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Inches or feet? 9x9x4 inches = 1.4 gallons. 9" x 9" x 4' = 16.83 gallons.

Either way, should be interesting. But the smaller one would not be suitable for any sort of fish - just shrimp.
No that's just the ratio. It is actually 24" x 24" x 10" and I just did the math wrong.
 

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I'd like to join the club! Unfortunately UPS delivered mine in more than one piece..

Thankfully Marinedepot already has a replacement shipped, I'll be really sad if this one doesn't survive.
What a bummer. Hope the other one made it for you! Welcome to the club! ;)
 

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That's quite a feat if it's packed like mine was. Never seen so much bubble wrap!

I moved my office recently and lost half of my carpet :) Looks like a good excuse to invest in some curved scissors and keep things cleaner and maybe add some more plants to the right side. Any suggestions?

 

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That's quite a feat if it's packed like mine was. Never seen so much bubble wrap!

I moved my office recently and lost half of my carpet :) Looks like a good excuse to invest in some curved scissors and keep things cleaner and maybe add some more plants to the right side. Any suggestions?

I definitely like it the way it is now. That area of soil makes the tank look more real an place for shrimps to hang out and feeding them there you get the best view of baby shrimpies ;)
 

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Ich

After 1 1/2 years problem free, my !2 G long has ich. I removed all the plants, salted at 2 teaspoons per gallon and raised the temp to 87 degrees. So far the fish seem to be fine. Looking for suggestions: I placed the plants in a hospital aquarium in the same water that had the ich. When I get rid of the salt in the 12G with several water changes over the next few weeks, can I replant or do I need to treat the hospital tank with something other than salt in order not to re-contaminate the 12 G? Thanks for any help.
 

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Hi Guys. Reporting in the 12G Long Club!

I started with a 10G Rimless: Journal
Before the Heater of Doom

After the Heather of Doom


6 hours later, 12G long Established


Critique welcomed. I was able to save all of the HC Cuba. Am using all new substrate, the old ones had a lot of glass in it. I just laid the HC mat right on top and pushed it in a bit, going through another DSM till they root, probably 4 weeks I am hoping this time, since I am not waiting for them to spread.
 

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What a bummer. Hope the other one made it for you! Welcome to the club! ;)
Thanks, the replacement arrived intact on Friday around one, by seven I had finished the layout and planting!

Man, UPS. They sure know how to break things right?
I wasn't very surprised, you should have seen the driver when I asked to have him watch while I opened the second tank.. "Ughh.. once you open it up it's yours, UPS poilicy."

That's quite a feat if it's packed like mine was. Never seen so much bubble wrap!
Both tanks were incredibly well packaged, tons of bubble wrap and peanuts. I think they must have dropped it on it's end from high up. Yours looks amazing by the way!

I'll post some photos of mine in a couple days once things settle a little and the water isn't cloudy.
 

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Hi Guys. Reporting in the 12G Long Club!

I started with a 10G Rimless: Journal
Before the Heater of Doom

After the Heather of Doom


6 hours later, 12G long Established


Critique welcomed. I was able to save all of the HC Cuba. Am using all new substrate, the old ones had a lot of glass in it. I just laid the HC mat right on top and pushed it in a bit, going through another DSM till they root, probably 4 weeks I am hoping this time, since I am not waiting for them to spread.
Wow. Lucky no one got hurt. But definitely a beautiful transition over. Looks very natural and love how you came up with that in just 6 hours. Definitely worth sharing. Good luck! If you use sand, I believe you need to give it root tabs because HC could definitely use that to flourish. Keep us posted with the progress and welcome to the club! :)

changed out the left side of my tank. no more hc for me.

Still looks beautiful as always. Hard to describe the look but really loving the shaded areas :)

Took some pics, 5 days in.







Viewable from both sides, this side is coming up the stairs into my apartment





Current USA Freshwater LED+ and Mr Aqua 12g Long - YouTube
Wow, the scaping ideas for these tanks keeps getting better and better. Always fascinating what members come up with. Looks great! :)
 

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I am planning on equipment for when I flood my DSM. Would it be enough flow if I use the jet nozzle with a Rena XP3 (350gph)?

Contemplating on whether I need to rig up a tank length spray bar... The outlet of the filter will have Ista Max Mix Reactor and hydor heater inline heater mixed in so flow rate will definitely be less than 350gph.
 
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