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  1. Tank Journals
    Well I am the proud new owner of a 11.33 gallon, High Clarity Low Iron, Glass Cube. Dimensions: 13.78" x 13.78" x 13.78" For the stand I found an old speaker at Good Will ($6) and the fit is nearly seamless. So I gutted the inside and turned it into a storage cabinet. So now I'm trying to...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Guys, I'm thinking of doing undergravel for the next tank im setting up. Gonna be 15 gallons. My concern is too much suction which shortens the life of the substrate. I want a good 2-3 years before having to redo the whole tank entirely instead of just a year like I have read. If longer, even...
  3. Equipment
    Im from the old school and havent set up a tank in 15-20 yrs..i found my old equipment and ready to set up tank. 55gallon..marineland canister filer....undergravel filter with 2 power heads...i want to get into LIVE PLANTS...Can i use mu UNDERGRAVEL FILTER and still have live plants...?? I am A...
  4. DIY
    Hello everybody, been reading the forum for the past year - lots of helpful advice, thank you. First time posting :) My apologies for the length of this post. I am building a UGJ system for my 20G tank. I will skip the history and reasons why. I have a Maxi-Jet 1200 pump (thinking of maybe...
  5. Tank Journals
    Here are a few pictures of my newly set up 90 gallon. It has been up and running for about weeks now. The Overflow and wet/dry came with the tank, and I’m borrowing the canister filter from a friend for now. I’m still waiting on CO2 to come in and will be making a reactor. In the last...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have kept fish for a number of years, freshwater and marine. Although I've never really tried to do a planted tank as such. I have a Red Sea Max 130D (34 gal), in which has been cleaned out and ready to use (currently empty in my garage). I've taken out the protein skimmer and intend to change...
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