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My 220 L tank (dutch-style)

Hello everyone,
I'm french newbie in this forum and I'd like to show my tank, in order to introduce myself !

* My tank in November 2005:




* My tank in Mai 2006:
This photography is for the french contest "JAFA 2006", where my tank finish in the second place (category : tank > 200 L).
=> All the résult are here: Résults of the JAFA contest
=> And the comments of my tank are here: Comments of my tank




* Technicals specifications:
- Dimensions : L 115 * P 35 * H 65 (net volume = 220 L)
- Lighting : 160 W => 4*40W T8 neon tubes (2 "Sera-Daylight" + 1 "Sera-plant" + 1 "Sera-Bluesky")
- Filtration : external filter EHEIM 2026
- CO2 : pressurized CO2 by "JBL Proflora vario500"
- Fertiliser : PMDD (Macro-nutrients) + Flourish + Iron
- Soil : underlay with home-made nutritious soil (40 % heather ground + 40 % puzzolana + 20 % green clay ) and ground layer with sand.

* If you want to see the total description of the layout of this tank, I explain all in this link (sorry, it was in french ...):
The thread about my tank in Forumaqua

* Somes others photos of my tank are in this galery:
My galery of photos

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Un très belle aquarium!

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Nice tank, good photos.

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Salut et soit le bienvenue.
Ta technique de taille est impressionnante, impatient de voir ton nouveau bac.
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gorgeous.....nice job!
beautiful balance, great photography skills.
welcome~
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the tank is beautiful! looks like the judges liked it too! from my 1 year of french in school i could understand most of what they said and it was all along the lines of Beautiful tank, and there is a very strict aquascape that was very precise. great job!

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Thanks a lot for the compliments, and also for the reply in French !!!
Great
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it's very full looking. i like it!


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Tes efforts ont porté ces fruit second au jafa et maintenant une mention « Nice tank, good photo » par Tom Barr. Ca calme, la quand meme!
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Tes efforts ont porté ces fruit second au jafa et maintenant une mention « Nice tank, good photo » par Tom Barr. Ca calme, la quand meme!
Yes, it's great !!!

And in a fiew days, I have an other "surprise" for you about this tank See you later !!!
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Beautiful (and well maintained) setup and the pic shows it


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I have edited my first post because the links seems to be broken

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Beautiful tank and very nicely taken photographs. I've always been a great fan of dutch aquariums and i must say yours is marvelous.Great job!
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