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Here is my new nano!! (3/09/06)

I just finnished putting this together. It is 4x4x5 acrylic box whic works out to 0.35 gallons, or 1.31 Liters.

Substrate - Flourite
Plants - Hairgrass & Glosso
Lighting - 15 watt incandesant desk lamp

Please let me know what you think!!





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I think next time you should put a ruler next to it not a coin...what is that coin anyway...? LOL

Yeah looks nice...any fish? Maybe you can torture a betta/fighter by putting it in there and then putting a mirror next to it...Ahhh ha hah etc.
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I think next time you should put a ruler next to it not a coin...what is that coin anyway...? LOL
That's a quarter celebrating the People's Republic of Massachusetts. Being from Hong Kong, I would think you'd know more about Communist states!
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Hmm...

Anywho...

The tank isn't bad. I'm diggin it. Though I don't really like that white rock on the right.



If the left one stays and the right one goes, IMO it might look better. But it's just an opinion. But it's looking good Spud.

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Looks like a beanie container to me. I used to have a whole bunch of these when I was breeding bettas.

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Yeah looks nice...any fish? Maybe you can torture a betta/fighter by putting it in there and then putting a mirror next to it...Ahhh ha hah etc.
lol...HEY! What's wrong this?
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looks good, i agree about removing the right rock.

Also, does the incandescent light put out lots of heat? Keep your eye on that issue. . ..
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why remove the right rock? if it's because it looks abit polished or clean or smooth then technically it should be fine as the water would wash it over and over and grind it down like you find pebbles. I think the tank looks great, nice going.
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Thanks for the comments!! I may get a few more of these, they were 1.50 at my local craft store!! The quarter was there just to give some sense of size!! I haven't decided if there will be any fish, it is kinda small, maybe a few Endlers fry or something of similar size.
The light does put off some heat, but I don't think it is enough to worry about.

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Awww, I think it's cute. Are you putting any shrimp in there?
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The white rock is like a sore thumb. First of all it does not match the other rock or even color in the substrate. Therefore it gives the impression it is not in a natural setting. As for the comment of being washed over and over and naturally polished, there is no other rocks that are similar. The rock next to it should also be polished but it is not. A very unnatural rock placement.

As for the rest waiting to see it after a bit of growing.


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That's a quarter celebrating the People's Republic of Massachusetts. Being from Hong Kong, I would think you'd know more about Communist states!
LOL!! Good comments!!

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The white rock is like a sore thumb. First of all it does not match the other rock or even color in the substrate. Therefore it gives the impression it is not in a natural setting. As for the comment of being washed over and over and naturally polished, there is no other rocks that are similar. The rock next to it should also be polished but it is not. A very unnatural rock placement.

As for the rest waiting to see it after a bit of growing.
alright, alright dont get your knickers in a twist.. sheesh..

The tank is cool, stick some shrimp in or some endlers/minnows but only like 2-4. Shrimp is best. The rock does kinda' look abit unnatural, perhaps try find a smaller rock the same as the large one.
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That's a quarter celebrating the People's Republic of Massachusetts. Being from Hong Kong, I would think you'd know more about Communist states!

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alright, alright dont get your knickers in a twist.. sheesh..

The tank is cool, stick some shrimp in or some endlers/minnows but only like 2-4. Shrimp is best. The rock does kinda' look abit unnatural, perhaps try find a smaller rock the same as the large one.
There is nothing wrong with the tank itself. It is the rocks!!! I would get a Dwarf Puffer for this one. I got one the several weeks ago and they are really neat little fish. Be prepaired to feed it lots of small snails.


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With such a tiny tank it is difficult to get an effective aquascape. In fact any aquascape is impressive. Leave the rock where it is should it please you. It's damn near impossible to have a "good" aquascape in a tank I could drink with one swig.

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