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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-08-2011, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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Zack's Tank no.I

This is my 1st setup.

This is my first time setting up a tank. Nothing Spectacular

Tank: ANS OptiCube 60M (60x30x36cm)

Lighting: Aquazonic T5 4 x 24w (1 Osram 6500K tube, 1 ATI 10000K tube, 1 Accadia Plant Pro 10000K tube and 1 AquaZonic 12000K tube)

Filtration: Eheim Ecco 2036 (Eheim Mech & BioHome (red) Substrate Pro) + Hailea HS-28a Chiller, Ehiem 2211 + UV + Prefilter

Chiller: Hailea HS-28 1/10 HP, AnS Digital Thermometer

Co2: 2L Cylinder with UP Solenoid, CO2 atomizer, ADA Drop Checker

MOSURA old Deep sea Mud, Root Monster, ADA Bacter 100, Clear Super, Tourmaline BC, Penac P, Penac W, Power Sand Special, Amazonia Aquasoil (Normal & Powder)

Flora: Japanese hair grass

Fauna: Crystal Red Shrimps

Some time back before i rescaped the background plants

Residents of my tank:

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-08-2011, 12:52 PM
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Wow, your shrimps are really cute!!!
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-08-2011, 03:00 PM
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Thats a really well put together tank. And even more kudos for it being your first.
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Quite possibly the longest "substrate" list I have seen!

Good first tank. Where do you plan to go with it next, or do you plan on another setup? (I am assuming you have caught the "itis.")
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-08-2011, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
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I still find it very interesting when I'm here desperately lowering my water temp to 75 using a choler when you guys over in us and canada trying to bring up the temp thru a heater
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