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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
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Smile hi , im still a noob! Am I doing this right?

Hi , im cleek and Me like fishies. I have a 28 gallon tank like for 6 months now and now im in the process of upgrading it to a 45 gallon tank.


I bought 1 hydor inline heater
I bought 2 eco complete bags
1 2213 eheim filter and 1 rena x1 filter
glass diffuser and a pressurized co2 system
I bought a PC system 2x96 watt , 6,500k ea bulb
And I bought 1 big malaysian driftwood. I like it very much
plus some big rocks that I stol......got from someones yard


Now I need to buy a tank. Im gonna custom made it.....36x16x19 tall?

What height do you guys like the most, is 19 good?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 09:18 PM
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If you are doing it right will depend on how you use the products you just bought.
Btw, why did you buy two cannister filters?
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my eheim broke so I got the rena for my 28 gallon and now the eheim is fixed...the shaft broke and I didnt know until it was too late so I got the rena but its all gd tho , i want 2 canisters for my big tank
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I think you will need at least another bag of eco for a 45G


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dam , i hope not
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for a 45... yeah you need at least another bag if not 2 more
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i got another bag of eco now i have 3, i hope its enuff cuz that stuff is expensive
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Getting a 3' tank will only make you want a 4'+ tank shortly after.
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