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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-16-2014, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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New 10g from spare stuff

This stared out as an inexpesive tank with things I had laying around. I had a 10g a bag of Black Diamond some Fluval Stratum and Laterite. Also had a 24" Beamworks light and AC 50 and heater and a Aquatek Mini regulator not in use. What the heck right. Even had plants from a couple Fluval Spec tanks I was taking down. The idea was not to spend any money and use all the extra stuff I had. Well that's where it started but that only got the snow ball rolling. First came the new filter, the AC 50 was way to strong. Then the heater shorted out and I didn't like the way the 24" light looked on top of the tank. Needless to say I have since bought a heater, filter and two 20" Finnex Planted+ fixtures. Then decided I wanted something other than DHG and S Repens so I ordered some plants from some fellow member of the forum. Not sure how this will mature and look.

I can never leave something alone and my wallet pays the price LOL,
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-16-2014, 09:33 PM
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LOL, been there, done that! Three times already. Looks great though.

My Toys; 100 gal. Clown Loach tank, 40 breeder community tank, 7.5 gal Emerald Rasboras, & Dwarf Cories, 17 Gal. Aquascaped Rimless Cube, Pygmy Cories, Embers, Dwarf Cories, Amano Shrimp, 3 plant/shrimp tanks, 300 gallon formal water lily pond, 150 gal. pond.
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The exact same thing happened to me lol.

Since you didn't use the equipment you originally wanted to use , why not yet another tank? lol
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-20-2014, 05:37 AM
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Me too seems to be a common a prob when u have extra aquarium stuff laying around Dam Stuff lol
Tank Looks GREAT
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