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Hi guys! I am Nick. I am here to share my aqua journal to everyone. Hope you guys enjoy and any comments are welcome.

From 22.APRIL.08 -- 03.AUGUST.08

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3133/2632354323_75798f80e4_b.jpg



I posted the whole process of making this tank in my flickr

Please visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/2606034...7604838872306/.

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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 10-21-2008, 06:08 AM
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really nice tank you have there. what is that orange thing on the suction cup?
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really nice tank you have there. what is that orange thing on the suction cup?
It is penac a. For stabilize the water condition.
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Smile About my tank spec

tank size : 90x45x45 (cm)

lighting : namh 150w, na lamp 20w x2 (8 hrs / day)

uv light : 9w

filter : eheim p3e
bio rio 2l x3
ada palm net (1pcs)
ada bacter ball 2 grains
na carbon 2l


co2 injection : 3 bubles per second

temperature : 22-24c

substrate : ada amazonia ii 9l (m) x2
ada amazonia ii 9l (s) x1
ada power sand 2l (m) x2
ada penac a
ada penac w
ada penac p
ada tourmaline bc

daily fertilizer : brighty k (3 pump)
brighty step 1(2 pump)
brighty lights (1 pump)
excel (30ml / optional)

maintenance : wc 30% (per week)
ada green bacter (5 drops wc / trimmed)
ada eca (2 drops wc / trimmed)
ada green gain (3 drops wc / trimmed)
ada rio base (1/2 cup wc)

flora : hemianthus callitrichoides
eleocharis acicularis
eleocharis vivipara

fauna : paracheirodon simulans x68
badis vermelho x1
otocinclus affinis x1
caridina sp."crystal red" x11
apple snail x1
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Nice ADA setup. So clean looking it makes me want to start over with ADA.
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Nice ADA setup. So clean looking it makes me want to start over with ADA.

Thanks! I love ADA's products and I'm an ADA's fans.

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Very nicely done! Nice stonework too. So what does the Penac actually do?


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Awesome tank. I really love it.
Really makes me want to do an ADA set up as well.


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Beautiful tank, it looks very calming.
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beautiful tank... makes me look forward to upgrading to a 75P when i've saved up enough money.... though i won't be doing an iwagumi.. i love the simplicity of it.
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I saw you tank when looking through google images and thought it was absolutely beautiful. Very impressive and it's cool you are a member. Definitely something I instantly remembered when i came in here.
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Very nicely done! Nice stonework too. So what does the Penac actually do?

It was developed based on pulse theory of Plocher Enegie System GmbH, and it helps to improve water condition, and keep a harmonized health condition of the plants and animals.
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That's great! Your tank is definitely at its prime I love the arching eleocharis

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AGA 2008 contest




I sent this photo to AGA 2008 contest and still waiting for the result, this is my first time participate in an international contest.
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That's great! Your tank is definitely at its prime I love the arching eleocharis
Thanks ! I love it too,and yeah! They're messy in actual,but it looks nice in photo.
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