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Got suckered in by a sale and picked up two 20cm high-clarity cubes from AquaTop.

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(No, they won't be placed on particle board - don't worry)

Clarity is terrific. Definitely worth the price. If you're on the fence about one of these AquaTop tanks? Don't hesitate to make the purchase.

Not sure what's in store beyond adding a black background to each, using Aquasoil, Red Sea Nano filters and random chunks of driftwood.

Have two spare 13w Fluval fixtures but would prefer to go the LED route.

Plants? No clue. Have tons of moss. Maybe just moss on driftwood.

Plan to house various Caridina. Or maybe I won't and will pump CO2 and grow things like S. repens and UG? We'll see what plays out. Just need to go through my hardscape supply to see what looks best. That'll determine plants and whether or not these cubes house sensitive shrimp.

At the very least, they'll house Neos.
 

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Makes me wish I had more room.
 

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I can't comment to much on your tanks for obvious reasons but I know they will be super cool as I love some of your other tanks. However, I totally appreciate you showing these and giving a review. Just looked them up and prices are super reasonable so if you are happy, I will be. I will have one for the kitchen as soon as I extend my counters 2ft. Awesome.
 

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They're better quality than any of my Mr. Aqua tanks and, in my opinion, way nicer than Do! Aqua. Blasphemy coming from me, an ADA fan, I know. Pretty sure they come from the same factory.

Regular forum folks know I'm quick to speak up when I receive a product that's poor quality. These tanks are tops and I expect them to become popular. Glass is thick, tanks are heavy and the silicone is great. I want but absolutely DO NOT need a third little cube.

I can't comment to much on your tanks for obvious reasons but I know they will be super cool as I love some of your other tanks. However, I totally appreciate you showing these and giving a review. Just looked them up and prices are super reasonable so if you are happy, I will be. I will have one for the kitchen as soon as I extend my counters 2ft. Awesome.
 

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They're better quality than any of my Mr. Aqua tanks and, in my opinion, way nicer than Do! Aqua. Blasphemy coming from me, an ADA fan, I know. Pretty sure they come from the same factory.

Regular forum folks know I'm quick to speak up when I receive a product that's poor quality. These tanks are tops and I expect them to become popular. Glass is thick, tanks are heavy and the silicone is great. I want but absolutely DO NOT need a third little cube.
That's actually really good to know. I used to go to AFA in San Fransisco like once a month, though I couldn't afford ADA products. I believe the Do! Aqua stuff was just coming out when I first started going. I told myself I would never get and ADA tank without most their other goodies I love to drool over. This is my excuse for a nice cube without feeling I need to spend a fortune. Well, I do need to spend a fortune on the kitchen to make something fit but that's a whole nother issue lol.

Even cooler, my fiancee actually wants me to do a 2-5 gallon cube, more or less. I don't hear that every day, trust me. She has been actually asking me for about 3 months to consider it (trying to rid myself of MTS).

Thanks for the review. I could live with a Mr. Aqua and would love a Do! Aqua so you have convinced me. Just need to update the kitchen lol.
 

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bacon5: I have no idea - check their website.

In other news: Contemplating a tank with just 5-6 Limnopilos naiyanetri. Though, I'm nearly certain these will end up as tanks used to separate grades of PRLs.

(Or maybe I'll add some Limnopilos naiyanetri to the 12gal long, as it's been running for more than a year...)
 
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