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Old 12-28-2013, 07:34 AM   #1
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Fluval Edge 6g |Iwagumi thrust of love|


Fluval Edge 6g w/ 42 LED Light bar (Fluval 12gallon light)
Desktop lamp 13w (Otto lite)

Aquatic Life regulator Paintball

ADA AquaSoil

2 dwarf puffers (best of pals!)

Plants HC Cuba Blyxa something

Title: Suggested by a friend after seeing the two rocks.

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Old 12-28-2013, 04:52 PM   #2
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Nice! As the master of carpets, you should be able to grow that HC no sweat!


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Old 12-29-2013, 05:41 AM   #3
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^ ahhah thanks but I'm not a master, not even close.

Took out the blyxa or whatever and added DHG in the back, she coming along.



Here the paintball setup.

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I did a water change today and realized there might be a problem. How in the world am I going to clean the glass in this tank? There is a huge rock in the middle.
I should of thought this over.
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Old 12-30-2013, 02:28 AM   #5
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Amazon.com: Fluval EDGE Algae Magnet: Pet Supplies Amazon.com: Fluval EDGE Algae Magnet: Pet Supplies

Your prayers have been answered! LOL the two halves of this guy are connected by a string, so you can easily retrieve the half in the tank if you use it
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Thanks, it looks sort of big for a 6 gallon though. I'm thinking a chop stick with a sponge at the end would be sufficient.
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You should derim it!


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It's nearly impossible to scrub the corner if you have plants in the way. Is there a slim profile magnet glass scraper? The normal size one are too big for this 6 gallon.
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:55 AM   #9
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http://www.twolittlefishies.com/tlf_...html?lang_id=1

That should do the trick
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Thanks for the heads up, raven. I think I'm done with the Fluval Edge as a high tech tank though, it's too much work for such a small tank.



Thoughts on the Fluval Edge 6 gallon -

This tank has what I like to call, the "Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde" syndrome.

Don't get me wrong, I think the Fluval Edge is a great tank for a high tech set-up, if you don't mind the work that is.

One of the best feature of the tank is it's enclosed top, the Co2 is trap under the glass and you can get great diffusion regardless of diffuser. The over powered Aqua Clear 20 is rated for 10 - 20 gallon of water so with a 6 gallon tank, you can imagine how great the flow is.

Unlike my ADA 60P, the drop checker will be dark green in the morning so you know the filter is great as a secondary air stone.But forget about drop checkers, unless you got the hundred dollar ADA one. All those asian drop checkers you see being sold for 10 dollars are the worst kind.


Annnd.... now the bad-

Corner algae, impossible to clean with a scrubber, and by impossible, I mean, too tedious and I'm too lazy.

The physical shape of the hood blocks off the light coverage forcing the hobbyist to come up with other solutions.

*I just added a desktop lamp, good enough.
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