Here's mine

Discussion in 'The Showroom' started by Anonymous, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. Ok, I suppose it's about time I cluttler up the board with my little glass box.
    Here's a progression of my tank since it was set up in December.

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    after new rock
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    The most recent picture...
    black background added,
    powerhead added,
    gravel removed,
    50/50 bulb added,
    NO3 0 ppm
    pH 8.2
    dKh 11
    Ca >500 ppm
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    Here are the inhabitants that I know about:
    New snails, looks like I'm about to have lots of new snails
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    Cyrus, the destroyer of worlds
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    Sea star hitch hikers
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    Nice aptasia starter culture
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    Brittle star hitch hiker
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    I'm just a couple of powerheads and new lights away from frags!
     
  2. zap the aptasia now, before it starts to spread.
     
  3. Thanks for the tip.
     
  4. Pettee86

    Pettee86 Marine Betta

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    Yea get rid of the aptasia, you don't need that.
     
  5. How big is your tank?
     
  6. SLoTH531 Peppermint Shrimp

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    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet background...i was gonna put pics of my fav bands on the back!!! :D nice idea
     
  7. Thanks. I needed a good place for that magazine cutout, so I taped it to my fishtank. Where else?! :D Last week, I slipped a piece of black poster board behind the tank to hide the wire, it was a totaly mess with that power filter. I probably spilled a quart of water on the shelf.
     
  8. Sorry, seanjen, I didn't mean to ignore you. My pseudo reef-in progress tank is 10 gallons.



    I bought some new rock yesterday and need some opinions.

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    I'll throw this one in for good measure...
    Yesterday I fed my Venus fly trap a cricket. He almost got away.
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  9. Awesome man! Ive never seen a real Venus fly trap before. where did you get it ?
     
  10. The venus fly trap came from the plant section of Wally World.
     
  11. Travis

    Travis Toadstool Leather Coral

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    It looks nice, but would probly look better with sand and a background.
     
  12. There actually is a black background right now. I'm holding off on adding sand until I build the stand and move the tank. It will probably be the last thing I add.

    As of today, the lights/canopy is about half finished.

    One of four aptasias is now in a bucket on my floor... the others had better beware.
     
  13. New mushroom
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    New canopy/lights
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    New (sort of) power heads Don't scold me just yet about a 40X turnover rate, only two are plugged in.
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    Thanks to Something Fishey for tossing this one in the live rock tank.
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  14. I bet you that mushroom will not open as big as it can with all of that flow. Turn off the Powerheads and see what happens. I bet you it will open up the size of a silver dollar. ;)
     
  15. Thanks for the tip. I added him yesterday. He's already trying to adjust to new lights and new water conditions, so I'll give him a bit more time before I throw another factor in the mix. The only powerheads that are running are the two pointing forward, so there's a pretty good dead spot where he is.
     
  16. jtv7471

    jtv7471 Ko-Ko Worm

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    What is the wattage on those lights?
     
  17. 15W each NO. I bought the fixtures from WalMart for $7 a piece.
     
  18. I'm amazed at how fast this guy is opening back up. This is from one hour ago.


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  19. from this afternoon
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    you have to look close because they're small, but they're there and they're definitly open.
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    Cyrus the destroyer of worlds was particularly photogenic today
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  20. Zash, mushroom is looking much better. Are you using less flow in the tank, or are you still running both power heads ? Those lights sure have a nice hue to them for being wally world cheapos. ;) Are you planning on putting sand in the tank at all ?
     

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