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bigtankguy Tank A 425 gal/Tank B 425gal each 5' long, 4.5 feet wide and 3' deep. - Your Tanks

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bigtankguy

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Tank A 425 gal/Tank B 425gal each 5' long, 4.5 feet wide and 3' deep.

Date Started

2011

Lighting

Florescent/Compact Florescent

Equipment

Each tank: 1200 gal/hr pump, two Canister Filters, two in-line 300 watt heaters, 20 watt UV. 300 gal/day R/O system for soft water.

CO2

No

Substrate

Laterite and Eco Complete

Parameters

Amazon soft, low Ph, warm

Fertilization

Undergravel pellets as needed

Plants

Amazon Swords, various Crypts, Giant Hair Grass, Didiplis diandra, Giant Val, Madagascar lace, and misc others. Because of 3' depth plants are in six removeable planters for access, using a lifting apparatus.

Inhabitants

Tanks are newly planted, and do not have final fish, which will be: Tank A featuring Angels and compatibles; Tank B featuring Discus and compatibles.

Comments

Basic box is 1000 gal made with rubber pond liner; subdivided into two sections (partition insulated, but not water tight) with two 2'X4' glass panels in front. With inserts, each tank is a bit over 400 gal. water. A lot of automation, including lights, cooling/heating, water change, alarms, etc. Closed circuit TV system provides visibility when working from top/back of tanks. Control/Monitor Panel and CCTV camera shown to right side in main image. Feeding access panel at top-center in main image.

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