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  1. Tank Journals
    Hello TPT! I've been in (and out) of the aquarium hobby for decades, and a few years back I started some planted tanks. I did a dirt tank that did great for some time and I still have a planted tank now. I've been lurking here for a while and I've always been meaning to start a tank journal...
  2. Tank Journals
    This is my first tank journal. I finally got some time today to post it so I will be back dating the process. I will be using the Dry Start Method (DSM) Equipment: Tank = Aquatop High Clarity Glass 12G Long (HCA-12G) --- Mr Aqua seems to be the most popular of this type of tanks, I don't know...
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    Hi All, This is my first post, although I’ve been lurking and learning from this forum for some time now. I know the post is long, but during my research and planning, I had a hard time finding examples of others who have combined a FW tank with a sump. I hoped that taking a leap on the...
  4. Tank Journals
    Hi All, This is my first post, although I’ve been lurking and learning from this forum for some time now. I know the post is long, but during my research and planning, I had a hard time finding examples of others who have combined a FW tank with a sump. I hoped that taking a leap on the project...
  5. Tank Journals
    Hi All, This is my first post, although I’ve been lurking and learning from this forum for some time now. I know the post is long, but during my research and planning, I had a hard time finding examples of others who have combined a FW tank with a sump. I hoped that taking a leap on the project...
  6. Tank Journals
    Hello everyone! I have been in the background pouring over the wealth of information on here for some time and have never really talked to much on here. I am right in the middle of my 90 gallon planted freshwater build. 90 Gallon tank Fluval 406 Eheim 2075 Aqueon 55/75 48'' 4 Bulb T5 Lights...
  7. DIY
    I wanted to share my first wood working project, a stand for my 15g planted tank, made this over a couple weekends, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out.
  8. DIY
    So I'm doing a 75-P and I decided to make my own stand. I'll try and put as many pictures as I can. When planning to do this don't forget to take the thickness of the formica into account. I did it everywhere except for the small front face on the top. I'm sure the only person that sees it is...
  9. Tank Journals
    Alright guys, So I've been asking questions on here for a while now and I decided to set-up this tank that I already had! SPECS Tank: 2.5G Hex Tank Filter: Red Sea Nano Filter Heater: Hydor Mini Heater 7W Light: 7W Perch Light (Tom Aquatics) Substrate: Sand (boiled and cleaned) Ferts: ??? CO2...
  10. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello all, I will be building a stand/hood/surround for my 2.5G Hex Tank and I am using MDF (left over from other project)... It's 5/8" thick... I was wondering if I need to seal the wood with something or if the paint will seal it? Here are my questions: 1) Do I have to seal the MDF in case...
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