
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