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Old 10-21-2013, 04:09 PM   #1
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LARGE Low Tech Tanks?? POST EM!!!


I'll get it started with a pic of my first planted tank. I didn't keep it long enough for everything to fill in, but here it is anyway.

4x2x2 120g tank, 4x55w PC's, SMS substrate. Started with one Filstar XP3 and one Penguin 400 (what it came with when i bought it), then swapped the biowheel for a second XP3.

I dosed some dry ferts for a while, with instructions from the guy I bought the setup from, plus Flourish Excel. Then I quit the ferts and just did Excel.



The infamous coffee table stand.

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My 75g Rainbow tank. I've got some Hydrocotyle Japan filling in the left side.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:15 PM   #3
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FordDNA...I LOVE that stand!
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:14 PM   #4
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FordDNA...I LOVE that stand!

Thank you! I sold the tank, stand, and canopy to someone on the Orlando Reef Club site. So it's still around! It was awesome to have a place to stand to tinker inside the tank all the time!
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The Dude, that looks great. What substrate is that?
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Its Tahitian Moon Sand. I just did this rescape last week so there is some stuff floating around. The plants also need to grow in a bit. It will look great when the Hydrocotyle fills in
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:44 PM   #7
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My 20 gallon. Walstad method but with a canister filter instead of a power head.

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Old 10-22-2013, 12:33 AM   #8
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My 265gal lowtech tank now. (used to be co2 hightech but i cut Co2).

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Old 10-22-2013, 01:42 AM   #9
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Is that 14 or 15 discus I see in that tank ^ ?
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:22 AM   #10
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New 120 Gallon with first fish, low tech



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Is that 14 or 15 discus I see in that tank ^ ?
I count 16!

Beautiful tanks all around!
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Old 10-22-2013, 04:42 AM   #12
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Nice tanks everyone!

Here's my 75

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I count 16!

Beautiful tanks all around!
I also count 16!!!
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:57 PM   #14
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I also count 16!!!
actually have 25. some are hiding in this pic
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Nice tanks everyone!

Here's my 75

Beautiful tank!
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