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38 bowfront blackwater tank

Well I am finally setting up my Amazon River biotope up in morning to do. Here's a few beginning pictures of everything give me busy today building a stand and getting the aquarium up on it and everything set up . Will have more details on equipment plants and Hardscape later.

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Sub'd, what are looking at as far as stocking.

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Peppered Cory ,catfish German blue Rams and some White Cloud Mountain Minnows, Ottos

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I like the fish selection but have you considered the temperature that these fish prefer? Generally GBR's thrive in water 80 degrees and higher, where White Clouds are considered cold water fish.

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Yeah I thought about that but right now I have the German blue Ram and 7 White Cloud minnows in my 20 gallon tank and I keep the tank about 77 and everybody seems to be happy

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Working on the stand should be done tonight am watching walking dead.



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Working on the pieces that go between the to ring and bottom

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Stand is done

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like the stand ;D
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I tried to keep the cost down as much as possible the top came from an old dresser that I taken apart to recycle pieces the outside sheathing is wood flooring planks that a buddy of mine gave me

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Here are some better pics without the glare and opened the side door

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Great pics! Stand is really nice!
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