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Old 07-04-2007, 04:49 PM   #16
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Gr8 Changes. nice tank!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-04-2007, 04:53 PM   #17
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Agreed you can see all of your equipment, not appealing. Plus it will bring out your fish and plant color alot more. I think you'll be happy you did it.
Would a Blue background look better? I'm already thinking of getting the blue w/ adhesive already attached to put in the back.
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Emperor 400,Filstar XP3,200W Heater,Rena 400 Pump
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FILSTAR PIMP #104
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Old 07-04-2007, 05:27 PM   #18
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I prefer the black background just because it tends to be less noticeable than blue. That being said, if you continue on heavily planting your tank, it won't matter what color you have!

By the way, good decision on removing those Amazons. I made the mistake of putting 4 in my 58 gallon and a year later, they were WAY too big for the tank and I removed them, one by one to make room.

Looks like you've got some great progress so far!
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Old 07-04-2007, 07:20 PM   #19
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A blue background won't bring out your colors, as much as the black background. If you do blue I would go with a dark blue. I am a fan of the black background, because it makes your plants and fish look more vibrant.
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Old 07-04-2007, 10:32 PM   #20
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Nice setup. You may want to take each one of those clumps of grass and split them up into about 20 each and spread them around--otherwise they won't go anywhere very quickly....

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Old 07-05-2007, 12:57 AM   #21
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Nice setup. You may want to take each one of those clumps of grass and split them up into about 20 each and spread them around--otherwise they won't go anywhere very quickly....

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OK. I will do that this weekend. Thanks for the tip.
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Emperor 400,Filstar XP3,200W Heater,Rena 400 Pump
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Old 07-10-2007, 12:40 AM   #22
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OK, guys got the "Black Background". It does look better already. Also traded in the BN Pleco last Sunday & got 3 more Ottos. Here are the pics:



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4-Blood Parrot,5-Spotted & 2-Albino Cory,
8-Ottos,3-SAE
A.Sword,J.Fern,A.Nana,Vals,B.Pennyworth,R.Ludwigia ,R.Indica,Flame&JavaMoss,Bacopa
Emperor 400,Filstar XP3,200W Heater,Rena 400 Pump
Coralife 4-65W 6700K ,Tubo Twist 9W UV
5LB Pressurized CO2 System w/ SMS122 PH Controller
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Old 07-10-2007, 12:44 AM   #23
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Looks great! I'm really diggin the black background, makes your fish look so vibrant!
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