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Old 12-20-2007, 11:09 PM   #1
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The 125G Low tech journal...


Just wanted to start a lil journal after settin up the 125G to replace my 75G tank. I just out grew my 75G. This will be the new home of the 6 adult Blue turk discus I have grown out in a 55G BB for the last 2 years...

This was my 75G tank thread. Was a lil small for 6 adult discus.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/lo...uthin-75g.html

So lets get started...

Heres a couple a pics of the equipment i have on it. The 2 XP3's and 2 Hikari external 300W heaters. I love these heaters so far!! Set it an forget it!
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:10 PM   #2
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Tank in place an the Soil Master in... I was tryin to visualize how I wanted to contour it...
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:13 PM   #3
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He gave me alot of help!! Anyone recognize this mug??

Settin the centerpiece in place...
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:16 PM   #4
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We started fillin the tank about a 1/4 of the way an started takin measurements. We had to add a few shims to the left side to level it all out.

This process wouldn't have happened as far as I was concerned if it hadn't been for Steve (Scolly)! Glad he told me!
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:20 PM   #5
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Continued fillin an measurin kicked on the filters an the heaters an it was all good!

My help had ta leave so I just pretty much cleaned everything up an called it a night...
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:23 PM   #6
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Started recontourin the SMS the next mornin an couldnt wait ta start throwin plants an manzanita branches in it in it!!
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:37 PM   #7
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Here it is after I tossed all the fish back in.

I wanna thank Urkevitz and Algenco for the plant contributions! Urk contributed the anubias an a couple of nice swords, an Algenco sent some nice Amazon swords...

Steve is sending some moss my way to decorate the manzanita branches!!
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:39 PM   #8
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So who knows who the mug shot belongs to???
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:51 PM   #10
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So who knows who the mug shot belongs to???
Haven't a clue! But I'll let it run a little longer before I DEMAND that you enlighten us! Oh, and Taz, notice I have not said a darn thing about bastalker getting a 125 . . .
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you mean me?? Naw I aint that perty!

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Haven't a clue! But I'll let it run a little longer before I DEMAND that you enlighten us! Oh, and Taz, notice I have not said a darn thing about bastalker getting a 125 . . .
Cindy yer gonna kick yerself when ya find out!! Btw..I need enlightened now!!

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Really love the angels Where did you get them? Are they just regular silvers, zebras, or what? I'm wanting something similar in my 240g once its up and running.

Oh yeah...that mug belongs to Buck if I'm not mistaken. Do i get some kinda prize for a correct answer?
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Probably . Weeeeell, up in your neck of the woods, Buck or Steve. I don't think that's Steve, unless he's grown some "chin fungus" (I'm almost face-blind as far as recognizing people.) So . . . Buck ?
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Probably . Weeeeell, up in your neck of the woods, Buck or Steve. I don't think that's Steve, unless he's grown some "chin fungus" (I'm almost face-blind as far as recognizing people.) So . . . Buck ?
A regular Sherlock Holmes there Cindy!!

Yeah its Buck. If it wern't for him I wouldn't got the external heaters! He was a big help even with that chin fungus!

I was a lil sore with a bad shoulder an a bruised rib so he did most of the work...

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Old 12-21-2007, 12:29 AM   #15
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Really love the angels Where did you get them? Are they just regular silvers, zebras, or what? I'm wanting something similar in my 240g once its up and running.

Oh yeah...that mug belongs to Buck if I'm not mistaken. Do i get some kinda prize for a correct answer?
Dont know how I missed yer post!! Yer absolutely right! I will give ya my source for the angels just for that...

They came from a guy called brewmaster15 over on Simply Discus. He has plenty of em an ships as well!!

They are silvers an 1 Scalare.

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