1.8 meter stand - build

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    Keeping an eye on the s 3ft tanks

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    Spotted this guy in the tank on the right.

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    Now that gray male might get me into trying to get these to hatch.

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    Not to be outdone the twin on the left is housing some cats ... this one is not camera shy.

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    Seems like I have another weekend in tank rescape project going.

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    Things for a little crazy as seen above.

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    removed the plants .... aaahhh feel inplace substrate cleaning and reduction is a MUST.

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    This is a bit better .. about half the PFS removed

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    filled and added some wood .. will let it clear before the plants are added back.

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    The now obligatory pics of the survivors of the in-tank clean-up.

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    LFS crawl got me some green stuff for the tank ... langa a previous purchase ...

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    Need to let is clear ... did place the other plants back but that has loads of BBA as camouflage

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    Added some purigen behind the HMF, not loads of flow but I am in no hurry.

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    The gutter light cover is working a treat - why did I wait so long to do them ??

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    Also added an extra 2ft LED 10watt tube on the right ..

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    Extra light on the right corner should help with a bit of growth.

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    Nice. Clearly up slowly but surely
     
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    @f-fish How many tanks do you have? Curious to know.
     
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    17 in the fishroom ... will keep these going during winter another 18 outside that are being shut down for winter and 7 that are in need of TLC to bring back to life - maybe this year - I have binned 6 tanks that just are not worth the effort migh do a few more.

    So realistically 35 holding water at the moment.

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    Always thought its an unwritten rule not to ask
     
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    nah ... having an idea of a persons addiction when it comes to MTS helps with understanding certain behaviors.

    As an example - I loose interest in a tank / project then it is not because I am getting out of the hobby - but maybe I found something better in the room to focus on. Also allows on to run long term slow grow / low maintenance projects.

    One thing I like about the hobby - if I want to I can still learn something new everyday.

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    Wow thats awesome, I hope to have a fish room one day - was thinking about getting a container office or wendy house :lol:. Must be really nice to be able to experiment with all the different fish, plants, scapes, etc...
     
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    it has its challenges ... but start small and get buy in from those around you :)
     
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    new leaves on the new plants ... did expect the BN's to do a better job on the glass.

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    crazy growth on the lace plant.

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    Might add some OC+ tabs at some point .

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    Well at least they are on the job.



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    He looks like he is having a feast!
     
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    Yeah took them 4 months, but the tank finally has no BGA ...

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    It's worth the wait
     

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