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12G Club: Got a 12 GalloN RimlesS or wanna get 1? PoSt/SeE HeRe!

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Featured is J&H's 12G Long

12 Gallon Long Rimless Club
(Mr. Aqua or GLA)

Hi! As I have discussed with a few fellow members with 12 gallon long tanks, it would be nice to have a thread dedicated to just 12 gallon long tanks. Its basically a thread dedicated to our small 12G long community in hopes of keeping it always exciting and drawing new interests everyday. This thread is open for ideas, questions, suggestions, etc. as a whole. Whether you already have a 12G long, looking for ideas how to design it, or simply thinking to get one, I want this thread and its members to help you in whichever way possible :biggrin:

Goals:
* Have your very own community focusing on 12G longs.
* Learn, inspire, share & support (Remember it as L.I.S.S).
* Give RAOK(s) from your very own 12G tank(s) for newcomers or to those in need when you have extra.
* Have fun! This is what it is all about ;)

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12G Journals = If you would like to recommend a journal - or of your own - to be added here, feel free to shoot me a PM! :bounce:

ADA: Panoramic Mountain Scape - CRS Habitat
Ach1Ll3sH33L: Ach1lL3s 12 long White Mountain
Amazonfish: Lara's 12 gallon long 'Tango'
andrewjohn007: 12g Long DSM with MTS
Anhvu: -="Bees Playground" Anh's Mr Aqua 12G Long=-
auski: Alan's Mr Aqua 12 gallon long
Aww: Aww's Scape #2 (Mr. Aqua 12G)

Bananariot: 12 Gallon Long Banana
BeastMaster: "Kahawai" 12 gallon long
beedee: Tranquil Valley // 12g Long Iwagumi
bigd603: 12 Gallon Wicked Long!

CalmSeasQuest: CalmSeasQuest's 12G Long Iwagumi
cdunson82: 12 gallon long first timer
CryptKeeper54: CryptKeeper54's Mr. Aqua 12 gallon long

dasob85: G's 12g long planted with driftwood
defiant: MR. Aqua's 12g Long Iwagumi Madness II the end!
DrakeScree: Drake's 12g long!!!!!!

El Funko: El Funko's Ubiquitous 12G Long
endgin28: The Black Gate GLA 12 long Iwagumi

_FC: First planted 12g Long (56K warning)

g33tar: g33tar's 12g Mr.Aqua -First planted tank
Geronimoumd: Geronimoumd's 12 Gal Long Journal - "The Jungle Nook"

HeathBar: 12g long - Low tech/low maintance

Kai808: Another guy... Another 12g long... Another DSM
Kosey929: 12G Long shrimp & tiny fish tank/very expensive cat water dish

larcat: Mr. Aqua 12 Gallon Long Mountainscape. Stocking ideas?

manualfocus: 12 Gallon Long Rimless "Escape"
mayphly: Mayphly's 12 Gallon RimlessTank
meowschwitz: Meow's 12G Long — "Triple Summit"
micr0: micr0's 12 Gallon Long
mweng0385: mweng0385**Mr. Aqua 12 Long**Journal (56K Beware)
mythin: Mythin's Mr. Aqua 12 Gallon Long

natebuchholz: 12 Long Journal...Creative Title
NeoShrimp: Miss My's 1st Iwagumi Journal: Mr. Aqua 12 Gallon Long
nerdariostomp: Nerdariostomp's 12g long

PJM: Mr. Aqua 12 Bookshelf Frameless Aquarium Journal

Ranbaral: Ranbaral: 12g long, Iwagumi on a budget
rdmustang1: A Twist on Mr. Aqua 12 Long
rocksmom: rocksmom's 12 Long Blue Velvet Haven
RumbleFish: Rumble's First Planted (12G Long)

sayurasem: Ray's 12 Gallon Loooooooong Journal Substrate Swap Completed
senor0kun: Another 12 gallon long
smracer31: 12 gallon long coffee table tank
somewhatshocked: Jake's Mr. Aqua 12gal Long/36" Shrimp Tank (pic heavy)

the_intricacy: the_Intricacy's 12g Long... double-fisted!
therash: therash's 12 gallon long

Waddy015: 12 Gallon Long Mr. Aqua

yellowsno: YellowSno's 12 gallon long... now with bba problems :(
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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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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.
Man, UPS. They sure know how to break things right?
 

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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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