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Old 02-24-2014, 01:04 AM   #1
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Starting a small tank, i found this at a salvo and had to have it...that was about two years ago.

Planning on some MM, crypts and anubias with a few floaters.
Drift wood and then terra cotta pots as the hardscape, im looking to do something different than what i already have going.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:06 AM   #2
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I like how you scape your eyebrows

Tank is going to look cool too!
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Old 02-24-2014, 11:58 PM   #3
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Lol thanks!

I hoping it will look cool too!

I just have to stick with it and not fall off the wagon.
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Old 02-25-2014, 01:04 AM   #4
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Very cool looking tank. Can't wait to see what you'll do with it.
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Old 02-26-2014, 01:17 AM   #5
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I can't wait to see what I'm going to do with it either!
Thanks!
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Did you add any plants or anything yet? I see you added some water?
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Old 02-26-2014, 09:14 AM   #7
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No plants yet, I've been working 12hr shifts and live an hour from where I work. But I plan to buy some petco plants and give them a try.

I added water cuz I used dry dirt and wanted it to be ready to plant when I was.
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I've been there! Sucks. You should try Petsmart plants instead I think they're usually higher quality and in better condition IMO. Not too fond of Petco, least around me.
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I've been there! Sucks. You should try Petsmart plants instead I think they're usually higher quality and in better condition IMO. Not too fond of Petco, least around me.
Agreed, Petsmarts plants are MUCH better and always have a better variety. Every petco I go to seems to have a whole row of 5-6 dead plants and then they put one alive plant on top..
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Agreed, Petsmarts plants are MUCH better and always have a better variety. Every petco I go to seems to have a whole row of 5-6 dead plants and then they put one alive plant on top..
For me both sucks, but Petco seems to be a tiny bit better ..less rotted, algae covered plants and larger selection of... unlabeled mystery goodness.. "assorted stem/assorted potted plant" ugh so annoying. But Petco likes to rot their non aquatic bamboo (leaves below water) Petsmart does not.. but Petsmart sells terrestrial (100% not aquatic) ferns and grasses as aquarium plants...
This is just my local ones... I wish the stores were as nice as some people make them out to be by their homes.

Venting aside, the tank looks cool! how many gallons will it hold?
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Old 02-27-2014, 12:55 PM   #11
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I actually meant to say petsmart. I was looking at how nice they were the other day when i was there.


Thanks!!
I holds just about two gallons empty.
So ill guessing just over a gallon and a half when scaped and what not.

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Old 02-27-2014, 03:37 PM   #12
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I want one of those!
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:23 PM   #13
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Thanks!
It's a nifty little tank.
When I saw it I knew I had to have it, cuz I'd eventually do something with it.
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:32 AM   #14
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Drift wood is gone, it wanted to float.

Right now there is c. Wendtii green and tropica from petsmart and MM that I had on hand.
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Nice. I've come to the conclusion I can't decorate tanks. I like the broken pottery look. I got some of the Rotola indica from Petsmart the other day. Going to see how well it grows in a jar and I put 1 trimmed stem in my tank. If it can't handle the jar I'll add it to the tank.
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